On behalf of the Infosys family, I extend a very warm welcome to you. I sincerely hope that the time you spend at Infosys is engaging and enjoyable.
Today, as the forces of globalization and technology are flattening the world, our success depends on the ability to recognize, learn and assimilate changes quickly. Further, we need to bring business value to our customers by leveraging this knowledge. In this context, our vision is to be a globally respected corporation that provides best-of-breed business solutions, leveraging technology, delivered by best-in-class people.
Through InStep, your will get an opportunity to contribute to our vision as you work on path-breaking technical and business projects. At Infosys, you will be working alongside people from various backgrounds and cultures. You will consequently gain valuable experience in the dynamic information technology industry and exposure to emerging markets. We constantly strive to provide you with a stimulating and rewarding work environment through challenging projects and constant support. By doing so, we will help you to gain valuable skills in a rapidly changing economic environment.
You will be working with a globally-recognized and lauded company. Our CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan was named as one of the top 25 leaders in the world by Fortune in 2009. Business Week also named Infosys as 'India's Most Respected Company' for 2006. Infosys is also on Fortune's 100 fastest-growing companies in 2009. Recognizing Infosys' commitment to good corporate governance, Infosys topped the category for 'Most Ethical Company' according to BusinessWorld, 2006.
As we move ahead, there are larger goals to be achieved. I welcome all of you to be part of this enduring journey and wish you the best of luck.
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Chief Mentor, InStep Global Internship Program
The InStep program student handbook provides an overview of Infosys, the course and project venue (Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, and Mysore).