World Bank recruits interns from IIMA

Sunday, 18 November 2012 - 5:30pm IST | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA
The Summer Placement process for cluster 3 of the Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad ended on November 16.

The Summer Placement process for cluster 3 of the Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad ended on November 16. More than 130 firms participated in the recruitment process across the three clusters. A notable addition to the list of recruiters at IIMA was World Bank which recruited interns for its Financial Instruments
division.

The cluster began on November 15 with pre-processes such as tests and group discussions conducted by a few firms. Offers were extended to students following interviews on November 16.

Recruitment secretary for the PGP program at IIMA, Barathram A said “A host of new recruiters from diverse domains participated in the summer placement process this year. Students had a wider range of options in terms of industry sectors and functional roles, and this helped them secure internships of their choice.”

Prof Kirti Sharda, placement chairperson at IIMA said, “The enthusiastic response of recruiters is testimony to their confidence in the exceptional quality of our students and their faith in the placement process at IIMA.” A significant number of e-commerce firms recruited students for various roles in cluster 3. Cleartrip, Infibeam and Zovi were among the recruiters from this sector. The cluster also included the portfolio companies’ cohort which included firms such as Just Dial.

Firms from the financial sector also participated in cluster 3. Axis Bank and HDFC were among the major recruiters. FMCG firms such as L’oreal, Wipro Consumer Care and Agro Tech Foods recruited students for the sales and marketing function. The cluster witnessed hiring from consulting firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG, which were part of the consulting advisory cohort. The RPG Group recruited students in the general management domain.


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