Outdoor advertising has become an integral part of our lives and it’s difficult to imagine a stretch of road without a billboard or a bus stand / shelter without any company’s advert on it. What was purview of movie posters alone a couple of decades back, now has Corporates from every sector and of every size competing for a passer by’s attention via outdoor advertising.
While over the years, the bill boards may have become bigger, flashier and louder, the science behind the effectiveness and impact of the outdoor media on the top line of a business is not fully understood. Does the ad reach right customers, grab enough attention, results in business growth, is executed well, are some of the questions that industry has been grappling with for years and this internship is your chance to be part of a unique start up that promises to offer solutions using unique mix of technology and on field action. The last date for applications is 20th April 2012 – hurry!
The applications are now closed for this internship. Thanks everyone for their interest and wish you all the best!
About PoPDS: – Proof of Performance Data Services (http://proof-of-performance.com/index.html), incubated at CIIE IIM Ahmedabad, is servicing a fragmented outdoor advertising Industry on a Pan-India basis. Using POP’s data and range of services, the subscribers would be able to plan, monitor and analyze their Outdoor campaigns with accuracy and speed. The industry has a lower market share as compared to other forms of advertising, due to lack of accountability, limited or no data on ROI and various other challenges. PoPDS uses a blend of physical due diligence and technology to bring innovative solutions for the media planners, brand managers and media. The startup is a winner of the recently concluded Economic Times Power of Ideas initiative, and is seed funded by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
About Internship: – The start-up is growing at an aggressive pace and requires Interns for various technical profiles as detailed below. The mandate for the operations is in top 50 cities in India, with entry strategy for international launch being made at this stage itself. Due to the rapid growth and scale expected, cutting edge solutions need to be implemented. Each of the projects promises to be exciting, challenging & fulfilling.
Front End Development
Skills required: HTML, PHP
Skills required: a strong command in the Java Language, VC++ and VB.net
Skills required: Existing exposure or inclination for Amazon Web Services (AWS) like S3, EC2, Map Reduce.
Database Management using MYSQL
Skills required: Knowledge of MYSQL and an understanding of a Relational Database
Embedded Devices and Software
Skills required: Exposure on DSP’s, Microcontrollers and software development methodologies. Interns will work to build prototypes of devices.
Who can apply: – Students of Computer Science / Electronics Engineering with any, few or all of the below mentioned skill sets –
1. PHP and Google APIs
2. Core Java
3. Open CV and C++
4. S3 by AWS
6. Cloud Computing Integration
7. Video Streaming
10 Java Script
# of Internships available: – 5
Location: – POPDS ofifce, Noida, India
Duration: – 2 months
Start date: – ASAP (flexible as per student’s academic schedule)
Stipend & Perks: – INR 5,000/- per month. A certificate of internship would be issued to all the interns and letter of recommendation is also available to those who do well in the internship
How to apply: – The applications are now closed for this internship. Thanks everyone for their interest and wish you all the best!
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