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Companies including Leapset, CodeGen, MilleniumIT, 99xTechnology, Zone24x7, Navantis, Zaizi, hSenid and some more will present to you why you should choose them for internships.

More Info: here.

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Thats it guys. All 16 companies with their presentation.

We’ll see you tomorrow.
Good Night.

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Internship program will conclude with you presenting a presentation to the senior management. – Chandi concludes.

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have a plan of what do you want to gain.

Virtusa would be the best place to figure your passions. – Chandi

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We have a very structured internship plan. Virtusa will stress on Employability than Employment. – Chandi

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Chandi says she won’t drag this presentation much longer.

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Next up we have Chandi Dharmarathne from Virtusa.

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IFS concludes.

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We expect you to be good learners, be thorough with the co principals. – IFS

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We follow Agile methodology to develop these products.

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ERPs were not used to be like usable. We proved it otherwise and competing in the market now. – IFS

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We are the logistics partner for BMW as well. – IFS

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More than 700 employees are working on a global product, here at IFS Sri Lanka office.

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You get exposure to world class business solutions. We are a product company. – IFS

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Representative from IFS is with the mic next.

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What I hear I forget, what I see I remember, what I do I understand.

Pramela concludes with this quote.

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A lot of fun activities are there at WSO2 and a lot of opportunities to grow. – Pramela

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We have an open culture at WSO2 and Hi-Tech as well. – Pramela

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You will be mentored and helped by the seniors. There is a tracking system. You will get a good chance to develop your soft skills. – Pramela

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If you do a mistake, its alright. but dont repeat it again. Thats how you learn. Enjoy and relax as well. – Pramela

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Explore and being creative is quite important. Make some noise. – Pramela

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No body is going to teach you everything. there will be guidance. You don’t have standard hours. You will have to take risks. – Pramila

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Internships is a learning experience. Know your objectives before joining WSO2. It is important to know what to expect from the industry. – Pramila

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Pramila Rajapaksa, Senior Manager of HR and Administration at WSO2 will deliver the presentation next.

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You will be working with really cool techy guys, who are really tech savvy.

Every intern gets a MacBook at Zaizi.

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A video from the Fran Alfarez, Head of Eng at Zaizi is being played now.

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Representative from Zaizi is next up, presenting their presentation.

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Chandimal concludes his presentation.

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Communication does not mean that you should only be able to communicate with the internal members of the company. But also with foreign clients. – Chandimal

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A trainee doesn’t need to be a serious coder.

We don’t have Project Managers and an Idea Trainer should give you technical guidance. Provide feedback. and one should trust the trainees. – Chandimal

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Idea trainee: Passionate, open minded, communication, be initiative and to be a team player. – Chandimal

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Chandimal From Embla is welcomed on to the stage next.

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With that, Farazy concludes his presentation.

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You will equipment as a regular employees. Be a part of all the training activities. – Farazy

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Atleast 1 language programming skills, problem solving skills, passion for development and soft skills are looked in an intern candidate at atrenta. – Farazy

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SpyGlass is our main product. Atrenta is the only EDA company in Sri Lanka.

Internships are divided into 3 sections at atrenta. training, learning and contribution. – farazy

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Atrenta is an EDA company.

Software tools will take it all the way to a 1 billion plus transistor circuit. – Farazy

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Gogula concludes.

Farazy from Atrenta is next up.

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Internships is not only training, We give you time to learn. – Gogula

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What we give you: Speedy PCs, free food and Road-trips. :o – Gogula

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Gogula says their ideal supervisors are better than the idea superheros. They will rescue from drowning.

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Gogula from Navantis will present next.

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Creo concludes.

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Idea supervisor: provide direction, approachable, put the intern to do more and should have patience. – Creo

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Having the right attitude is most important. Have the can do attitude always. – Creo

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Pros:
Question the status quo
push your supervisor

Donts:
Be one dimension
playing it safe

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We are a Canadian based company.

Our idea intern would be Hungry to learn and having the right attitude. – Creo

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Nuwan concludes.

Creo 360 representative is on stage now.

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Be brilliant with Basics, Excellent with skills and self motivated are the qualities we look in an intern.

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Cognitive analysis, image processing and natural language processing are the few of the research opportunities available there for you as an intern at Zone24x7.

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We believe we work with the latest and cutting edge technology available there. Such as Leap Motion and Sphero.

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Centers of Excellence:
Remote Monitoring & Management
Omni Channels

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They conclude. Now we have Ruwan, Project Manager of Zone24x7 will present their presentation next.

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1/3 of the company are interns. – hSenid

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If you are interested in R&D, you can try out new things. We are mentoring your final year projects as well. – hsenid

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We have good training sessions and libraries where you can enhance your knowledge.

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Our Interns should be passionate about the tech. If not, it will be hard to survive at hSenid.

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We are the platform developers for telcos operators in SL. We also are the pioneers in mobile R&D. – Dulipa

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Dulipa, Senior Project Manager of hSenid Will present his presentation now.

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Representative from 99xTech concludes his presentation.

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Tools for interns:

training on technical skills.
involvement in projects.
soft skill development program. – 99xtech

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Supervisors will have faith on you. Our supervisors have an open mind regarding the interns. – 99xtech

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Build a brand for yourself and network. Plan your career this is the time to understand the corporate culture. – 99xTech

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Interns should be perfect observers, explorers, be open minded and be results oriented. – 99xTech

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We have kept a close relationship with the CSE for interns program.

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Chief Architect of 99xTechnology will present his presentation next.

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With some reflections from the interns they have, Proavos conclude.

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We expect the interns to be open minded and be enthusiastic and to be accountable for what they work on. – Proavos

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Aviation is a challenging hobby. It also is a tech savvy market. – Proavos

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We build products for aviation companies with agile methodology. We have a small and a charismatic team. – Proavos

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We believe letting people observe and them letting them come up with something new. We are fairly a new company.

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Representative from Proavos Tech presents his presentation.

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Chanka finishes his presentation.

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Interns will be responsible for the documents for the commercial product.

Intern will be assigned to do something new every time. More than 1 supervisor will be assigned. – Chanka

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We assign real world problems for our interns. It is tailored according to each and everyone’s capacity. – Chanka

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Started over 2 years ago, we are based in Colombo 6 and have around 6 Engineers from UoM itself. – Chanaka

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Chanka from Sutra Tech is next on mic. We are the local partner of NREC in USA.

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Kasun concludes.

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London Stock Exchange are our clients. At MIT you create a career for yourself rather than a job. – Kasun

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We are a product company. We keep on developing the product till the customer is satisfied. – Kasun

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What MIT looks in an intern?

Passion
Motivation
Dedication
Commitment
Technical Skills
Personality
Communication Skills
Professionalism

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Kasun shares a part of this video with us.

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Kasun from MilleniumIT is presenting his presentation now.

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Research is very important and we encourage it.

Self motivated
look out for challenges
quick learner

These are the qualities we look in an intern.

Sanjaya concludes.

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You can be a part of No.1 tour operator solutions in the world.

We have many global partners.

We also have a large global footprint. – Sanjaya

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We are a product base company. It is very important for us to adapt new technology. – Sanjaya

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What CodeGen offers:

Opportunities
Exposure
Soft Skills

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Since the inception, we have been having internship programs.

Our vision is to put you in the field and you mold for the future. – Sanjaya

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Sanjaya from CodeGen is next on stage.

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Similar to AdroitLogic, we doing do much either. We mainly focus on Js and .Net libraries.

More info about internship at Leapset can be found here. http://engineering.leapset.com/internship/

Rasika concludes.

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There is a some amount of coaching and inters pitch contest happen often. – Rasika

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After the one month rotation, the interns are encouraged to propose new idea. – Rasika

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The interns are assigned under a director.

1st month intern roams around the company and gets to know the areas. – Rasika

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We offer Products for back-end users and front-end users as well for Hospitals and for Restaurants as well. Leapset is a subsidary of Cisco solutions. – Rasika

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Rasika Karunatilake, GM of Leapset is next.

We are a US based company.

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We have sold software even to Walmart.

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

He concludes with this quote.

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The intern would directly be in touch with us. We will review his code. They wont be exposed to the customer. – AdroitLogic

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It is not about building only software, but to make well behaved products which will disrupt the market.

We are passionate about engineering quality. – AdroitLogic

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Java, Linux, Spring framework, JSON and many more APIs are used to make the products we build.

We are small and are highly skilled. – AdroitLogic

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Representative of AdroidLocic is on stage now. They say they build Enterprise Integration Products.

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We are like the fish in your ocean. We cant survive without these industrial.

Dr. Chandana Gamage concludes.

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Dr. Chandana Gamage, Head of Department CSE UoM will address the gathering now.

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We are starting off.

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Stay tuned with us for more info.

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Good evening everyone. We are Live From Internship Reflections event taking place at RCU Auditorium.

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