BharatX - BharatPe's research lab

Bharat X is the research lab of BharatPe, building the next generation fin-tech platform to ensure financial inclusion of over 60 million small and medium merchants in India. Bharat X will focus on cutting-edge research across the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Data Science, Financial Services, Modeling and several other areas.

BH1 Internship

Thousands of recently graduated students from the US universities have been adversely impacted by the COVID lockdown or work visa related changes introduced by the government of the US.

Bharat X is launching an internship program for the students who have graduated with a Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or a Ph.D. from the selected universities in 2020. India is brimming with interesting work opportunities across various spheres at the moment. This is the perfect opportunity for the students to join Indian revolution and create a big impact on the lives of millions of people.

The selected interns will get INR 100,000 per month and the duration of the internship is from 3 months to 6 months. The full details of BH1 internship program are mentioned below. The last date of the application is July 15, 2020.

Areas of work

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Augmented Reality
  • Business Strategy
  • Computer Vision
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Financial Services for the bottom of the pyramid
  • Human Computer Interaction and Visualization
  • Lending and Credit Risk Modelling
  • Marketing to the next one billion
  • Vernacular Content and Translation

Internship Program Details / FAQs

How to apply?

Please submit your application using this link

What are the eligibility criteria?

  • Students who have graduated from few selected US universities on or after Jan 1, 2020.
  • Students with a Bachelors (BS) or Masters (MS or MBA or MPhil) degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Management, and related fields.

What is the compensation for this internship?

The interns will get INR 100,000 per month.

How long is the internship duration?

The internship duration can vary from 3 months to 6 months. In case you get the valid work permit before the completion of your internship, you are free to end the internship anytime.

What is the last date of submission of the application?

We will process the applications on first-come first-serve basis. Since we have limited open positions, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The last date to apply for this program is 6pm IST on July 15, 2020.

How many internship positions are there?

We aim to hire fifteen interns.

Is the internship remote?

We are open to both remote and onsite internships. If you choose an onsite internship, then you will get to meet the rest of the team in-person.

I am in the US currently but can I do a remote internship?

Our first focus is to help the students who are stuck outside the US. However, we encourage you to reach out to us and we will consider the application on case-by-case basis.

Which are the areas of internships?

We are offering internships in several fields including AI/ML, Augmented Reality, Human Computer Interaction, Credit Risk Modeling, Financial Services, Marketing, Strategy etc.

Which universities are part of this program?

As part of the first batch, we have opened the internship programs for the students of selected universities. The list of universities is as follows:
  • Stanford University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Columbia University
  • Northwestern University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Cornell University
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Is it open to only Indian citizens?

We can pay a salary to anyone who is eligible to work in India. At this moment, only Indian citizens can work without any work visa in India.

I am looking for a full time role at BharatPe. How to explore full time roles?

Please email us at regarding your areas of interests.

I have a question. How should I reach out to you?

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