‘Earn While You Learn’ Program | HP

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‘Earn While You Learn’ Program

On Friday September 1st, 2017 ‘A Student Internship fair’ was organized by Team CEED for the engineering students of ChitkaraUniversityHimachal Campus at the placement cell, to provide the students with a part time job experience along with their academics. The Program which first held at the Punjab Campus 5 months back is a first of its kind for the students of Himachal Campus. Engineering students (1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Year) from all the streams participated in the fair which will help them develop skills on the job, gain time management skills, gain confidence by working in a professional environment.
6 Dynamic Startups from Chitkara Innovation Incubator and one from Mohali visited Chitkara University Himachal Campus to be a part of the program. Students were shown the profiles of the startups visiting their campus and were informed about the requirements for which the interns were to be hired. Students were very excited to get such rare opportunity as 200+ students sat for the interviews.

Startups that participated in the program were:-
Logolize
Chandigarh Metro
Yellow Cursor
SDFine Arts
Kitty Bee
XOR Labs Pvt Ltd

The CEO’s interacted with the students, gave them written tests and assignments as a medium to shortlist the candidates and some of them have also set up a second round of interviews via skype call to. Overall a good feedback was given by them about the internship fair initiated by CEED for its students.