Placement Cell, St. Joseph's College of Commerce came into existence in December 1999. Ms. Komal A. Dave, was given the portfolio & appointed as
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Aims & Objectives
The Placement Cell looks into the interest of our students and recruits Degree & P.G. students in to various multinational & national companies.
Placement activities at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce have always been directed towards benefiting the student community. This year’s placement performance was gratifying, both in terms of response from the industry and the students.
This academic year started with a series of meetings with the Vice Principal, Dr. Nirmala Joseph to finalize a letter of intent to be accepted by the companies visiting our campus for placements and also the college placement policy which serves as a mandate for our students. At St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, we are continuously working on grooming the skills of our students to make them industry ready. ‘Test cracker’ founded by a group of IITians conducted a pre-placement workshop from the 3rd of July, 2015 to the 24th of July, 2015 for 116 final year students. Spread over a period of two weeks, this workshop included mock interviews, developing soft skills, and training students to make them ‘job-ready’. Also, the following guest talks were conducted across all sections of the final year and second year students.
The Guest Speakers for the academic year 2015-16:
Several organizations, be it the industry leaders and start-ups, approached the institution in search of efficient candidates to take up jobs offered by them. Being the 9th best Commerce institution in India, the firms offered diverse roles varying from finance, marketing, human resources, public relations, to name a few. Information about placements was made available to students through the college SMS system, college website and placement notice board. Around 221 Undergraduate and Postgraduate students appeared for campus placements this academic year of which approximately 203 (92%) students have been offered jobs by various companies. The average CTC offered by the recruiters was between Rs.2, 60,000 to 3, 65,000 per annum and the highest package offered was Rs. 9, 20, 000 per annum.
The following companies carried out on-campus placements during the academic year 2015-16:
** Interviews yet to be conducted by Juniper Networks Pvt. Ltd, Samsung Research Institute, Godrej, Grofers and Featherlite
Pvt.Ltd for UG students.
Other placement activities include:
• As last year, this year too KPMG, EY, PWC and GT hired 10 IPCC students as article interns.
• Talks by Teach for India & Gandhi Foundation were organized for promotion of their Fellowship Programmes in the social sector.
• A pool campus drive within the sister institutions (St. Joseph’s College of Commerce and St. Joseph’s College) was organized in campus for placements in Amazon and TESCO. As a result, 9 students from St. Joseph’s College were selected for TESCO & Amazon respectively.
• Kenneth George and Vishal Jain of final year B.Com represented our college on the 16th of July, 2015 at the Anchor Programme organized by Ernst and Young Global Operations Division.
• College has partnered with Aircel for its Campus to Corporate initiative called ‘Aircel Harvard Joint Certification Program’. As per this program, selected students from college will complete a 6 month management Programme designed by Harvard Publishing Limited and bag a month’s internship with Aircel. Three students namely Linnette, Gantavya & Antony from II year have made it through this program.
• Cross-Intern, a firm which enables students to work while they are studying in tie up with the placement department came up with an initiative for our students called the ‘SJCC Learn and Earn While You Study Program’. With the help of Cross-Intern, close to 20 students have been benefited from this program.
• Goldman Sachs Services Private Ltd. visited the campus a number of times to offer internships in the following departments:
1. Operations – 32 candidates were selected
2. Human Capital Management – 03 candidates were selected
3. Compliance – 01 candidates were selected
4. Services-05 candidates were selected
5. Finance – 02 candidates were selected
The above selected candidates will be enrolled by Goldman Sachs for their Summer Internship Program.
• CISCO hired Rosmy Divya from II BBM as summer intern in the field of Talent Acquistion.
• KPMG conducts interviews for campus ambassador drive, wherein 3 students will be selcted in the process and act as Brand ambassadors of KPMG in the college campus. Lasting for a period of nine months, from February to November 2016 the ambassadors will be responsible to conduct various competitions, Programmes in the campus and also with as an offline intern at KPMG. Mukul Dilip, Pooja Vishwanathan and Linette of second years were chosen as the ambassadors.
• EY Scholarship Program. An initiative wherein, EY awards a one lakh scholarship and 8 week internship opportunity to the winner based on the business idea showcased by him/her. Off the 5 finalists, Jerome Alexander of II BBM A was announced as the winner.
• Zomato conducted interviews for a Brand Ambassador Programme for the second year students in the month of December. The students were assigned with tasks to promote the brand among their friends and families through various offers provided by Zomato. Three students belonging to the BBM department were announced as the Brand Ambassadors of Zomato.
• Internship offers were also made by two other firms namely RD International (15 in number) and Chordia Wealth (07 in number).
To provide further assistance, the Placement Cell has maintained database of companies which is made available to the students who need help for finding internship in their fields of choice.
The placement cell wishes all its students’ good luck in their future endeavors.