IIT Kharagpur Student Shares US Internship Experience

Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), the first management school in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) system, recently added another feather in its cap when its student, Aditya Soni, a soft-spoken boy from a middle class family in New Delhi, was selected and successfully finished his internship at US based InfoFree.com. Infofree.com is a cloud-based software-as-a-Service (SaaS) system that helps businesses grow their sales. Infofree.com’s triple-verified databases include 14 million businesses and 240 million consumers.

Soni spoke to Indian American Times about this experience and what he learned, from both the workplace involvement and immersion in the fabric of American society.

Where are you from and what is your family background?

I come from a middle class family in New Delhi, where I have lived for almost all of my life. My father is a Doctor at Safdarjung Hospital and my mother is a homemaker. I have an elder br