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Published : Saturday, 8 October, 2016 3:46 PM
• Largest ever batch size of 361 gets placed in record time of 2.5 days
• This year saw steep rise in the stipends being offered across all sectors in summer internships
• XLRI successfully continued its parallel placement process - ‘Parivartan’, for students willing to work with social sector organizations
XLRI - Xavier School of Management, one of India’s premier B-Schools, has achieved 100% placements for the batch of 2016-18 consisting of 361 students in just 2.5 days.
The summer internship recruitment process saw participation of 92 companies offering 156 roles across domains including consulting, finance, sales and marketing, operations, business development, Human Resource and Industrial Relations.
Once again XLRI’s traditional recruiters demonstrated their confidence in the students and hired in large numbers. The top recruiters on campus in terms of numbers were: Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Akzonobel, BCG, General Electric, ITC, Hindustan Unilever, Mahindra, Mondelez, Procter & Gamble, Star India and TAS.
In addition to the above, 21 first time recruiters participated in the recruitment process and offered 28 new roles across domains.
The flagship Business Management program too continued to receive a resounding response from the industry while XLRI maintained its dominance as the foremost recruitment destination for budding HR managers. The sector wise split of offers is as follows: FMCG at 26%, BFSI at 13%, Conglomerates at 13%, Manufacturing at 12%, Consulting at 7%, and the remaining 29% in Technology, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, Power, Retail, Automotive etc.
While e-commerce was a major recruiter last year accounting for 8% of the offers, this number has halved this year and the share has reduced to 4%.
Fr. E Abraham, Director, XLRI - Xavier School of Management commented “I congratulate the batch of 2016-18 on completion of yet another successful summer placement process. Our students have got into diverse industry sectors which is an affirmation of the all-around integral formation we strive to impart to our students”
“Our parallel internship placement programme - ‘Parivartan’ too received applications from several students. This programme was launched to provide our students an opportunity to explore summer internship opportunities in the social sector with Non-Government Organizations and Not-for-Profit Organizations to show our solidarity towards social causes.” Fr. Abraham added.
The Parivartan program: An opportunity for students to explore summer internship opportunities with Non-Government Organizations and Not-for-Profit Organizations received applications from several students. The ‘Parivartan’ internship program is conducted a week prior to the summer internship recruitment week to ensure students can make a conscious decision of contributing to the society rather than opting for the corporate stint.
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