The Summer Placement process of XLRI Jamshedpur for 2017-19 batch consisting 364 students saw the median and average stipend increase by over 20 per cent. More than 90 companies participated in the Summer Internship Process (SIP) and offered roles across consulting, finance, sales and marketing, operations, business development (BM), human resources (HR) and industrial relations (IR) domains.
The top recruiters included BCG, PWC, Coca-Cola and HCCB, Mondelez, HUL, ITC, P&G, TAS, RB, RPG, Microsoft, Uber, GSK CH, and ABG among others. According to XLRI Jamshedpur, a number of new companies have participated this year at the SIP.
Sector-wise placement trends
FMCG was the top recruiting sector with 27 per cent recruitment. In the Technology sector, 20 per cent roles in Business Management were offered and participation firms like Uber saw an increase. Other sectors in the process were, BFSI (13 per cent), Consulting (11 per cent), Conglomerates (16 per cent), and a 13 per cent offers were split between Media, Pharma, Auto and Telecom sectors.
Domain wise placement trends
According to the official report by XLRI, sales and marketing was the highest recruiting domain with 25 per cent share in the recruitments, followed by Finance with 20 per cent offers. Top recruiters in the Finance domain were Kotak Wealth Management, Mondelez Corp Fin, Avendus capital, GoldmanSachs, JPMC Markets. Offers in Operations roles with firms like Reckitt Benckiser and Colgate-Palmolive increased. There was 17 per cent offers made in the Operations and General Management domains each. Consulting roles accounted for 11 per cent.
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