Why Placement at DME?
From the moment a student steps into the DME Campus, the story of a future artist, innovator, visionary, entrepreneur, policymaker begins.
A college is made not just of brick and mortar walls, but from students and teachers. It is made not just from the books and libraries and lessons in the classrooms but also from the ideas and stories from and between those books, classes and the pupil!
It is made of dreams, aspirations, curiosities of each learner! It is this journey that DME Placement Cell hopes to fulfil! From an amalgamation of dynamic and adaptive learning to lessons at the core of each academic field, to industry interaction, lectures, activities, internships – each school of DME trains the students to thrive and grow in chosen professional sectors.
It is my privilege to head the placement cell of a department as dynamic and enterprising as DME
Media School! At DME Media School we have year round conferences, film festivals, marketing
campaigns, productions and all other media events which train a student for the industry.
Additionally, with year around placement preparation activities, placement drives, Industry visits,
industry lectures and interaction, students don’t just learn but also get trained for the industry.
Dr Krishna Pandey
Head, Placement Cell, Media School
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Training at DME
Through fests, international conferences, assignments and class activities students are prepped for their professional journey. Whether Factories of Coca Cola and Mother Dairy, or presses of celebrated newspapers and studios of media houses, or even the highest body of Justice in India, Honourable Supreme Court – all students take regular industry visits to acquaint them with all aspects of the professional world. Every department conducts placement preparation drives to train students in skillsets and update them. Mock interviews, skill training, resume and portfolio building workshops, presentations, certificate courses are part of the everyday DME life.
The best of national and international artists, policymakers , economists, lawyers, office bearers, chief justices, judges, Journalists, actors, filmmakers, politicians and scholars interact with the students, preparing them for the world ahead with their insights, knowledge and experience through seminars, webinars and lectures. From national dailies and television to reputed law firms and companies, every student of DME goes though internships to give them their first experience in their chosen field.
The final steps before reaching out to the world for every DME student are the numerous campus drives conducted by recruiters across the spectrum. Numerous reputed law firms, newspapers, media houses, MNCs and Start up enterprises find themselves hiring from DME’s talent pool every year! It is a matter of pride DME that despite the challenging conditions of Covid and lockdown, placements have not gone down but instead have continued and thrived!
For every aspirant it is important to assess the possibilities and opportunities, after choosing a field of interest. Delhi Metropolitan Education offers three disciplines- Law, Media or Management. Let us explore higher education and professional possibilities after these disciplines.
BA (JMC) is a specialized undergraduate course in Journalism and Mass Communication that provides opportunities to work as media personnel in print, Television, radio or digital media in addition to the many opportunities present in Cinema, Advertisement, Public Relation, Communications and Broadcasting.
After gaining basic knowledge students can further go for specialization in various fields including Journalism, Advertising and PR, Corporate Communication, Production, Radio and Digital Media. Programs are available at both diploma and degree levels. Students can also pursue specialized masters from foreign universities. A course in BA (JMC) can open up a dynamic and exciting field for students.
There are media houses, news channels, magazines, marketing agencies and companies and newspapers that hire mass communication graduates. Students often choose to work and get experience before applying for masters,
Digital media is brimming with opportunities with roles like copywriting, content writing, blogging, social media and digital media marketing etc.
Competitive Exams and Government Jobs
Students can choose to work for various government agencies like Doordarshan and All India Radio. Students must also remain alert for notifications of openings in the many departments of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
The PR and advertisement or promotion departments of all government agencies and organisations also provide ample opportunities for media practitioners to work directly with the government.
Campus Placement Drive by Amazon
Recruiters from the Talent Acquisition Team of the Fortune 100 Company, Amazon- the global leader in e-commerce, digital streaming, and cloud computing, visited the campus of Delhi Metropolitan Education and hired 26 candidates from across schools. They were impressed with the future professionals they met and wished everyone all the best.
Campus Placement Drive by ET
Economic Times, one of the exemplary examples of ethical and quality journalism sought budding journalists from DME. Media houses and enterprises were looking towards uncertain time during Covid but a matter of pride for DME that ET hired 3 candidates from a pool of 15 applicants.
Campus Placement Drive by Flutin
Flutin,a music discovery and streaming app, looked for innovators from among DME students during a campus drive session organized by DME Management School. 24 students applied and One student, Anamika Chauhan, cracked the selection process and got shortlisted for the position.
Campus Placement Drive by News Nation
News Nation, one of the prominent news channels of the country conducted a placement drive in DME Media School. 7 Students passed the online shortlisting round and 4 were sent ahead to the organisation. All four students were selected were selected and became a part of the media landscape!
Placement week 2019
Placement week at DME saw numerous companies like Infoaxon, Aptara, NIIT, C-Vent, Garage Productions, Teamwork Solutions visited the Campus and hired many students for the various fields and companies. Students got themselves acquainted with the entire process and understood the nuances of the hiring process.
Campus Placement Drive by The Headlines Today
The Headlines Today (The Sunday Headlines Web News Channel) came knocking at DME’s doors for hiring budding new media professionals. 8 students were shortlisted, who ranged from Digital aspirants to learners who had originally hoped to work with conventional media but had found their calling in the new order of things.
In a world changing at every second, the journey from being a learner to a professional has to prepare the student for more than what the classroom can teach and the pupil can practice. The Placement Cell of each school in DME keeps the students constantly connected with industry experts and leaders, professionals, stalwarts, and officials. They educate and train the students in every aspect of career, recruitment, skillsets and entrepreneurship!
Branding and Marketing in the Covid Era
Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury, Pro Vice Chancellor, Adamas University, told curious listeners “there is always a possibility of turning a crisis into an opportunity” as he spoke about branding and marketing possibilities during Covid. He explored the very nature of marketing, famous brands and marketing and branding lessons from them.
Career in Digital Media – Media Master
Dr Ambrish Saxena, Dean DME Media School, elaborated on Digital Newsrooms, Online Journalism, Content Writing, Blogging, Vlogging, Podcasting, Content Management, Digital Marketing, digital event management, digital publishing and e-commerce in a Session on Digital Media careers with panoramic insights into all sucg evolving aspects of new media.
Career in Print and Digital Media_Ambrish Saxena
To apprise the media students of various career options in print and digital media, Prof (Dr) Ambrish Saxena, Dean, DME Media School, convened a career guidance session and talked about the craft, skillsets and the field using his years of insight, in relation to pursuing a successful and fruitful career in Media.
Career in Radio- Media Masters
Dr Ambrish Saxena, Dean, DME Media School explored the requisites, opportunities and skill sets required to enter radio industry in a comprehensive session which covered all aspects of the evolving field, in addition to medium’s relevance, evolution in the age of podcasts and community radio.
Career In Television – Media Master Series
A special webinar on broadcast journalism – Television, was conducted to map the recent changes in the consumption, production, and distribution in context of building a career in Television, by veteran journalist and Dean, DME Media School, Dr Ambrish Saxena.
Changing face of advertising in the wake of COVID-19
Ms Hiinaa Talwarr, advertising professional and founder of Firefly Communication Hub discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the advertising industry and how it has adapted to the on-going challenges with examples like brands that advertise in support of general public, covid fashion products and creative ads in context of pandemic.
Language Media-Media Master
Career in Language Media was deliberated upon by Dr Ambrish Saxena, Dean, DME Media School and Dr Susmita Bala, Head, DME Media School in an insightful career guidance session about the need for proficiency in Indian languages and dialects along with career opportunities for the same across India.
Placement Counselling and Industry Update
Dr Ambrish Saxena, Professor and Dean, DME Media School apprised students with newer developments in the media industry and job opportunities in the changed scenario in a special session which explored jobs in various media sectors, new media’s proliferation, post-graduation and the importance of a perennially inquisitive mind!
Production of films in the midst of lockdowns and Covid restrictions
Ms Akansha Khanna, senior film producer from Mumbai, spoke to students about how filmmakers and film production persisted during pandemic. She elaborated on industry’s various adaptions and changes, like the use of a bio bubble. She also enlightened students about how they could fulfil their filmmaking dreams despite the times!
Prospects In advertising
“Advertising is an art of turning products into brands”- thus began Mr Alok Bhute, Head, Strategic Planning, AnyMind Group and Mr Shashank Rawat, Senior Creative Brand Strategist, ARM, Worldwide in session exploring the nature of advertising, importance of technology, numbers, & human influence and how to build a successful advertising career.
Public Relations and Corporate Communication
Mr Bhaskar Majumdar, Head – Corporate Affairs, Communication & Digital, Egis India shed light on the emerging trends in media related to jobs in Public Relations and Corporate Communication. He focused on Digital media an transformation, marketing and facilitating development of students into professionals!
Radio in the times of pandemic
TedX speaker, debater, and famous podcaster RJ Swati from 93.5 Red FM put India’s Radio scenario during the Pandemic into perspective as she spoke about being an RJ, its various roles and duties and the expectations that people have while listening to them and how students be a part of it.
Revenue generation and cost and revenue relationship of media organizations
Taking a detour from the art and craft of media, Dr Ambrish Saxena, Dean DME Media School spoke to students about Revenue generation and cost and revenue relationship of media organizations. The session covered the relationship between the advertising agencies and the circulations, profit margins, market economy, and an overview of the Newspaper and Television industry.
Role of Communication Specialists in the Government
Mr Joy Daniel Pradhan, Communication Specialist, Ministry Of Minority Affairs, Government Of India took an insightful session about career possibilities as a Communication Specialist in the Government He deliberated in detail about all the aspects of the field, from career possibilities to the nature of communication and the nuances of working with governments.
TV News in the backdrop of the pandemic in India
Dr Hemant Kaushik, Associate Editor, News Nation and media academician enlightened students about Television and News during pandemic. From covid challenges to OTT, Dr Kaushik provided a bird’s eye view about the field and spoke about the resilience of journalists and the medium itself during Covid.
Virtual events in the era of pandemic
Mr Ritwik Ghosh, Content and Communication, put the new digital space into perspective in a session about virtual events. He explores the nature, technology, tools and techniques to be a part of and create the new media landscape. The session covered many digital tools that offered more immersive and engaging experiences for the audience.
A student entering the job market or a chosen discipline, in addition to knowledge and training, requires skillsets and confidence to get through the selection process and to distinguish oneself in the job market. DME Placement cell ensures that no student in DME remains an untapped talent. Students are put through presentation and public speaking training, resume creation, industry specific skillset, updated software knowledge and ever training required to succeed as a professional.
Session on Portfolio Making
Dr Pooja Arora, a public relations professional with more than 10 years of experience, explored the process of creating Portfolios with emphasis on building skillsets, portraying achievements effectively and aligning own objectives with the objectives of target organizations to improve the chances of getting recruited.
Session on LinkedIn Profile and Elevator Pitch
Linked In, world’s most used employment oriented digital space was deliberated upon by Mr. Ritwik Ghosh, Assistant Professor, DME Media School, who demonstrated utilizing Linked In for finding jobs, recruiters and professional networking. He also gave students perspective about finding areas of interest and skill sets.
Teachers turned panelists for a Mock Interview session for training the students to remain calm under pressure and do their best. They questioned students about their career objectives and their existing skills. The students were also asked to elaborate their work and academic experiences so far.
TC Global Fair
Representatives of over 70 universities from across the globe were at TC Global Education Fair, a venue which provided students with guidance on universities, courses and employment internationally. They also made the students aware of the process for applying to universities along with documentation and visa application processing.
Session on Resume Writing
Dr Ravikant Swami, Director, Delhi Metropolitan Education, unravelled the art and craft of Resume writing for students and explained appropriate formats, sequencing and content in addition to common myths and. He put analysing oneself and skillsets into perspective for making a better resume and finding more appropriate jobs.
Foreign Education Seminar
International Development Programme Education conducted a workshop to make students aware about the scope of media and communication courses in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada in addition to familiarizing the audience with all aspects of studying and working abroad.