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Name: Kapil Yadav
College: IIM Indore
MBA Batch: 2015-17
Summer Internship Industry: Oil and Gas Sector
Location: Trivandrum, Kerala
Profile: Strategy Consultant
Brief Project Description & Responsibilities:
What was the overview of the project? Elaborate with some details
To aid the senior management in Oil and gas organization to take optimized decision with the help of tool to reduce the overall cost of the operations during the plant shutdown. I also designed the strategy for that tool to digitalize some operations which are still done manually in order to reduce the time and cost by taking into account many external and internal factors.
Share your daily routine & overall summer internship experience.
My office timings were from 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM. We used to have daily meetings at around 11:30 AM to give daily updates for the project. In those meetings we were told if we are following any wrong approach and what should be our next step. As mine was strategy consultant role, I was always asked to explain my decision and how it align with company’s business model.
How was the selection process conducted?
Confidential. Would not like to disclose
What were your key learnings from the summer internship?
Hard work do matter a lot but you need to be smart. Also even if you are not able to solve a problem in an optimized way don’t give up on it, remember there is always a better way to do things.
Three tips would you give to your juniors
1. Please don’t say things in meetings which you are not sure. Do proper research on your project.
2. Be punctual and disciplined. You have to make sure you are never late for office and please don’t take too many leaves.
3. Do proper brainstorming for every major step you take.