• Company Name:
  • Location:
    Kolkata, Chennai, Coimbatore, Guwahati, Cochin, Orissa, Agartala, Imphal, Kochi, Kozhikode, Madurai, Shillong, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Visakhapatnam, Gangtok
  • Duration:
    8 Weeks
  • Target Audience:
    Undergrad Students, Engineering Students, Management Students, Postgrad Students, Freshers, Part-time/ Freelance Professionals
  • Number of openings:
    50
  • Stipend:
    6000 (125% stipend for Premium Users)
  • Stipend:
    4800 (100% stipend for Free Users)
  • Start Date :
    April 10, 2019

About the company

Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Microsoft in India offers its global cloud services from local data centers to accelerate digital transformation across Indian start-ups, businesses, and government agencies.

Project Steps

  • Objective: To help Microsoft develop a Voice Recognition software for English Speakers, to provide users with the ability to control their devices by giving commands in the English language. Students working on this project will be required to do the following:
  • Project Tasks: I. Identify a Target set of Local Language speakers who would be willing to donate their voice for the project, e.g. Family Members, Friends, Neighbours, Acquaintances, etc. - keeping in mind the following Eligibility Criteria:
    1. All Voice Donors must know how to read as well as speak the chosen language fluently.
    2. All Voice Donors must be comfortable with speaking 100 short sentences (Assistant Commands) in the stipulated time in order to complete the activity. The same shall take approximately 10-15 minutes per person.
    3. All Voice Donors must have a valid Government Identity Proof and must be willing to share a picture of the same along with the voice donation.
  • II. Share your 'Personal Login' (as provided by your Project Manager) on your phone with the Voice Donor by engaging with them in a face-to-face meeting. Help them accustom to the software interface and assist them throughout the completion of the activity.
  • III. Follow the same approach to maximize the number of Surveys you collect. Aim for 10 Surveys per day in order to complete your Targets.

Expected Project Output

Get a minimum of 50 People to Donate at least 100 sentences each in English language. The voice donations collected by you shall be assessed for quality and your rewards shall be in accordance with the Voice Samples Accepted by the Microsoft Team. Rejection Rate should also be less than 15% in order to be eligible for the Project Completion Certificate.

Rewards & Benefits:
1. Internship Certificate with KSA Ratings & Microsoft Logo
2. Certificates of Excellence highlighting specific Skills & Achievements: Will be given to students who achieve or showcase specific Performance Levels or Skills, as communicated by Project Manager from time to time.
3. Recommendations: LinkedIn Recommendations & Director's Recommendations will be given to Top Performers as per achievement of various target slabs/ performance/ skill parameters (The achievement parameters & slabs for the same will be communicated by the Project Manager at appropriate times).
4. PPI opportunity with OysterConnect.com for our Business Development Associate Role.

Skills you will Learn:
1. Networking
2. Influencer Marketing
3. Verbal Communication
4. Convincing & Persuading

Who Should Apply to this Project:
1. Students who are currently residing in or can relocate to any city in the native states of the 3 languages - Tamil (Tamil Nadu), Telugu (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana) and Gujarati (Gujarat, Daman & Diu) for the project duration.
2. Students who are themselves proficient in reading & speaking in one of the 3 languages among Tamil, Telugu & Gujarati.
3. Students who have good interpersonal skills, are good at convincing people and are looking to pick up skills or experience in Marketing/ Branding/ customer engagement/ etc.

NOTE:
Once students are selected, the Project Manager will send an Email Invite to all these students to join their project group on "Basecamp3" - A Project Management App & Website. All further interactions between students & the Project Manager will take place via this Basecamp Group. Therefore, please be on the lookout for the Email Invitation and follow the steps mentioned in the email to register and start interacting on the Basecamp.

Terms & Conditions:
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Type of Interaction

Virtual with Field Work, with flexible work hours. Student will be expected to spend 20-25 hours/week. Student will be required to do field work in the specified location. All interaction will happen over email/Group Chat/phone. No need to visit the office.

Extra Benefits

Certificates of Excellence (Based on Student achieving various Performance Parameters) & Additional Monetary Incentive for Higher Target Achievements. Click Here to Learn More about all Rewards & Benefits @ OysterConnect.com

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