Career Advisory Services

Career Advisory Services

Career Advisory Services

Career Advisory Services (CAS) of the School of Human Settlements, XIM University is the apex body in charge of all activities related to placements. Industry Relations of the School of Human Settlements is also managed by the CAS team, thereby forming a nexus between the student fraternity of the School of Human Settlements and the industry. The core competency of the CAS team is in building corporate relationships, corporate communications, marketing of the school to the industry and carrying out the annual placement process of the final year batch for the two programs that are MBA in Urban Management and Governance and Masters in Urban and Regional Planning as well as the Summer Internship Placements for the first-year students. It works towards Industrial Institutional Cooperation where Leadership Talks, Summits and Conclaves are held to help students engage with the industry. It includes faculty members as well as student members.

 

CHAIRPERSON

Associate Dean – Career Advisory Services

Prof. Saveeta Mohanty

E-mail: saveeta@xim.edu.in

Contact: +91-9438200354

FACULTY MEMBER

Prof. Shraddha Kumar

E-mail: shraddha@xub.edu.in

Prof. Nalin Ranjan

E-mail: nalin@xim.edu.in

CAREER ADVISORY SERVICES COMMITTEE OFFICIALS

STUDENT TEAM MEMBERS

COORDINATOR: Preetikrishna Panda

Mail ID: cas.xahs@xub.edu.in

Team Members:

Name Designation Phone No E-mail Id
Preetikrishna Panda
Coordinator
+91 7978413510
urp20006@xustudent.edu.in
Aditya Padhy
Treasurer
+91 7008519607
umg20002@xustudent.edu.in
Alisha Khan
Executive Member
+91 7008958783
urp20001@xustudent.edu.in
Abhisek Rout
Executive Member
+91 9692691069
umg20001@xustudent.edu.in
Saroj Kumar Nayak
Executive Member
+91 6362343198
umg20014@xustudent.edu.in

Preetikrishna Panda

Aditya Padhy

Alisha Khan

Abhisek Rout

Saroj Kumar Nayak

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About School of Human Settlements CAS

Career Advisory Services (CAS) of the School of Human Settlements (XAHS CAS) is the apex body in charge of all activities related to placements. Industry Relations of the School of Human Settlements, XIM University is also managed by the CAS team. The core competency of the CAS team is in building corporate relationships, corporate communications, marketing of the school to the industry and carrying out the annual placement process of the final year management batch as well as the Summer Internship Placements for the first-year students.

SUMMER INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS

The Summer Internship Programme forms an integral component of both the courses offered by the school of Human Settlements with an attempt to bridge the gap in student’s perception between academics and the corporate world. Under this programme, students undergo an 8-week internship at organizations where they are encouraged to take up time bound multi-disciplinary and goal-oriented assignments. During this period, the students seek to learn the various dimensions and their operations in their respective organisations. This not only enhances their analytical and decision-making abilities but with hands on experience further grooms them to be future managers.

XUBERANCE (FINAL PLACEMENT)

The placements witnessed a multitude of sectors ranging from Urban Regeneration and Renewability, Urban Waste and Water Management, Urban Mobility and E-Governance along with several others, offered by the 17 companies which participated in the process this year. The MBA – Urban Management and Governance program at XIM University, Bhubaneswar produces professionals equipped with sound management and organizational skills, and understanding of the urban domain – professionals who not only understand intelligent and smart urban technologies, but also can look beyond, and set the strategic road map for the city, by taking into consideration its local, regional and global context. School of Human Settlements has launched an innovative Planning Program, i.e., Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), in tune with prevailing national and international perspectives and approaches to urban and regional planning and development. MURP is designed to develop an understanding of the complexities of urban systems and processes, and functional knowledge and skills for urban and regional planning.

Along with the XAHS program’s prominent recruiters in XIM University such as CRUT, Honeywell, Recity Network Pvt. Ltd Several new companies showed keen interest in the batch. Some of the new recruiters were Quantum Leap Studio, SAHAAS Zero Waste, World Resources Institute, Janaagraha, TATA Trusts, Centre for Public Policy Research, and several others.

LEADERSHIP TALKS

The Leadership Talks organized by XAHS CAS facilitates Industry Leaders to deliver corporate insights to budding Urban Managers and Planners on different fields existing in, and on different practices adapted by the Industry. These Talks provide an opportunity for the students to sensitize and brainstorm themselves with current trends followed by the Industry.

Leadership Talks – 2021
  • January 2021:-  On 9th January, 2021, we had the privilege to have with us Dr. Jawahar Surisetti, Advisor to Government as the esteemed speaker for the day. Dr. Surisetti shared his precious insights on sustainable and inclusive ways of planning smart cities.
  • January 2021:-  On 24th January, 2021, we had the privilege to have with us Mr. Arvind Kumar Rai, Vice President, Knight Frank, as the esteemed speaker. Mr. Rai shared his insights on Career in Real Estate Advisory and Valuations.
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  • February 2021:-  On 13th February, 2021, we had the privilege to have with us Mr. Manikandan K P, social entrepreneur, an affordable housing expert and an evangelist for Housing For All in India, as the esteemed speaker for the day. Mr. Manikandan shared his precious insights on inclusive and sustainable housing, focusing on the difference between “real estate and REAL Housing”.
  • March 2021:-  On 5th March, 2021, we had the privilege to have with us Mr. Bibhas Mahapatra, Head of the Infrastructure Division at OP & HS Infra, as the esteemed speaker for the day. Mr. Mahapatra shared his precious insights on water and sanitation, focusing on Service Delivery in the Water Management Sector.
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  • May 2021:-  On 16th May, 2021, we had the privilege to have with us Mr. Ranjit Kumar, Smart City Advisor, KPMG- Govt. Of Uttar Pradesh​, as the esteemed speaker for the day. Mr. Kumar shared his precious insights on Career in Water and Waste Management.
 
  • May 2021:-  On 18th May, 2021, we had the privilege to have with us Mr. Amit Bhatt,​ Director of Integrated Urban Transport,​ WRI India​, as the esteemed speaker for the day. Mr. Bhatt shared his precious insights on Role of Transport in Urban development.
Leadership Talks – 2020
  • October 2020:-  On 10th October, 2020, we had the privilege to have with us Mr. Ashish Rao Ghorpade, Deputy Director, ICLEI – South Asia as the esteemed speaker. Mr. Ghorpade threw light on the PROMISE Project of ICLEI – South Asia and emphasised on the importance of community participation for sustainable urban planning.
  • October 2020-   On 31st October, 2020, we had the privilege to have with us Dr. Roshan Jose, Senior Manager- Project, SAVELIFE Foundation  as the esteemed speaker. Dr. Jose shared his experiences of working in the domain of road safety in India.
  • December 2020- On 12th December, 2020, we had the privilege to have with us Mrs. Shabnam Bassi, Associate Director – TERI and Secretary – GRIHA Council as the esteemed speaker. Mrs. Bassi shared her insights on opportunities in green buildings.

Contact us:

XIM University

Career Advisory Services Office

E-mail: cas.xahs@xub.edu.in

Phone: +91-674-2377775 (CAS Office)

Mobile: +91-9861394422 (CAS Officer)

University Website: https://xim.edu.in/