All the students of the MBA programs at SMS, CUSAT, completing the second semester (full-time) and fourth semester (part-time) are required to successfully complete 45 days’ Organisation Familiarisation Exercise through an internship cum Project Work assignment in an organisation of their choice. A plethora of organisations have wholeheartedly welcomed our students into their workplace in creating a mutually enriching experience. These organisations include big names like Lulu Group, ICICI Bank, Infosys, and Byju’s and many more.
The Career development and Placement Cell at the School of Management Studies, CUSAT is a well-oiled machinery propelled by the dynamic student team. SMS has hosted over 100 recruiters over the years and placed over 1500 students, thanks to the concerted teamwork powering it. The placement wing functions under the inspirational mentorship of Dr. Sam Thomas (Dean) and the proactive guidance of Dr. Jagathyraj V.P (Director) and is presently led by Dr. Manu Melwin Joy, Dr. Smiju I.S. and their student co-ordinators. Members closely coordinate with recruiters from leading corporate houses round the year, with the aim of facilitating placements for every eligible student before course completion.
Career development and Placement Cell also assists students in upping their employability quotient through Personality Development programs, campus to corporate programs, Aptitude training, domain-specific skills training, active associations with professional bodies, Webinars, Seminars and the like. The team also enables In-house Training, Projects, and Internships with corporates to provide a comprehensive industry orientation to students before they embark on their careers.
Dr. Manu Melwin Joy
Dr. Smiju I S
Roshan Koshy Thomas