Career Counselling on 8th Nov 2019admin
New Age Career Options
“Allow your passion to become your purpose and it will eventually become your profession”.
On 8th November , 2019 a Career Counselling session was held by The Times Of India group at Seth Anandram Jaipuria School , Lucknow, for the students of grade X. The resource persons were Mr. Abhishek Singh , Vice President CLAT Possible and Mr. Nagendra.
Career decisions play a pivotal role in shaping the future growth and development of the students. In today’s environment of multiple options, knowing about choices available helps students in their decision-making process. The session commenced with the school Principal, Ms. Poonam Kochitty reiterating the importance of knowing one’s potential and subject of interest before making a decision.
Mr. Abhishek shared new age career options for Science, Commerce and Humanities streams. He discussed about careers in Corporate Law, Fashion Technology, Armed Forces, Mass Communication and Hotel Management. He recalled that 15 years back there were just few options in front of students as there was lack of awareness. Back then Engineering and Medical were two most sought after career choices. He further stated about the change in selection trend. Nowadays students have plethora of options with Commerce and Humanities too.
Mr. Abhishek discussed about colleges, admission procedures, eligibility criteria, subject choices, aptitude test and placements. He added that students must have a plan to fall back upon too. It was an eye-opening session for the students. He answered all the queries with patience. He winded up the session with an inspiring quote , “ If you are passionate about something, you will get the opportunity”.
Shubhangi Singh & Ananya Tripathi