Symbiosis School of Media & Communication

Symbiosis School of Media & Communication, Bengaluru

(Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 vide Notification No. F.9 12/2001-U.3 of the Government of India)
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade


Placements Report

There was a good mix of companies for placements this year for the class of 17-19-Ad, PR, Media & IMC.

We had more Integrated profiles this year with placement opportunities in – Event Management, Social Media, Digital and Research. There were few companies who opened a second round of interviews as they found the students promising and wanted to recruit more from SSMC B.

We had known companies recruiting students from all specializations like: Publicis, IPG Media Group, Essence-Group M, Madison Media, MSL Group, Adfactors PR, Genesis BCW, IPSOS Research, Social Panga, Text 100, Wings, Kestone IMS, Trescon, Fountainhead, & Vmware Software.

Students cracked Research, Analyst and IT job profiles and excelled in the interviews.

All efforts were driven to facilitate placements and bring job profiles from our Industry fit.

SSMC B has strong database and industry connect from all sectors, companies come year on year for placements and select students across specializations that we offer, PR ,Advertising and Media Management, as part of the two year MBA in communication management.

For the placement season, Class of 2016-2018, Symbiosis School of Media and Communication Bengaluru, (SSMC B) students were recruited in profiles across Design, Research, Media, Planning, Creative Analysts with PR taking the lead. This, despite an industry scenario that was not necessarily conducive for hiring.

Above 80 +companies had shown interest for Ad, PR ,Media Management & Integrated profiles.

We have built enduring relations with the industry over the years, and they recruit from SSMC B, as they get the required talent pool with exposure to an integrated pedagogy and adequate industry intervention. The companies who recruited this year are Oath:Yahoo, Bosch, Mindshare-Group M, Adfactors PR, The Practice, Infiniti Research, WatConsult Media, Gozoop, Trescon Global, Icarus Design, Byjus, to name some.

Our alumni were placed in organizations such as Infosys, ABB, Biocon, Tata Services, Group M, Time Inc, Watconsult Media,Weber Shadwick, Madison PR, The Practice,Wings Events, Shobiz, Gutenberg, Icarus , Mobikon Technologies, Genesis B&M, Infiniti Research, Future Group, Happay, Zomato, Zivame, among many other leading organizations.

SSMC-Bengaluru (List of Recruiters-Partial)
INFOSYS Ltd ,Bangalore ABB India VMWare
Tata Communications Oath;A Verizon Company Zee Esselgroup
Bosch Ltd The Practice Adfactors PR
Genesis BCW Ipsos Research MSL Group
IPG Media Brands Publicis Media Group M
WatConsult Kestone IMC Social Panga
Famous Innovations Initiative Media Madison Media
Fountainhead IMC Essence-A Group M Company Wings Group
Hansa Research Infiniti Research The Blue Beans
Zivame Brand Comm OLA
Future Group ITC Gardenia Impact Communications
Madison PR Weber Shandwick Coral Research
GroupOn India (later Nearbuy) Zomato Archies
Mindshare Indigo Amagi
Broadvision Maxus Mccann World
Leo Burnett JWT Perfect Relations
Verbinden Madura Garments The Hindu
Your Grofers India Showbiz, Mumbai
Happay Astra Zeneca Pvt Ltd ICARUS

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