XLRI has seen extraordinary summer internships for their 2017-19 PGDBA and PGDHRM batches. They secured 100% summer placement mark within 2 days!.
A total of 364 students participated in the process. The average as well as median stipend offered rose by 20 percent, when compared to last year's figures. The highest stipend offered on campus during the summer placement process was whopping 5 lakh rs!
More than 90 companies participated in the selection process. They offered diverse roles in consulting, marketing, finance, human resources management, operations management, industrial relations domains. Some of the top recruiters this year included Mondelez, HUL,Boston Consulting Group, PWC, Coca-Cola and HCCB, ITC, P&G, TAS, RB, RPG, Microsoft, Uber, GSK CH, and Aditya Birla Group.
The following table shows the break up of students placed across sectors
|Sector||Percentage of students placed|
|Banking and Finance||13|
The sales and marketing roles topped the charts closely followed by finance. In financial management role many offers were made by Kotak Wealth Management, Mondelez Corp Fin, Avendus capital, GoldmanSachs, JPMC Markets.
This year also saw a significant increase in operations roles offered to students.
The following table shows the break up of students placed across various roles/domains
|Roles||Percentage of students placed|
|Sales and Marketing||25|
With these kind of summer placements XLRI has once again proved that it is without doubt one of the most desirable destinations for every management aspirant in the country.