22 November 2011

APJ Abdul Kalam Ropes in Six IIM-A Graduates

As the internship placement came to an end on Friday, six students of the institute bagged internship offers from Kalam's office. Confirming the number of offers extended by Kalam's office to the IIM-A students, an official close to the development said that the students will be handling various social campaigns and roles related to rural development under Kalam.
APJ Abdul Kalam Ropes in Six IIM-A Graduates

According to an official, Out of the six students, one belongs to the post-graduate programme in agri-business management the rest are from the post-graduate programme of management.

The number of students opting for internship in the social sector has also increased at the IIM-A this year. Last year, only four students of the institute had done internship with Kalam.

A city-based organization National Innovation Foundation (NIF), which hired four students last year, returned to the campus to hire 11 students this year.

More than 20 companies conducted interviews during the day with Tata Steel making the highest number of offers. Other companies like Aviva Insurance and Samsonite also took part in the recruitment. Agneya Carbon Ventures, started by three IIM-A alumni last year, also offered summer internships to the students this year.