Ludhiana city schools have already developed an internship scheme for students . Around 60 medical students are attending hospitals in the city, while 78 business students are attending universities and chartered accountants .
Ludhiana, Nov. 18, 2019: Students should gain real-time knowledge of diverse occupations and environments, according to the New Education Plan (NEP), which suggests an internship program as part of school curricula.Ludhiana city schools have already developed an internship scheme for students, taking the lead.According to A P Sharma, principal of Kundan Vidya Mandir and also a member of the Delhi Education Board, the internship program will be mandatory for all students of senior schools from 2025, he said.The experiential learning through internship will give children first-hand experience and help them make better and well-informed decisions about their careers.A team of ten students from KVM School has flown to Singapore for an internship program being implemented by Global Cert, Singapore.Around 60 medical students are attending hospitals in the city, while 78 business students are attending universities and chartered accountants.In addition, 16 humanity students have been allowed to study at NGOs and law firms in the city.Food production students have joined major MNCs in BCM Arya School, Shastri Nagar, and psychology students have been trained under psychologists.Paramjit Kaur, the CBSE coordinator and principal of BCM Arya School, said, At internships, children will become more aware of their choice of career.During the summer break, the students are on the field and experiencing the practical realities. Since they have the necessary certifications, those who complete internships have an edge over other candidates.Seven students from Class XII Humanities are working as interns at DCM Presidency School.The school's principal, Rajni Kalra, said, The aim is to give students a head start as future psychologists.The students are learning about case study formats and psychotherapy areas, as well as real-life case studies. Students are also hosting sessions for other students and trainees on various clinical psychology topics, and the mentors are so appreciative,Abhi Chawla (16), a commerce stream at KVM School who underwent an internship with CA, said, it's been a fulfilling experience.I learned practical skills such as auditing and financial reporting.Mehtaab Arora (18), a non-medical student at KVM who worked with an NGO, said, This will not only shape my future, but also give me an insight into the world.I am using the summer break in the best possible way.