"IT Industry Job Opportunities in 2020"
On July 23, 2020, the Departments of Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science (CS) jointly organised an Inter-collegiate Webinar titled “IT Industry Job Opportunities in 2020” for Students, Academicians and Industry Professionals. The Webinar was attended by 268 participants from various colleges in India and Nigeria. The objective of this Webinarwas to provide guidance to participants for upcoming job opportunities in the IT industry in 2020.
The resource person, Mr. Maneesh Jha, is Director of SQUAD InfoTech Pvt. Ltd. Heintroduced “Employment opportunities after BSc Degree Course” and gave Three Mantras: Knowledge, Commitment and Consistency.Mr. Jha shared interview tips that would help to attract the attention of recruiters. He also discussed tips for a successful software testing career and encouraged students towards entrepreneurship.
The talk was followed by an interactive session.
FDP on “Live Streaming: How to start and Grow?”
OnJuly 9, 2020, the Departments of Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science (CS) jointly organized a Faculty Development Program (FDP)titled“Live Streaming: How to start and Grow?”, for the Teachers and Technical Staff of the College. The objective was to facilitate the live-streaming of online events on to the YouTube or Facebook platforms.
The resource persons were Mr. Sameer Kamble,Co-coordinator,BCA and Faculty Member, Department of IT, and Ms. Rasika Sawant, Faculty Member, Department of CS. Mr. Kamble explained the need for live-streaming and demonstrated how to create a YouTube channel, and how to go live via webcam. He also demonstrated the use of StreamYard for live-streaming. Ms. Sawant explained and demonstrated the use of the Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) tool and Google Meet, along with the various settings of the OBS tool required for streaming live to YouTube.
Following the demonstrations, there was an interactive session. Forty-nine Staff members participated in the FDP.
“Animation 101- Unlock Your Creativity”
On July 11, 2020, the Departments of Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science (CS) jointly organised a Webinar titled “Animation 101: Unlock your Creativity”, which was attended by 118 participants from various Departments such as IT, CS, BBI, BMS, and Aviation. The resource person was IT Department Alumnus Mr. Pranav Juvekar, who is now working as a Film Editor intern and studying at the Academy of Art University, California, to major in Animation & VFX 3D Animation.
Mr. Juvekar discussed how the entire animation process takes place and also demonstrated concepts such as digital animation, 2D, 3D animation with the use of animation videos. In addition, Mr. Juvekar spoke about the various softwares used for animation, and the career opportunities available in the field. He also resolved participants’ queries at the end of the session.
International Webinar on
“Robotic Process Automation: Kickstart Your Career”
On February 27, 2021, the Departments of Information Technology(IT) and Computer Science(CS) jointly organized an international webinar on “Robotic Process Automation: Kickstart Your Career”. The speaker was Ms. Tolani Jaiye-Tikolo, a Senior RPA Developer at HCL Technologies, Ireland, Dublin.
Ms. Jaiye-Tikoloexplained the concept of Robotic Process Automation, the roles and job opportunities available, and the hard and soft skills required to become an RPA developer. In addition, she discussed the RPA tools needed to produce live bots, andresolved misconceptions about RPA replacing humans in jobs. Finally, Ms. Jaiye-Tikolo discussed the available training and certification programmes in the automation domain.
The webinar was attended by 288participants, including 7 academicians, 4 industry professionals, 1 international Student and 276 undergraduate and Post-graduate Students.
Training Session on “Virtual Labs”, IIT-Bombay
OnSeptember 12, 2020, the Department of Information Technology (IT) organized a 2-hour Virtual Lab training session for 108 SY Students of the Department, to provide a demonstration of various concepts related to Computer Science and Engineering.
The Faculty Members briefed Students about the ‘Virtual Lab’ experiments and helped them to perform various experiments available in Computer Programming Lab, Problem Solving Lab, and Data Structures Lab. Students performed such experiments as Sorting using Arrays, Polynomials via Linked Lists, Factorials, String Operations, and Expression Evaluation using Stacks.
Lecture on ‘Career Opportunities in IT’
On October 3, 2020, the Departments of IT and Computer Science (CS) jointly organised a Webinar on ‘Career Opportunities in IT’, and which was attended by 176 FY Students of both Departments. The speaker was Mr. Saurabh Lahoti, a network security engineer with worldline Nv/Sa, Belgium, and an Alumnus of the College.
Mr. Lahoti commenced the session by focusing on the importance of upskill and re-skill as well as learning and earning. He spoke of the various jobs in IT field, and provided guidance on pursuing MBA. In addition, Mr. Lahoti gave practical tips such as entering the automobile industry through IT and CS streams, selecting career paths, ensuring a successful software testing careers, and setting up start-ups.
The talk was followed by an interactive session and Students benefited highly from the lecture.
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