Placement and Entrepreneur Cells of SSSS College of Commerce, Amritsar organized a Two Days ‘Career Carnival’ on November 2 and November 3, 2022. Five sessions were conducted.
On day one, Prof (Dr.) Saroj Arora from Department of Botanical and Environmental Science, GNDU, Amritsar was the speaker of the first session. The resource person spoke about the ‘Employ-ability Skills’. Citing the examples, she said that ‘Once a career is chosen, then the person is struck with it’ is just a myth. As per the resource, the need of the hour is creating employment opportunities, shaping and polishing the potentialities, communicating effectively verbally and non-verbally, respecting the dignity of labour, having positive attitude while accomplishing the task assigned and respecting all at workplace. Students of third semester of BCom and BCom (FS) attended the session.
Mr. Vikramjeet, Deputy Director and Mr. Gaurav Kumar, Career Counselor, from DBEE (District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, Amritsar) were the resource persons of the second session. While interacting with the students Mr. Vikramjeet, Deputy Director, talked about the relevance of Career Guidance and discussed about the various avenues available in government and private sector. The resource person, while sharing his personal experiences, said that making right decisions about the profession needs right guidance at right time, introspection of the potentials within and making efforts whole heartedly. Principal Dr. Navdeep Kaur, in her address shared that the focus of College is on making teaching-learning process more student-centric whereby students’ interests can be matched with the skills required for the job market. Students of fifth semester of BCom, BCom (FS), BBA, BSc (Eco) and BCA attended the session.
Students found the sessions very informative. Token of gratitude was also presented to the resource persons. Dr.Payal, Dr. Samriti Kapoor and Mrs. Ravneet Kaur coordinated the sessions successfully.