The Conrods is a team of 25 dedicated and passionate engineering students from SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University). It is a place of future leaders who have already marked their position in motorsports. This team targets engineering excellence in Association with Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), India chapter.
In the year 2010, Kartik Bhatia, a third year Computer Science Engineering student did his internship with AIESEC in Russia. AIESEC, Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales is the world's largest non profit organisation. AISEC also gave him a choice of various countries appropriate to his resume and budget, out of which he chose Russia. He spent six weeks of his vacation for the internship and he treasures the experience for his lifetime.
The feeling of being a faculty member was just wonderful", says Karthik remembering his experience in St. Petersburg. He taught English to children by organizing sessions and using various other innovative ideas. Mentored by a Russian teacher throughout his stay, he also enjoyed visiting tourist spots with the other AIESEC interns from 21 different countries. However, AIESEC provides different types of social development internships ranging from HIV awareness to environmental issues and rights of children.