IIM-Calcutta records 100% summer internship placements amid pandemic


Koklata :  Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta said on Monday that it has maintained the legacy of 100 per cent summer internship placements for the class of 2022, beating the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a virtual process, with students and corporates participating from their home locations respectively.

According to the institute, a total of 139 companies participated in the placement process, of which 43 were the first-time recruiters to IIM - Calcutta, for the 473 participating students.

The hiring trends this year too were well distributed across various sectors. Consulting, Finance and BFSI accounted for 40 per cent of the offers, while 32 per cent students would do their internships in general managementand sales and marketing roles, it added. The remaining 28 per cent of the students found their fit with operations, product management, e-commerce and start-ups.

 Accenture and Microsoft were among the top recruiters.

 IIM-C Director Anju Seth said, "The results reinforce the recruiters' faith in the academic capabilities, diverse student community and IIM-Calcutta's commitment to pursuing excellence in all fields of engagement."