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GLOBAL LESSONS

A new wave of global opportunities has presented itself through organisations like AISEC and the international exchanges and tie-ups that colleges arrange. Pooja Bhula gets students to share their experiences St. Xavier’s College Akshay Kohli (17), from St. Xavier’s College participated in the International Leadership Exchange Program (ILEP) that aims at creating global leaders, hosted by NYU Stern. “The topic, ...

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Mumbai Community Card

IITians Nikhil Dhoka and Amit Kumar introduce consumer cards that will donate part of payment to a social cause They say, “In Mumbai, nobody has time for nobody,” but in this fast-paced metro, there are exceptions all around. We met two IITians who created an unconventional career, which will benefit the underprivileged and everyone who is involved in it. Founder ...

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Course on Security Markets

The School of Securities Education, part of the National Institute of Securities Markets has come out with a new certificate programme in Security Markets. The course is a one-year full time course being offered at the Vashi campus of the institute. The programme is aimed at preparation for a career in Security Analysis and Equity Research, Investment Banking, Fund Management, ...

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The Art of Animation

Do you have it in you? It’s not the software, but the attitude that makes you a good animator, Prachi Parekh discovers When I entered the world of 3D Animation as a student in 2008, I thought it would be fun and easy – right about the fun part, I was utterly wrong about the easy bit. When people see ...

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Jewellery Designing

As long as jewels continue to bedazzle its buyers, jewellery designing is a career that is meant to stay. As a career option, it offers a wide spectrum as one can opt to be a sales manager, designer, stone setter or even a quality analyst. And if you’re lucky, you may end up opening a store that sells exclusive designs. ...

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Clay to Go: Ceramics

The not-so-known world of ceramics is a great career option for an artist, Prachi Parekh finds out Remember the way you loved and excelled at clay modelling as a kid? Turn that talent and passion into a full-fledged career, if you love working with clay and have the flair for turning an earthen lump into a piece of art. Basic ...

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Bioinformatics

Does your heart beat faster at the thought of scientific data? Then this could be just the field for you. A marriage of IT and biotechnology, bioinformatics is about managing the huge volumes of data generated by research labs. Why you should do it? Bioinformatics is slated to be one of the most prodigious growth areas over the coming decades. ...

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The real Leena Mogre

Let us start with “you” the fitness guru. Tell us something about your background? I have done my Masters in Food Science and Nutrition. I did two years of PhD. Nobody knows I was a lecturer in nutrition as well. But my passion has always been fitness, cycling, trekking and hiking. When I was doing my PhD, I got really ...

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A Career in Politics?

It’s not hard to combine your political aspirations with academic demands. JAM chats with IIMA graduate, Krishna Chepuri who interned with the CPI(M) in 2007. Most of us want to run miles away from a political career. But in doing so we are shirking off our responsibility to propagate and facilitate change. Being aware of the various career options in ...

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Management with an Artistic Touch

From getting International DJs to perform in India to creating a platform for new talent, this trio of 20 somethings have already made a formidable name for themselves in the field of Artist Management. Meet Piyush Nahata and Ashish Ahuja (who were incidentally very jittery about this tête-à-tête, as it was their very first interview!)… What is artise management? Artiste ...

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