A few months before the programme, when budding managers were to be identified for the internship for 2017,
When the team visited B-Schools, they hunted from among those sharp minds who reflected the company’s values and identified a bunch of students. Sifting through interested submissions, a group of 21 students were identified who were to undergo a nine-week internship in 2017.
The Mantra Internship Programme has traditionally set the benchmark among the best B-schools in the country. After its ninth summer, it has been one of the most sought-after programmes that budding managers want to be a part of. Each intern is assigned a mentor for their project and works closely with the business team.
As the Mantra interns joined
When IIM-Calcutta’s Harikrishnan was asked to coordinate with a bottling plant owned by Hindustan
‘There are some things you have to experience to believe,’ according to his fellow intern Shruti Soni from MDI. By the end of the first week, she was assigned a task that had to be done in Bangladesh. Not knowing Bengali, she still managed to do well, with support from the local team and interacted with over 100 people, most of who spoke only their mother tongue.
Working with the team for the Limca Book of Records, Shruti Mangawa managed to meet some of the people who hold records for amazing feats. As she stepped out of FMS for nine weeks, in her words, her favourite brand turned into her favourite company.
For Arushi Chaturvedi from MDI, it was the second generation working for the company, her father having earlier been part of the company.
None could have said it better than Salman Khan who will soon graduate from FMS: