The 'Piece de Resistance' of SARC, Alumination is IIT Bombay's largest platform for bilateral exchange between the IITB alumni and students on a spectrum spanning Career Guidance, Corporate Exposure, Life Learning, and Motivational Talks. A career fest of a kind, Alumination is the flagship event of SARC IIT Bombay that was organized on 6th and 7th October offering a wide array of choices in fields ranging from core to non-core to personal level mentoring, from talks to workshops to mock interviews.
With a phenomenal ensemble of alumni lined up for talks and workshops, It began with a panel discussion with professors and alumni discussing a topic of paramount importance in the current scenario “Tech Vs Stack: Opportunities available in core and non-core”. Setting a new trend by placing the first step, Alumination presented 'Entrepreneurial Epics', a session where prominent Alumni entrepreneurs share their life experiences and journey into the Capital world; Mr. Prabhkiran Singh, Co-founder of bewakoof.com graced as the first speaker. There was an interactive session with Mr. Rajnesh Domalpalli as a part of Beyond the Horizon, a filmmaker par excellence, a conscientious writer, an inventive painter-illustrator who sent ripples through the film industry with his directorial debut and 33 international awards.
With Mock Interviews and Group Discussions in place to help final year students for the critical push right before their placement season, Alumination 2K18 has a piece of the delicious pie for everyone!!
For students interested in the first-hand experience, certified workshops were conducted on Quantitative and Algorithmic Trading by Siddharth Verma, former director -Deutsche Bank, Comprehensive Analysis of Consulting Sector Ketav Mehta - McKinsey, Dynamics of Entrepreneurship by Sameer Desai former director - Bristlecone, for students plagued with doubt and grappling with personal issues, there was Speed Mentoring, a marvelous chance for the students to get one to one personal mentoring from professional life coaches.
For all students registered with the Alumni Student Mentorship Program came Break The Ice session, a glorious occasion for the students to get a brain to pick and an ear to listen with their mentors.