Summer Internship Placement Report 2015

Cholas, PGDM Class of 2014-2016

Great Lakes Institute of Management successfully concluded its summer placements for the year 2015. The process was a resounding success with a large number of leading corporates making offers to students across diverse profiles and industries. The summer placement process for the Cholas, PGDM Class of 2014-16, saw a plethora of reputed corporates like Amazon, Barclays, Coca Cola, TCS, Dell, Royal Sundaram, Ford India, MSD, ADP India, Toyota Financial Services, Cushman & Wakefield, Michelin Tyres, Crisil, Vodafone, ICICI bank, Axis Bank to name only a few offering internship opportunities to the students from Great Lakes.

Key Highlights

  • All 102 students participating in the process (12 opted for projects on their own) received offers from 55 diverse set of companies across Analytics, Consulting, Finance, Operations and Sales / Marketing Domains
  • First time offers by reputed Corporates like Amazon, Tata Consultancy Services, Bajaj Finserv, Crisil, MSD, Cushman & Wakefield, Fiat India, Royal Sundaram and Toyota Financial Services
  • Maximum profiles offered in Sales & Marketing (40%) followed by Operations (29%) and Finance (22%)
  • Highest stipend of INR 1,20,000 and average stipend of INR 44,844 offered for the internship

Industry Classification

Majority of the offers came from the IT/ITES sector (30%) followed by BFSI (18%), E-commerce (15%), Automobile (12%) and Manufacturing (8%). The balance offers came from the Analytics, Entertainment, Telecom, Real Estate, FMCG and Pharma/Healthcare sectors.

Classification by Industry

Classification by Industry

Classification by Function

Classification by Function

List of Companies

Companies that have selected students of PGDM 2014-16 for summer internships:

Sales and Marketing: Sales and Marketing lead the table with astounding offers made to 40% of the batch with corporates like Coca Cola, Isuzu Motors, Matrimony.Com, Michelin Tyres, TCS and Vodafone to name a few.

Finance & Consulting: The Finance domain also enjoyed a high flying internship season with several top banking and financial services corporates such as Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Crisil, ICICI Bank, Ford financial services, Intequant Advisors, Isuzu Motors, Sutherland Global Services and Toyota Financial Services offering internships in this area, with astounding projects for the students.

Operations: Previous experience of many students in the IT industry attracted various industry giants in this sector to offer internships to our students. Among them prominent corporates were Amazon, Barclays, Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions, Dell, ADP India, Cushman & Wakefield, Fiat India, Royal Sundaram, Syntel, Tata Advanced Systems and Turbo Energy.

Analytics: Analytics being the flavour of the market in the recent years, premium corporates such as TCS, Cloudcherry, Crayon Data and Positive Integers offered projects in consulting and analytics to students at Great Lakes.

*List is partial.


  • Cornell University
  • Chicago Booth
  • Skema Business School
  • Universite Bordeaux
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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