The Placement Office

Lahore School of Economics

Networking Evening 2019

Lahore School of Economics Placement office organized a Networking Evening on 2 May 2019. The purpose of the event was to bring graduating bachelors, MBA and PMBA class together on the same platform with the employers. It gave the students a chance to meet top employers, get to know about the company, hiring process, recruitment prospects and the opportunities the organizations currently have.

The students were encouraged to actively participate and it gave them equal opportunity to connect, network and project themselves in their own unique manner. It was an informal meet up in an official setting.

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Gender Based Violence

Lahore School of Economics Placement Office in collaboration with the Punjab Government Chief Minister’s Office team arranged a session on 22 March 2019 to educate the students regarding gender based violence. It was part of the Punjab Government’s awareness campaign. The session started off with explaining the different types of violence and the gender inequality that prevails in our society.  

Ms Nida Ch talked about the definition of violence; and what comes under this definition. She talked about general everyday life examples where women rights are violated and they are subject to harassment and how to deal with it effectively. She also talked about acid victims and forced marriages. It is a common practice in our society that women rights are violated without even recognizing that it is violence. The society as a whole needs to work towards providing a safe environment for women for economic growth and development of Pakistan.

Ms Fatima Khalid briefed the students about the initiatives taken by the Government of Punjab to improve justice delivery services for survivors of gender based violence and showed important helplines where any such issues can be reported.

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Job Fair 2019

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Inspiring Career Series - Session II

The Second Session of the Inspiring Career Series was conducted on 31st January 2019. Ammad Hassan Mir, a fitness trainer and an aspiring actor along with Maham, Ali an Insta Blogger with the name Desibaguette was invited to talk about their distinctive careers.

Mr Mir, talked about the inner conflict that arose while he was doing a 9-5 job at Kansai Paints, how he struggled, trying to explain his parents that he wants to become a fitness trainer and actor, the challenges faced during his initial struggle to pursue his passion. He also explained the role of support system and how vital it is to make a person what he aspires to be.
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MBA Mentorship Program 2018

MBA Mentorship Program was conducted on Dec 1st, 2018. It was an initiative by the Placement Office for the graduating MBA class of 2019. The purpose of the session was to bring alumni working at senior positions from companies preferred by our current students to guide the current MBA batch.

The mentors provided guidance, information and connections to the students regarding the hiring process, job performance, career progressions, market dynamics, workplace skills/ ethics / values  and long term career plans that would clarify and strengthen their career path.
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How to deal with corporate environment?

Roshaneh Zafar, Founder and Managing Director Kashf foundation was invited by the Placement office to deliver a session to the graduating class of bachelors and MBA. The session was aimed to train the students on how to deal with corporate environment and challenges faced by women.

She started off with telling the students how she left her job at World Bank to set up Kashf foundation. She talked about the stereotypes and difficulties she had to face initially and how she addressed those. Ms Roshaneh educated the students regarding the hurdles women have to face in our society if they decide to enter the corporate world. She talked about the positive outcomes of women participation in the workforce; better opportunities for women contribute to broader economic development for society as a whole. She also talked about the fact that women need to look for mentors, push themselves to seize new opportunities, take risks and overcome self-doubt in order to grow personally and professionally.
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PEPSICO Change The Game Challenge

PEPSICO visited Lahore School of Economics on October 12th, 2018 bringing along lots of vigor and enthusiasm as they talked about their Change the Game Challenge. It was a great opportunity for students where they can bring their ideas to win an international experience with PepsiCo. Along with that the five runners - up teams will directly qualify for PepsiCo 2019 MTO Program. Atif Sultan Ali Khan, Marketing Manager Snacks explained in detail about the core of the Pepsi brands and what the judges are looking for in this competition. Winners of last year, who were currently working as Management Trainees at PepsiCo talked about their personal experiences at PepsiCo. They also briefed the students on how taking part in this competition helped them grow, both personally and professionally.

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