IIM Calcutta summer placement gets 75 international offers

IIMC said in a statement during the four-day placement process between November 10-15, all the 353 students got offers from a total 125 recruiters. Slot zero saw a total of 215 students accepting offers for their internships, an unprecedented number of offers in Slot-0 so far, IIMC officials said.

Over 75 students will be interning in international locations, an increase of 20 per cent over the last year. Internship locations offered include New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Dubai and even Vietnam and South Africa.

Finance offers were highest at 37 per cent, followed by marketing with 28 per cent, consulting 20 per cent, general management 8 per cent and others 7 per cent. A student has been offered an internship at Chief Investment Officer's desk at JP Morgan, which is the only such offer made across all IIMs, the release said.

RBS was the largest recruiter with 15 offers, UBS made 12 offers and other recruiters were Macquarie Securities, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Nomura, BofA Merril Lynch, Morgan Stanley, JPMC, HSBC (Global), Citigroup and French investment bank BNP Paribas in finance.

There were numbers of merchant bankers at the recruitment. Among Indian recruiters included Hindustan Unilever, P&G, Nokia, Diageo and ITC were back this year. Coke, Pepsi, Airtel, Kraft, GSK and Marico and Tata Administrative Services.

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