Placement Activities/ Programs


Internships aim at enabling the students to get a practical exposure to the working/functioning of the industry by providing an opportunity to substantiate their classroom learning with practical experience. Internships are a compulsory part of the Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce as it is believed that internships facilitate the integration of theoretical learning with its application and practice in the workplace. Following are the different types of internships that the students are expected to complete during their Semester Break to experience the changing cultures of a fast-paced work environment and their impact on the global economy.

Corporate Internship aims at enabling the students to get a practical exposure to different functions of the industry that will help students to substantiate their Class Room Learning with practical experience. All the students pursuing their fourth semester B. Com and BBA are required to undergo a Corporate Internship for a period of four to six weeks before the commencement of the fifth semester.

After the completion of the Corporate Internship, the students are expected to submit an Internship Report which includes the Confidential Rating given by the Organisation. Corporate Internship along with the Internship Report are evaluated by the teaching faculties and are awarded a maximum of two credits.

St. Joseph’s College of Commerce encompasses Academic Excellence, Character Formation and Social Concern. Students are encouraged to take up Social Internships that will help them develop sensitivity towards social issues and engage in activities that will help make the Society better. In this regard, the students of B. Com Travel and Tourism, BBA Regular and BBA Professional are expected to take up Social Internship with NGO’s, NPO’s and Charitable Institutions for a minimum period of 60 hours at the end of 2 nd Semester during the Semester Break.

The BBA Entrepreneurship Program of St. Joseph’s College of Commerce has been designed with a vision to infuse experiential and high-quality education with a global focus. This Program involves a unique and dynamic combination of creativity, innovation, critical-thinking and organization, provided on an interactive platform which hones the students into becoming competent future entrepreneurs.

In lines with the objective of the Programme, the Students of 2nd Semester BBA are expected to intern in a Start- Up which is at least a year old and has a registered GSTIN Number for a period of 4 to 6 weeks during the months of April and May. This internship will enable the students to inculcate critical thinking, use cutting-edge analytical tools and problem-solving skills to understand the working of new businesses.

As part of the P. G program, it is mandatory for all M.Com and M.Com (IB) students to undertake an internship at the end of the 2nd semester during the summer break. The Internship has to be for a period of 6-8 weeks. For the students of M.Com, a six months corporate internship is mandatory during their 4th semester for a period of six months.

The prominent organisations in which our students are pursued their Corporate Internships include Union Bank of India, Grant Thornton, The Malayalam Manorama Co. Limited, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited etc.