Placement Cell Report (2018-19)
This year (2018-19) placement cell organized an orientation program to familiarise the current T.Y. batch with the placement cell activities; to encourage students to take part in various pre-placement drives; to make them aware of their role in post-placement updates and to introduce the current year student placement representatives from each department. Students also registered with the placement cell.
An orientation session was conducted by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd. on Monday, 13th August 2018 from 10.30 am to 12.00 pm in the auditorium of St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune. The orientation was facilitated by Mr. Deepak Shinde, Projects and Initiatives Lead, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd. During the session, Mr. Deepak explained the training and internship opportunities for the students.
The students would get a stipend of Rs. 1,000/- during the training and also incentives on selling the insurance policy or referring a client.
Software testing credit course was organized for the students of T.Y.B.SC (CS) and T.Y.BCA (CS) to guide them for future careers in software testing. A total of twenty students participated in the course coordinated by Swatee Sarwate.
The Department of Electronics organized a guest lecture on “Cyber Security Awareness Session and Careers In It” conducted by Mr. Sanjay Katkar – CTO(Chief Technology Officer) and founder of Quick Heal and Mr. Rohit Srivastwa -Senior Director and Head of Cyber Education and Services, Quick Heal, Pune on13th August 2018. Mr. Sanjay Katkar informed and updated students on how cyber security and forensics is changing the world around us. Mr. Rohit Srivastwa guided the students on different careers in Digital Forensics; Network Security Management; Incident Management; Security Testing; and Risk-audit and Compliance. The session was interactive and enhanced knowledge on Cyber Security and careers in it.
An interactive session with experts and trainers from PIBM (Pune Institute of Business Management) was organized on 1/9/2018 and 8/9/2018 on topics as Goal Setting, Communication Skills, Resume Writing/ GD & PI Skills, Aptitude Training. Subject matter experts, Mr. Vikram Sukhankar and Mr.Diniar Patel guided the students.
T.Y. Students of all streams participated in various drives on campus – Mphasis, Concentrix, KPMG, Quicksolve; and, off-campus – L&T Infotech, WIPRO,TCS, Northern Trust, ATOS Syntel, Capgemini, Iteach, GOMO, Infosys and Cognizant.
Placement Cell Report (2017-18)
Placement and Career Counseling Cell Activities - 2017
The Placement Cell of St. Mira’s College has been actively involved in bringing about a match between the requirements of various companies and the students’ interests, their abilities and potentials. The success of the Placement Cell lies in placing the right candidates, in the right job, at the right time. The first half of the academic year had many orientations, on-campus and off-campus placement drives.
Guest Lectures and Orientations
The Teach for India Fellowship Program is an opportunity for the youth to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. The placement cell in collaboration with the Department of English had organized an orientation on 7th August 2017, for the students across all streams.
Edwise Overseas Education Consultants provides solutions for all international study needs. An orientation was organized on 12th September 2017 for the students across all streams where students of BA, BCom and BBA participated. 3 students, 1 from BCom and 2 from BA got an opportunity to participate in the Deakin interactive week to acquire a full scholarship for higher education at Deakin University, Australia. One of the students got selected for the 2nd round to be conducted in Delhi, in June 2018.
The Naandi Foundation – Mahindra Pride School Skilling Project was introduced in St. Mira’s College for BBA, BCA, and B.SC. (CS) students. Students participated in a soft skill training program with them.
Placement and Internship Drives
Intelligence Plus Pvt. Ltd is an educational institute which offers internship programs and placement to graduates and undergraduates. Two of our SYBA and four of our BBA students got selected for the internship.
Just Being Centre provides mindfulness-based therapies. It offers internship programs and placement to graduates and undergraduates. Four of our students got selected for the internship out of which one student was offered a full-time job post completion of the TYBA examination.
Centre for Mental Health Services in collaboration with Teach for India provides training and internship programs to graduate and undergraduate students. 12 SYBA students and 4 TYBA students got selected for the same.
An internship program was introduced for B.A. (History) and B.SC (CS) students by the company Tick-links.
5. Placement drives of L&T Infotech, Mphasis, Deloitte, Cognizant, Syntel and Adweb Software were conducted on-campus and off-campus.