Chandigarh,20.09.19-The Placement Cell of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women organized a campus placement drive wherein Life Leisure Trip selected 6 students for the position of General Manager- Sales. The students were selected after rigorous rounds including group discussion and personal interview. In another event, the Placement Cell conducted an orientation programme for the students with the aim of mentoring them on planning their career, and enlightening them about the opportunities available. The programme witnessed enthusiastic participation of over 350 undergraduate and postgraduate students of various streams. During the programme, speakers from industry as well as academia, and the alumni placed in prestigious organisations shared their views and experiences for the benefit of the students. Speaking about the challenging and versatile nature of a career in aviation industry, Mr.Rohit Beri, Founder, The Training Academy, Chandigarh inspired the students to be a part of the profession that gives wings to one's dreams. On the mantra of success in one's chosen profession, Mr. Avdhesh Mahajan, VP, School Pad Technologies advised the students to complement their degrees with requisite skill sets that make them employable. Dr. Namita Bhandari, Assistant Professor, MCM DAV College motivated the students to align their theoretical knowledge with the practical aspects and the market trends, and then make a wise decision about their career. MCM alumna and Hindustan Times Correspondent Ms.Ribha urged the students to identify their area of interest and strengths, and then work on achieving perfection in that field. Another alumna of MCM Ms. Shivali Gautam, Fashion Consultant, Tommy Hilfiger shared the inspiring story of her journey from an MCM graduate to an employee at Tommy Hilfiger, how she juggled work and studies and how that has help her gain confidence and exposure.

The Cell also held a Career Counseling and Placement Seminar on aviation industry for UG and PG students. On this occasion, the executives of Aviation Indeed conducted pre-placement process for SpiceJet, during which 10 students were shortlisted for the interview for cabin crew to be held later.Principal Dr.Nisha Bhargava said that the Placement Cell of the college is doing commendable work by acting as a productive link between the employer and the prospective employees. She motivated the students to participate in the drives organized by the cell throughout the year in order to gain an understanding of the employers' expectations and to chisel their talent accordingly.