8 Must do’s in your Engineering College

1. Be  a  Volunteer:

Not only will it earn brownie points in  your CV for your First Job but also…

  • teach you working in a team
  • networking
  • will keep you physically fit and mentally engaged
  • will teach you social and public relation skills

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2. Participate in literary events like Debate and Group Discussion:

We all Engineer’s finally want a job,right?Ever wondered what HR’s want in you?

The answer to this is:

  • Before answering this question,let me make it very clear they are looking beyond your marks,they just want your  marks    to satisfy the eligibility criteria ,nothing more,nothing less.
  • They look for people who are Assertive and Articulate themselves well.
  • Participating in debates and GD’s  broadens your Horizon and adds to your self confidence
  • If you plan to go for MBA ,MS or for that matter even Campus Placement you are bound to face Group Discussions…so why not prepare yourself from the very Start.

 

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3. Join  a Council:

You may choose to be a part of student council,IEEE,IETE,AIESEC,E-Cell(Entrepreneur Cell) depending on your branch of Engineering.You will get  to organise events at college festival which gives you unparalleled experience at leading teams,networking ,coordinating and managing tight deadlines.

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4. Do Internship at a Startup during your semester in area of interest such as:

  • Content & Media:Work as content writer
  • Digital Marketing:Work towards SEO,Social Media promotions and so on.
  • Work as Web developer
  • Work in a NGO for some social cause and make a Difference
  • Work as a Mobile App developer
  • Be a Campus Ambassador for a tech startup

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5. Do  MOOC in area of your interest

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The Courses are from a variety of fields such as Computer Science, Business&Management, Health&Medicine, Humanities, Engineering, Science, Art&Design, Music….So,discover  and develop your interest for free.

 

6. Present a Technical Paper at College events and publish a Research  paper:

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  • Student can publish their Research in academic journals or publish it with global society like IEEE etc
  • If you wish to pursue M.Tech/MS publishing a technical paper at undergraduate level is a MUST.

 

7. Do Projects:Innovate.Build.Invent:

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  • Projects you do during your Engineering life are the most important part of your Learning and your CV for your first job.
  • Engineers are identified as Solution provider,so the bottomline to do a project should be to provide a solution to a real world problem.

 

8. College Startup:

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The biggest companies we know today started in college dorm room with a IDEA and a Spirit to bring that Idea to reality.So,don’t wait to be in your late thirties with a safe capital to Startup.

All you need to do is to get your mind ticking to get THE IDEA of Future ,participate in B-plan Competitions and pitch  your ideas at various events and work passionately towards that Idea from college days itself.

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