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Monday, November 21 2022 - 21:54
Infosys InStep Ranked as the 'Best Internship Program' for Five Consecutive Years
BENGALURU, India, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -

    The global internship program provides students with enriching experiences, 
both professionally and personally

    Infosys [](NSE: INFY) (BSE: INFY) (NYSE: 
INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, 
today announced that InStep [], the 
company's flagship global internship program, has been awarded the title of 
'Best Overall Internship Program' in the 2023 Vault Internship Rankings. This 
is the fifth consecutive year that InStep has received this top honor, which 
was published by career intelligence organization Vault Firsthand 
[]. This year the internships were 
conducted for 285 interns from different academic backgrounds, representing 143 
universities and 34 nationalities.

    The rankings are based on responses from over 10,000 participants across 
139 programs globally. InStep earned the top rank in all the subcategories:

    - 100 Best Internships
    - Best internship for the Tech & Engineering industry
    - Best Internship for Compensation, Employment Prospects, Quality of 
Assignments, Quality of Life, Real-Life Experience, Overall Career Development, 
Networking Opportunities, and Training & Mentoring
    - Best Internship by role for Information Technology, Software Engineering 
& Development, Strategy & Business Development, and Data Analytics
    - Best Internship for Overall Diversity, Diversity for women, Diversity for 
LGBTQ+ Individuals, and Racial & Ethnic Diversity

    InStep is a global, fully paid, flagship internship program of Infosys that 
has been around for over 22 years. It has facilitated over 3,000 interns 
representing more than 200 universities and 50 nationalities. InStep provides 
its interns with the means to work on real-time projects throughout corporate 
functions and business units, including strategic engineering group, artificial 
intelligence, cybersecurity, corporate strategy, data analytics, 
sustainability, alliances, utilities, financial services, and marketing. 
Additionally, the program offers a well-defined career progression plan - last 
year over 70 percent of eligible interns received full-time offers.

    Sumit Virmani, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, 
Infosys, said, "Since its inception, InStep has strived to nurture young talent 
and enable great minds to make use of their skills in real-time by means of 
guidance, exposure, and learning. This recognition brings with it hope for us 
to continue along our path with even more enthusiasm. As InStep continues to 
grow, we aim at providing interns an environment conducive to growth, the best 
working experience, and enabling them to participate in building a better 
future for all."

    "King's College London is very proud of our partnership with Infosys, which 
has spanned several years, and I was delighted to visit the Infosys Bengaluru 
campus in April this year alongside senior colleagues from King's. Over 50 of 
our students have completed the Infosys InStep program over the years, 
providing them with a truly unique internship experience and fantastic 
opportunities for professional and personal development. I'd like to 
congratulate Infosys InStep on this brilliant achievement and wish them many 
more years of continued excellence," said, Professor Shitij Kapur, President 
and Principal, King's College London.

    Professor Garud Iyengar, Senior Vice Dean for Research and Academic 
Programs, Columbia Engineering, Columbia University, said, "Infosys and 
Columbia Engineering have had an extraordinary relationship driven by the 
InStep internship program, an initiative that provides students with 
professionally and personally enriching experiences. Interns in the program are 
engaged in real-time projects in the areas of technology like AI, ML, 
Cybersecurity, UI/UX, and Metaverse. Students work alongside cross-functional 
teams with professionals from diverse backgrounds, gaining industry exposure 
that will help them to chart a rewarding career path. We look forward to many 
more years of collaboration with Infosys."

    Professor Pamela Hinds, Faculty Director of Stanford Global Engineering 
Programs, Stanford University, said, "Infosys has been an exceptional partner 
in providing internships for Stanford engineering students. Our students report 
having a life-changing experience. They are welcomed and integrated into the 
organization, provided challenging opportunities in which they can contribute 
and grow, paired with mentors who provide guidance but also encourage pushing 
boundaries, and exposed to unforgettable cultural experiences. We look forward 
to continuing to work with Infosys to provide these enriching opportunities for 
our students."

    About Infosys

    Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and 
consulting. Over 300,000 of our people work to amplify human potential and 
create the next opportunity for people, businesses, and communities. With over 
four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global 
enterprises, we expertly steer clients, in more than 50 countries, as they 
navigate their digital transformation powered by the cloud. We enable them with 
an AI-powered core, empower the business with agile digital at scale and drive 
continuous improvement with always-on learning through the transfer of digital 
skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem. We are deeply 
committed to being a well-governed, environmentally sustainable organization 
where diverse talent thrives in an inclusive workplace.

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