Nucleus Software Exports Limited (NSE: NUCLEUS, BSE: 531209), a leading global software product and solutions company delivering consistent value to mission critical business processes of banking and financial services sector, today announced its partnership with Waseda University, one of the most prestigious universities in Japan, to launch an India Internship Program at Nucleus Software's India headquarters.
The objective of this initiative is to encourage and train young minds to further fuel the global product innovation story. Nucleus Software is one of the pioneers of the India product story who had started its journey of developing world class products more than two decades earlier. This initiative is a reiteration of its commitment to spread the spirit of product innovation across the globe.
On this occasion Mr. Vishnu R. Dusad, Founder and Managing Director, Nucleus Software, said "We are pleased to announce our partnership with WASEDA University, one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. Through this internship program we hope to encourage a continuous flow of knowledge and talent between India and Japan. The interns are being hosted at our India headquarters, for a period of three weeks. With Japan being a crucial market for us, we want to ensure that we have the best talent available in the industry, be it global or local. WASEDA University, with their esteemed records and superior academic standards, is an ideal partner for us in this initiative".
Nucleus Software is hosting the interns from the university for a period of three weeks, who are primarily working on an exclusive software product project focused on research, analytics and critical examination of the Japanese Banking and Finance industry landscape and trends. This project is aimed at giving them a firsthand experience of being associated with the financing industry from an IT solutions provider's stand point.
"We are extremely delighted at this partnership. This is the first time our students have been invited to India to gain insight into software product development," said Professor Masakazu Iino, Dean of Waseda University's Center for International Education. "This partnership with Nucleus Software is a key opportunity to infuse our students with the spirit of innovation. We believe that this is an extremely valuable experience for our students".
This academic program is providing the students an opportunity to work in an international environment. India is a hot bed for product innovation companies, start ups and ideation incubators and these students are getting an exposure to the dynamic Indian IT industry as a whole. The students are also witnessing the fusion of cultures at Nucleus Software's headquarter based out of Noida, where employees from across global offices mingle freely to discuss ideas and business opportunities. The intense three weeks program is conditioning them for their future roles, through a combination of academic elements and practical, output lead initiatives.
Nucleus Software was one of the first Indian IT product companies to expand its presence in Japan 14 years ago. Nucleus Software offers a host of competitive IT solutions and consultancy services designed to support the whole spectrum of business offerings across retail banking, corporate banking, cash management and internet banking, through its Japan subsidiary. Nucleus Software currently has its presence in 50 countries and services more than 150 clients globally.