Speaker and Interactive Session With Alumni was conducted on 17th January 2020 by IEEE IAS DAIICT Student Branch Chapter. This session was conducted in CEP 108, DAIICT from 6:15 pm to 8:30 pm by around 80 participants.
The session was solely organized for the students to get a glimpse of how to invest their time in college, what are the experiences that they should gain and also about the various career options after graduation. In this session, the senior students of the batch of 2015, who were excelling in their respective fields of interest were called the speakers. Students got various insights about their journey in their 4 years of college life.
The speakers were from various fields of interest. Mr. Abhin Kakkad, currently pursuing PGP in Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, unfolded about how his life took a different turn when he realized that he is not made for coding and also, how the learnings at DAIICT helped him crack IIM interviews.
Mr. Paramjeet Desai who is a Technology Analyst at Morgan Stanley described how college changed his personality and how he managed his academics along with all the other sports and cultural activities hand in hand. He told me about all the projects he has worked upon and how he practiced hard to get a good score and placement.
Mr. Khushil Mistry, who is currently doing a remote job as a Thunderbird frontend engineer at Mozilla, described how college changed him from being a complete introvert to a person who can speak in front of thousands of people. He highlighted how his passion for web development helped him to reach greater heights. He told us that you just need to follow your passion to be successful.
Mr. Mihir Shah who works as Product developer at Sprinklr shared how he used his problem-solving abilities to gain a good placement. He grabbed every opportunity and always tried to come up with the perfect solution to it. He also shared his college experiences.
All the alumni students were so interactive and readily answered all the questions asked. They made everyone realize how important it is to follow the dreams and also taught us to explore and be curious about the world around us. This session boosted up the young minds and enlightened their passion. The session ended by giving mementos to the speakers.