The question: “What will you be when you grow up” is asked of all youngsters. Many will answer; “A doctor/engineer/businessman etc.” Why? “Because my father/uncle is one”.
Career choice is a very important issue, and most students and their parents are inadequately equipped to cope with this. Choosing/changing a career is not something one does on a whim,
“For many people a job is more than an income – it’s an important part of who we are. So a career transition of any sort is one of the most unsettling experiences you can face in your life.” – Paul Clitheroe
Such an issue is of immense importance in a Student’s life which can be dealt with expert advice and comprehensive knowledge including pros and cons of all the areas relevant to a student’s chosen field. Apart from personal aspirations there are many other factors that decide what line one should take up and here the experienced ones jump in to play their role by showing the industry life through their eyes. Interaction with such people helps eradicate any misconception a student might be having regarding work life in a particular area. This Panel discussion, which would include speakers from vast areas namely HR, Research and Industry, would help students, who are at the verge of deciding their career, understand corporate world and make ‘informed’ career decisions.