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‘Take your post-graduation seriously and look out for yourself’ – An Interview with Neha Sood an Alumnus of Apeejay School of Management

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Neha Sood

Neha Sood (27), a resident of South Delhi who was a student of Apeejay School of Management (ASM )and had got placement as Credit Manager in HDFC Bank, Head Office, Gurugram.

She loves working in a corporate field and wants to see herself reaching heights in the same field. Hence, she took admission at ASM for her Post-Graduate Diploma Management in Marketing & Finance in 2018.

Her overall experience at Apeejay

Sharing her experience of education at Apeejay, especially during the pandemic she told the Journalist that she is thankful to Apeejay for not compromising with the studies even during the sudden lockdown and introduction to online classes. “Apeejay has been honest in teaching. The teachers have put their best efforts in providing information as much as they can. The guest lectures, events along with the studies have really helped us to attain in-depth knowledge of the subject,” she said.

Her Placement journey during COVID-19

“I got my placement in September 2020. It was among the first few placements that happened in the campus last year for the batch 2018-20. I was happy with the placement process, especially in my case. It was quite smooth despite the arrival of Covid-19,” she said. Our College was very helpful in terms of giving us coursera license to opt for different specialized courses, providing us resources for our studies and guest lectures were helpful for us to interact with the industry, she added.

5 Tips for students seeking campus placements

1. Watch out for yourself as it’s not a high school time where you can be dependent on people. The first and foremost important thing would be to look out for yourself by learning, increasing your learnings and skills and not getting totally dependent on the college curriculum.

2. It is a serious time. After the post-graduation, you have to get into a serious placement. It is the beginning of your career, so add more discipline.

3. Get more information from faculty by interacting with them personally. They have a lot of knowledge, information and experience. Try to attain as much knowledge as you can. Clear your concepts with them.  

4. Be selfish. If you are getting an opportunity, don’t just give it away. Whenever any opportunity knocks at your door, just grab it.

5. Make your friends wisely. Fun friends are no longer an option rather they don’t exist.

Asst Editor ( Newsroom ), who has an experience of a decade in core journalism. Credibility, courage, timelines and media ethics are some of her professional traits.You can reach her at: [email protected]

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