Students should consider numerous factors before enrolling for a college such as faculties, infrastructure, good learning environment and a well-functioning placement cell in the university. At the same time, the role of a placement cell is crucial in ensuring that the gap between academia and the industry is bridged in the most beneficial manner. With the right support and guidance, students get to know their strengths and weaknesses and how to work on them for improvements. Here is a list of the reasons which make college placement cell important for students:
Holistic Personality Development
To ensure that students have an all-round personality development, the University Placement Cell hosts workshops and tests to enable them to get an idea of the competitive space in the real world. While workshops will give them the opportunity to interact with industry experts, the tests will prepare them the kind of questions they can expect in the aptitude tests for interviews.
Soft-skills training sessions
Every organization value good communication skills and a strong hold on aptitude. Thus, every organization seeks candidates who are industry-ready and skilled. Among the essential responsibilities of any placement cell is to organize sessions on logical, verbal, analytical and critical-reasoning, problem-solving and training on how to save time while writing an aptitude paper.
This is the final stage of any job interview in which the interview panel makes the final calls on the candidate’s profile. During the mock drills for interview preparation, students should appear for interviews where they will learn how to overcome their weaknesses while sitting in front of an interview panel. Whether you feel nervous while answering or trouble framing sentences, various training sessions will equip you to be more confident.
The building of a strong resume
A well-crafted cover letter and resume give your interviewer the first opinion about you as a candidate. If you want to make sure that your resume doesn’t get tossed away only to land in the rejected pile, you must put in sincere efforts in your resume so that it grabs the attention of your interviewer. The placement cell conducts pre-placement workshops in which students are trained on how to design a resume suited to your professional goals.
Another important part of the final stage of the hiring process, every student practice to be able to speak during group discussions. The placement cell enables students to enhance their communication skills, improve their technical knowledge and keep track of the current affairs to be able to speak confidently during such discussions.
AVIT too has a placement cell, established with the purpose of bridging the gap between academics and industry. The placement cell also enables students to build a strong foundation and hone relevant skills to be ready for the corporate world with weight to their resume. They also organize numerous sessions to train students through the means of various pre-placement talks. You will also be trained on how to dress appropriately for interviews, be confident and the ability to tackle any stressful circumstances.