IIM Calcutta, has concluded its summer placements for the Class of 2020 with more than 120 companies participating in the process, making offers to the 458 candidates who had opted for summer internship in the 55th batch (Class of 2020).
The highest number of offers (26%) during the summers came in from the Banking and Financial Services domain. Citibank was the largest recruiter in the sector. Other prominent names recruiting from the campus were Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs among others.
The consulting sector was another prominent recruiter with 100-plus (22%) accepted offers during the placement process. Boston Consulting Group made the maximum number of offers in the sector while others like McKinsey & Co., Bain & Co., A.T. Kearney and Alvarez & Marsal also recruited from campus.
The campus saw active participation from FMCG majors such as Hindustan Unilever., Procter & Gamble, ITC, RB, Colgate Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Coca Cola, General Mills, Dabur, Nestle, Jubilant Foodworks. AB InBev was the largest recruiter in the sector. In healthcare, recruiters such as Dr.Reddy’s, Glenmark, Medtronic, Stryker, Boehringer Ingelheim too offered roles across functional domains.
Conglomerates such as Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Administrative Services, Reliance, RPG, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, JSW offered leadership roles, with the Aditya Birla Group making the highest number of offers in the domain this year as well.
Product Management, E-Commerce, and Operations hired 15% of the class of 2020. Recruiters included Amazon, Uber, Cloudtail, Flipkart, OLX, Swiggy, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages among others. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited returned to the campus with four offers; technology firms such as Capgemini, Microsoft, Tata Consultancy Services hired summer interns as well.
About 10% of the recruiters in this season were first-timers. Boehringer Ingelheim, Byju’s, Grofers, Kimberly Clark, PhonePe, Salesforce, Stryker were the top new recruiters. Several firms offered international internships.