Placement Cell

EVENT : Virtual Career & Education Fair

The Placement Cell organised a Virtual Career & Education Fair  in the month of May 2021 which culminated with a live event on 20th may 2021. The objective was to provide internship, part time and full time opportunities to undergraduate, graduate & post-graduate students of the college. In addition guidance on study abroad avenues and careers in the field of VFX and animation were also presented to the participants of the job fair. Seven companies and over 260 students attended the live event on Zoom platform.

Some of the prominent companies that provided opportunities to students during the month of may include Ambit , Blitz Jobs,  Ideal Management, Career Launcher, Computrain, Global Brand Solutions, Global Talent Track (GTT), Hello Mumbai News, Ideacodify, Datamatics, Intern Theory, Magitt, Monster, Prime Focus, SBI SG and Times Group. 


 

EVENT : SEMINAR ON “Get interview ready

The Placement Cell organised an online session on the topic ‘Get interview ready’ on Wednesday, 12 th May 2021 to prepare and boost the confidence of first and second year students in cracking interviews. The session was conducted by Mr. Christopher Mathews, ex- Country Head of Standard Chartered Securities Ltd. who possesses a rich experience across areas such as business development, distribution management, sales force management, budgeting, strategic planning etc. The speaker covered areas specifically focusing on fresher’s as under: • Resume writing • Interview Do’s & Don’ts • Effective use of online job portals Over 280 students attended the interactive Zoom session and benefitted from the webinar.

EVENT : Webinar on ‘Careers in Aviation Industry’

Placement Committee organised a webinar on ‘Careers in Aviation Industry’ in association with Fly High Aviation Academy on Saturday, 27 th March 2021.
Students were briefed about the exciting, dynamic and lucrative airline industry along with the range of career opportunities offered by Guest Speaker, Mr. Nishideep N, Trainer and Counselor. Fly High Aviation Academy is dedicated to providing professional training experience for those looking to make a career in the airline sector. With over 11 years of training experience, the students trained by the academy have been employed by major national and international airlines.Over 180 students from FY, SY & TY from various streams attended the session.

EVENT : Career Guidance & Counselling program

Placement cell of Nirmala Memorial Foundation College of Commerce and Science along with UM- GICED in association with American India Foundation (AIF) and DELL Technologies conducted a Career Guidance & Counselling programon Wednesday, 10thMarch, 2021 through Zoom Platform which assisted students in deciding their career path.

 

It included:

 

  1. i) Career Mentoring Tool

 

ii)Career Counselling & Employability Skills workshop.

 

iii) Web based online Career Mentoring- Psychometric Test was also conducted free of cost for all the interested students.

 

Around 55 Participants took the benefit from the workshop.

 

The speaker was Ms. Kavita Mishra Pandey , from Alka Dinesh Mody Institute for Financial and Management Studies, University of Mumbai, having 13 years experience in campus placement students grooming, industry interface and counselling, along with teaching and research.

 

Students were very much enlightened with knowledgeable event.

Looking forward for more such events in future.

EVENT : A webinar on “Interview Skills and Resume writing”

Placement Cell organized a webinar in association with T.I.M.E
on “Interview Skills and Resume writing” on Saturday, 23 rd January,
2021. 
The Guest Speaker was Ms. Rehana Changi, a Clinical
psychologist and Corporate trainer in the field of life skills and soft
skills. Over 180 participants from B.Com, BMS, BAF, BSc. (IT),
BMM, M.COM, MMS, MBA from Mumbai and other cities (Nasik,
Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kudal) attended the session. The speaker
provided in-depth details in preparing an attractive and impactful
CV and Covering letter. Various aspects of interview tips and
tricks were also shared with the participants. The session was
interactive and engaging for all attendees.

EVENT : “Financial market awareness and career guidance in the dynamic field of capital markets”

EVENT REPORT:
Placement Cell organized a webinar in association with Raa
Media and National Stock Exchange (NSE) on “Financial
market awareness and career guidance in the dynamic field of
capital markets” on Tuesday, 27 th October, 2020. 
The Guest Speaker, Mr. Pratyush Bhaskar, a multilingual
Business Broadcast journalist, financial trainer and media
consultant with over 20 years’ experience in media houses and
conducted 500 + seminars in financial planning on behalf of
SEBI, NSE, NSDL in top companies, associations, colleges,
schools, institutions, across India.
Almost 120 participants from B.Com, B.M.S, B.Com (A&F) and
M.Com attended the session. It was an engaging and
interactive learning experience for all. The speaker gave
insights of the current economic and financial situation,
stressed the importance of early investment. Careers in the
field of capital markets were also discussed with the
participants.

EVENT : Opportunities for Studying Abroad

The Placement Cell organised a session to create awareness and share information on 'Opportunities for Studying Abroad' on 12th February 2020.  Mr. Sushil Tribhuvan, Marketing Manager from Computrain, an overseas educational consultant for studying abroad addressed the final year students of B.Com (Accounting and Finance), B.Sc. IT and CS. 

 The session provided information to students about various aspects of overseas education such as college/university selection, visa assessment, eligibility criteria, IELTS training, accommodation assistance in countries like USA, Canada and Australia.

 

EVENT : JOB FAIR

The Placement Cell in association with CareerSanta organised an Education and Career Fair on Thursday, 30th January 2020 to provide internship, part time and full time opportunities to students. In addition guidance on clearing competitive exams and study abroad avenues were also presented to the participants of the job fair. Over 300 students from 18 colleges in Mumbai registered for the fair.

Job profiles in various functional areas of business management were offered to freshers / experienced students. Corporates from varied sectors such as Banking, Insurance and Financial services; Real estate, Ecommerce, Business Consulting, Food, health and hygiene brands etc. interacted with the students and guided them on opportunities available in their respective organisations.

Companies operating in the area of competitive exam preparation (for Government jobs, MBA – CET, MBA – CAT) provided guidance to interested candidates. In addition opportunities, procedures and other requirements for pursuing higher education in countries such as UK, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia was also conducted.

Some of the prominent companies that participated in the Education and Career fair were AU Bank, Edvantage Interantional Consulting, Eureka Forbes,  FoodStuff Enterprise LLP, HDFC Life, ICICI Academy for Skills, India First, JVJ & Associates, M2all by Mahindra, NIIT, Protune KS Aiyar Pvt. Ltd., Tridhatu, The Institute of Computer Accountants, V. Singhi & Associates, HDFC and others.

EVENT : Corporate Readiness Program in association with CareerSanta

The Placement Cell in association with CareerSanta organized a seminar on ‘Corporate Readiness’ on Friday, 17th January 2019 at 10.30 am.

CareerSanta.com is India’s first dedicated portal for jobs, internships, coaching and career guidance for the niche segment of commerce professionals being CA, CS, CWA, CFA, MBA, B Com, BAF, BMS, BFM, etc.

The seminar covered the broad areas of:
• Professional resume making
• Interview preparation for HR round

The seminar provided tips to the students to groom themselves and confidently handle selection procedures for the career fair and other job opportunities provided through the college placement cell. Over 100 students from T.Y. B.Com, T.Y.B.M.S., T.Y.B.Com (A&F), T.Y. I.T. and C.S. attended the session.

EVENT : Aptitude test in association with NIIT

The placement cell in association with NIIT, a global learning outsourcing company conducted the 15th National NIIT Aptitude Test on Monday, 13th January 2020.

 

Students of the second year and third year B.Sc. IT and B.Sc. CS attended the session and took advantages of the same. Students were given an aptitude test to be completed in 90 minutes and the answer papers were handed over to NIIT for assessment. Subsequently the 

test score would be revealed to the students. NIIT also shared the dos and don’ts for preparing and cracking various sections of the Aptitude test with the students.

EVENT : ‘Creating an attractive resume'

The Placement Cell conducted a seminar on ‘Creating an attractive resume' on Saturday, 20th July 2019. Students from B.Com and M.Com participated in the interactive session conducted by Dr. Rita Rangnekar, Dean, IBS Mumbai.
Dr. Rangnekar highlighted the importance of drafting a resume meticulously, without grammatical, spelling and formatting errors. Based on her vast experience as a corporate trainer, HR professional and soft skills expert Dr. Rangnekar brought out various key issues that should be kept in mind while drafting a high impact resume. As majority of the seminar attendees are fresher’s with little / no work experience, various queries and issues pertaining them were addressed. A sample Resume format was also shared for the benefit of the students. 

EVENT : Building your Personal brand on Social Media

The Placement Cell conducted a seminar on Friday, 20th July, 2018 in the Mini auditorium on the topic, ‘Building your personal brand on social media’. The guest speakers were Ms. Rehana Changi and Mr. Sabir Shaikh from T.I.M.E institute.

Choosing the appropriate platform, developing valuable content, using social campaigns to drive traffic to your home page and engaging with visitors were few guidelines provided by the speakers. The use of Linkedin as a medium for professional networking was also highlighted. The participants of the seminar gained valuable insights on using social media as a tool for enhancing their career graph.

EVENT : Job Fair

The Placement Cell organised an Education and Career Fair on  Saturday, 9 th  February 2019 to provide internship, part time and full time opportunities to students. The fair saw an overwhelming response with over 350 students (In house as well as from 13 other colleges in Mumbai) attending it. Job profiles in various functional areas of business management were offered to freshers / experienced students. Representatives from varied sectors such as Banking, Financial services, Insurance, Mass media, etc. interacted with the students and guided them on opportunities available in their respective organisations.  Companies operating in the area of competitive exam preparation (for Government jobs and higher education) also conducted a personal counselling session with interested candidates. Opportunities for Foreign Education and availability of Education loans were also presented to the participants of the fair. Some of the prominent companies that participated in the Education and Career fair were Computrain, Firstsource Solutions Limited, Genetic Callnet, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Ideal Management, Intern Theory, ITM Skills Academy, IWMBuzz, Career Santa, eJob Ocean, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Market-Hub Stock Broking Pvt. Ltd., NIIT, T.I.M.E, Timespro, etc.