The Practical Training Programme as per Anna University norms has become an essential and significant constituent of education at Sigma College of Architecture. Students are getting opportunities to work in industries as Intern and this has extended a model of work through exposure and interaction with industry experts as well as internship provides capstone experience that informs about and prepares them for the latest innovations and trends in the industry.
Internship bridges the gap between the academia and the industry and facilitates to enhance their creative thinking. It provides an opportunity for students to undergo professional work in a real-life work environment through experience grounded in hard work and application of theoretical knowledge. It offers an opening to obtain social skills through constant communication with professionals within and outside organizations and Interns are introduced to a wide range of company operations and goals. Besides exposure and experience, it helps in placement of the students and companies prefer those who have carried out internship with them.
Meanwhile there are certain benefits to organizations providing internship opportunities. They can utilize the services of highly motivated professionals in a flexible and cost-effective way that does not require a long-term employer commitment.