IIM Kashipur Summer Placements 2011-13: Most will intern in Finance and Operations

The IIM Kashipur academic block building in its temporary campus

One of the newest Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), IIM Kashipur reported having completed their summer internship placements for the debut batch of 2013 with 43 offers from 28 companies. The batch of 37 students, with nearly half having work experience of more than one year would be interning mostly in finance and operations roles. According to the institute, no student opted out of the process. Also, not all internships were paid for with a stipend, though the institute declined to reveal how many.

Batch strength 37
Companies on campus 28
Companies whose offers were accepted 26

Sector % of offers Number of offers Companies
Consulting 14% 6 E&Y;, Special Situation Advisors, IGSA Labs, Zoya Industries
Banking and Finance 29% 12 HDFC, ICICI Bank, ICICI Lombard, IDBI Bank, IDBI Capital, RBI, Religare, SBI Capital
Automobile 7% 3 Hero, Tata Motors
Telecom 11% 5 Aircel, Airtel, Tata Communications
Pharma 7% 3 Cadila, Jubilant Chemicals
Oil and Gas 4% 2 Indian Oil
NGO 7% 3 IRRAD, Teach for India
Media 4% 2 TechShot Digital
Iron and Steel 3% 1 Tata Steel
FMCG 11% 5 Dabur, Pan Parag, Perfetti
Consumer durables 3% 1 Voltas

The above breakup is of the number of offers (43), so it does include companies whose offers were not accepted.

Finance

Profiles were offered in the areas of Asset Management, Risk Management, Commodity Markets, Forex, Trade Finance, Business Intelligence, Financial Modelling, Project Advisory and Structured Finance by firms like HDFC, ICICI Bank, ICICI Lombard, IDBI Bank, IDBI Capital, RBI, Religare and SBI Capital.

Operations

Recruiters in this area were Cadila, Perfetti van Melle, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, which offered profiles in supply chain consulting, quality management, kaizen, materials requirement planning apart from conventional profiles in operations management.

Sales and Marketing

The profiles offered were Rural Marketing, B2B sales, Product Development, Market Research, Social Media Marketing, Retail Marketing amongst many others. The major recruiters in this area were Aircel, Airtel, Dabur, Hero MotoCorp, Jubilant Industries, Tata Communications and Voltas.

Consulting and others

16% students would be interning in profiles in the areas of consulting, general management and social development. The major firms included E&Y;, Teach for India, Institute of Rural Research and Development which offered profiles in the areas of Due Diligence, expansion strategy, NGO management and consulting.

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