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Horizon Conducts its Sixth Annual Internship and Placement Fair

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Horizon, The Placement Cell of Maitreyi College, organised the sixth edition  of its annual Internship and Job fair, Envision  in hybrid mode at NSB seminar hall; Maitreyi College, University of Delhi. Serving as an indispensable intermediary between students and potential employers, Horizon is committed to facilitating job placements and internships. The placement cell aims at offering invaluable guidance on career  trajectories, hosts recruitment events, and conducts skill development workshops to enhance students’  job readiness.

The event was organised to provide students from Maitreyi College and other undergraduate institutions with a comprehensive exposure to a wide array of employment and internship opportunities spanning over 70+ renowned companies, including prominent  organisations like Bajaj Capital and Lenskart. The representatives of over 40 companies attended the fair at Maitreyi College in person while other companies conducted their recruitment in an online  manner. Diverse profiles across finance, HR, graphic design, sales, among others, were offered  by these 70 firms. Notably, the highest placement package of 20 LPA was extended by Cookie, a  startup founded by IIT Kanpur alumni.

The fair was graced by the presence of Professor Vijaya Laxmi Singh, the Chairperson of the governing body of Maitreyi College as the Guest of honour and Professor Haritma Chopra, the  Principal of the College. The Fair was officially inaugurated with a traditional lamp lighting ceremony post which, Ms. Tanvi Mittal, President and Mr. Ginmunlal Khongsai, Convenor of the Placement Cell both; extended their warm welcome to the attendees. Subsequently, Prof. Haritma Chopra, Principal of Maitreyi College, highlighted the institution’s academic and non-academic advancements, including innovative short-term courses and engaging society and department fairs aimed at enhancing student skills. “These skill development initiatives have contributed to increased student selections, improving the Cell’s performance which is evident in selections of  80+ students at the graduation level for job opportunities at different organisations brought in by the Placement Cell throughout the year.” She added. Professor Vijaya Laxmi Singh thereafter emphasised on the developments at Maitreyi College which are evident in its enhanced NAAC accreditation and addressed how the continual integration and coordination among faculty members and students underscores  the institution’s commitment to providing optimal opportunities for its students.

A number of participating organisations in the fair were startups and micro, small and medium Enterprises (MSMEs) which took the opportunity to recruit suitable students for the expansion of their organisations. Through Horizon-the Placement Cell, Maitreyi College has consistently worked towards promoting startups and facilitating the expansion of such enterprises. Assistance is also provided to young entrepreneurs with the resources, mentoring and support to hone their skills through Meraki – The Entrepreneurship Cell of Maitreyi College. Initiatives like Placement & Internship Fairs resonate with India’s vision for self-reliance and empowerment, and also nurture students to consider entrepreneurship as a viable career option.

The Placement fair was formally concluded by the evening with over 300+ registrations from students across different undergraduate universities. The fair facilitated meaningful interactions between these organisations and a plethora of potential candidates, fostering a conducive environment for networking and recruitment. Moreover, the candidates expressed satisfaction with the diverse array of opportunities presented by the Placement Cell. The event not only served as a platform for bridging the gap between industry and academia but also underscored Horizon’s unwavering commitment to facilitating fruitful career opportunities for students.

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