Name, Current Year Of Study & College
Abhilasha Jaiswal, Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune
Name Of The Organization
PGA and Co. Charated Accounts
How did I apply?
I made my profile on a website called Internshala.com. As I was interested in Legal writing and research, I applied using relevant filters on their websites such as law, legal, blogging, and content writing. I applied to the Internships after regarding their job description and skill set required.
What Was The Internship About?
It was a position of Taxation Content Writer for a CA Firm. The following were my responsibilities
A) Weekly Newsletter of Important Case law from GST and Income Tax for LinkedIn, E-mail, and Website of the firm.
B) One Weekly Article for their Website
C) Stipend Rs. 5000/p.m
Skillset For The Role?
1. Fair detailed working knowledge of GST and Income Tax.
2. English Proficiency (Written and Spoken)
As I am a Qualified Company Secretary I had required legal knowledge and as I was pursuing my Masters in Law then, I had a fair detailed idea about Legal writing and research. Having a Computer and Internet connection as it was an Online Internship.
I was asked to give a Write up on “GST and its effect on Small businesses in India” within 2days. Passing which they asked my Mark sheets and documents like Cancelled Cheque, Photo I’d for their records.
What Made Me Get The Internship?
I chose to write crisp, to the point, meaningful and unique content. I made sure there are no grammar errors and also checked Plagiarism before submitting my assignment. I did this throughout my internship while submitting all my articles.
A. I had access to paid subscriptions of resources like Tax Management India, Taxmann which was an online library for me during the pandemic (Duration was June 2020-Sep 2020)
B. It was like getting paid for upgrading my skill set of Legal writing for the digital platform (As you need to incorporate certain keywords for more digital footprints, ensure the content is unique, usage of Layman’s language, and not too much legal jargon)
C. Prefer quality unique content cover plagiarized content. D. I developed the habit of reading Newspapers and use LinkedIn daily to improve my skill set to keep up and keep track of the trends. E. While I was doing this Internship I could ever develop my network over LinkedIn.
F. I was highly motivated during the pandemic as I could have productive usage time, fetch myself an Internship in tough times, and get a little pocket money while learning.
I just hope my experience would be helpful to readers. Happy Reading!!
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