Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), a statutory authority established under the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006; HR Division, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110 002, has invited applications for admission to the Internship Programme for the month of September, 2019 under Internship Scheme 2019-20, at Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), which will provide Interns with various learning opportunities through a well-designed training calendar.
FSSAI is an independent statutory body established under the food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 under the aegis of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. It is the apex body responsible for ensuring food safety and compliance to food standards across the country.
Eligibility: Students pursuing a full time post graduate degree/ diploma or higher degree from a Recognized Institute within India/ abroad, in any of the following areas are eligible to apply: (A) Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Food Technology, Microbiology, Veterinary Sciences, Agricultural Sciences or any other related field (B) Business Administration & Management including Policy Regulation & related fields (C) Media & Communications.
Students in 3rd/4th year of their 4-year Bachelor's program in Food Technology or related fields can also apply
Tenure: Internship will be available throughout the year at different Points of time. Internships offered will be for duration of 8 weeks, which may be extended to a maximum period of 6 months for reasons to be recorded in writing.
Place of Internship: (i) FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road New Delhi- 110002 (HQ) (ii) FSSAI (NR), First Floor, NBCC Place, Bhisham Pitamah Marg, Pragati Vihar, New Delhi-110003 (iii) FSSAI, Hall Mark Business Plaza, Sant Dyaneshwar Marg, Oppst. Gurunanak Hospital Road, Bandra (East), Mumbai- 400051 (iv) FSSAI, Central Documentation Complex, (South Wing), Chennai Port Trust, Rajaji Salai, Chennai 600001 (v) FSSAI, Benfish Tower, 6th floor,31 G N Block, Sector-V, Salt Lake,Kolkata-700091.
Working Space: Interns would be required to have their own laptops. FSSAI shall provide their working space, internet facility and other necessities but shall not cover local lodging and travel facilities. FSSAI will not bear the expenses of any Boarding.
Applications: Applications can be submitted online, latest by 18th August 2019 at https://firstname.lastname@example.org. Detailed Notification is also available at this link.
Those who have applied for internship for previous months need to apply afresh.
The shortlisted candidates may be required to submit a short write up/presentation for final selection. The final list of selected candidates along with their date of joining and Internship tenure would be declared online on FSSAI website.
List of short listed applicants will be announced on 23rd August 2019 for those whom, the internship starts on 4th September 2019.
At the time of joining, Intern would be required to carry a letter from their Institute indicating his/her status in the Institution as a student and ‘No Objection’ for allowing him/ her to undergo Internship Program for the period for which he/she is selected, if applicable. A character certificate from the authority of the Institute, along with proof of educational qualifications as mentioned in the application form would also need to be submitted at the time of joining for internship.
The areas available for Internships are given in the Notification. Any of the area mentioned in application will be deemed indicative of the preference and not a confirmation of protect allocation in the specific department.
Assignments: Interns would be attached to one of the several Divisions at FSSAI depending on the academic and technical training and assigned project(s) related to different aspects of Food and Nutrition Management Processes. The features of Program are also given in the Notification.
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