New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Mangement in Ahmedabad said on Tuesday its over 300-strong Class of 2011 got job offers in marketing, general management, consulting and finance on the second day of companies recruiting on-campus for summer interns for next year.
On Monday, the school had reported that summer placements started on a positive note with investment banking and consulting job profiles on offer.
“Hindustan Unilever and Procter & Gamble, which are on top of the preference list of students looking at a career in Marketing, were back on campus to recruit summer interns for 2010. Diageo, Nokia and Coca-cola were other sought after marketing company on Day 0.5,” said Nissim Nabar, a student of IIM-A and member of the group which interacts with the media, in a statement.
Tata Administrative Service and The Aditya Birla Group both offered general management roles: 15 students opted for these recruiters.
Fortress Financial Services, a firm specialising in infrastructure recruited for the first time at the school. Other companies that returned to IIMA this year and recruited from 2 to 5 interns are Citibank, Frost & Sullivan, Edelweiss and Anand Rathi.
“Overall, I’d say Day 0.5 this year was similar in terms of roles offered if compared to Day 0.5 last year,” said Himanshu Nema, a member of the student placement cell.