The Placement & Career Forum of the college set up in 2004, has been growing steadily in terms of scope & function. Keeping with the Growth metrics of the college, this platform serves as a learning & launch pad for students from different Faculties. This serves as a transition for students from campus to corporate [providing them with a firsthand exposure to the demands & expectations of the corporate world. This forum offers training to the interested students in Aptitude tests, Communication skills& Personality development. An orientation is given to the students both in terms of opportunities for Higher Education & different Career Avenues they could opt for & how they can prepare for the same. The Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College is in the List of the top ten preferred colleges for Hiring & Recruitment.
Goals of the Placement & Career Forum
The objectives of the Placement & Career Forum are
• To enable students to identify their career paths & prepare them for placements
• To provide opportunities for Placements through Campus Selections
The key activities of this Forum is as under
1. Creating a database of students interested in Campus Placement from each class.
2. Sharing opportunities for Internships with different companies
3. Organizing Placements on campus usually in the first week of January through a Career Fair and/ or Recruitments
4. Sending interested students for Pool campus Interviews hosted by other colleges
5. Organizing Pre-placement Talks from sector experts or subject experts to provide an orientation for students on career opportunities that are available
6. Provide information on Overseas Education Opportunities
Recruitment Process For The Students
The database of students interested in placements is created
Companies are invited for the recruitment process
Pre-Placement Talks of companies
Aptitude tests/Group Discussions/ First Round of Interview
List of Short listed candidates communicated to college
Sectors Of Students Being Placed
IT & ITES
Banking & Finance
Software Testing& Business Development
Companies Visited As Well As Recruited Students
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Northern Trust Bank
Standard Chartered Bank
Stock Holding Corporation of India
Nispana Innovative Platforms company
Inspiration Manpower Consulting
Times Pro Group
Little Internet Pvt Ltd.
List Of Companies Providing Internship Opportunities
Sunness capital India (P) Ltd
Inside Sales Executive role is offered as Internship ( 3 - 6 Months) and Full Time Employment.
Content Writer role is offered as Internship ( minimum of 2 months) and Full Time Employment.
Academic Counselor role is offered as Internship ( 3 - 6 Months) and Full Time Employment .
Digital Marketing Internship should be pursued for a minimum of Two months.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)- Content Development Internship should be pursued for a minimum of Two months.
1. Dr. Vijayashri R HOD- MSc.Psychology
2. Dr. Narasimhan - HOD - M.Com
3. Dr. Sharmila - HOD -Dept.Biotechnology
4. Ms. Rachel Joshua - Dept of Commerce
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Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College,
Head of HR of KPMG addressing the students in the pre placement talk
Online test for KPMG
Career in Aviation - Presentation by AirAsia & ClearSkies
Students talking to Senior Captain Shriya Shrivastava of AirAsia
Recruitment Panel from DELL
Students placed at DELL
Students attending the PrePlacement talk for CapGemni
Students doing the online test for EY
In October, the Placement Cell decided to conduct some sessions for the students with the aim to provide various options for career choices or further studies or to provide a direction to the way one approaches a career.
15th October Mr Abhishek Shetty, from IT4U Services Private Limited, business partner of Aptech Computers, conducted a session for the final year B Com students on Career Guidance. We had 89 students who attended the session. Mr Shetty stressed on the need to enhance one's career prospects by doing courses on email etiquette, computer courses like Tally, Microsoft Excel etc so that by the time the students graduate, they are ready to work.
16th October we had Capt Gaurav Nath, Founder of Clearskies and Sanmir Karandikar, Senior Manager Client Services and Training addressing 50 students from BA & BCA on a career in Aviation. They spoke about the qualifications required and an idea of the salaries for various positions and how one can join the aviation industry. We also had Senior Captain Shriya Shrivastava from AirAsia, First Officer Rahul Nambiar from AirAsia and Senior Cabin Crew Jasmeen Rehman who spoke about their personal experiences in working in the Aviation Industry.
23rd October, along with e Cell , Neha Sharma, Founder of Million Dreams, spoke to the students, we had nearly 100 students who attended the session. Neha Sharma offered our students paid Marketing internships and afterthe session she and her team interviewed and selected our students for the internships.
23rd October, Shahambare from Ashoka University spoke to 25 students who were interested in further studies. Shahambare is an alumni of Ashoka University and she spoke on how the Young India Fellowship, a one year post graduation program helped her develop her personality and gave her a wider outlook on the world. She encouraged the students to consider the one year program as an option for further studies. The college boasts of many who is who in corporates, policy making and social activism.
25th October, Oscar Murphy India addressed the MSc Psychology and BA Psychology students who were 50 in number. Nikhil Menon and Anjali Nair from OMI spoke to the students on what Oscar Murphy's nature of business is and how our students can join their company in various departments.