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Mentor-Mentee Program

Date: 28.07.18

Mentors: Alumni from Different Batches of HKCP

Mentees: Third Year , Second Year and Final Year Students

Co-ordinated By: Alumni Committee, H K College of Pharmacy

Venue: Auditorium,

The 4th Mentor-mentee Alumni meet “Involve to Evolve” was organized on 28th July 2018 in the HK College of Pharmacy for second, third year and final year students. The occasion was graced by alumni from different batches of HKCP. Alumni enlightened students about diverse options available to pharmacy students after graduation and the wide scope for Pharma graduates in various fields. Mr Amyn Sopariwala (Disaster management, Boston Airport), Ms Advitte (Regulatory Affairs, Canada) and Mr. Zaid Temrikar (PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences) shared their experience about the opportunities of pharmacy abroad and various competitive exams to enter into these courses. Bhagyesh Pendse (Jr. Executive R& D) laid down the advantages of getting into R&D sector. Ms Zahara spoke about supply chain management opportunities in hospitals, Mr Palak introduced new career opportunities in the field of IPR and the challenges to be faced in IPR. Ms Chandrakala spoke about jobs in Purchase department and its scope. Ms Jenil Ashani, Mr. Murtuza K, Mr. Aniket, Mr. Naveen and Mr. Amit Singh shared their experience in sales and marketing. They also spoke about hierarchy in Sales and Marketing Department, scope of sales, difference between sales and marketing. Mentees asked different doubts such as difference between MBA & Pharm MBA, Problems/ difficulties faced in Techno marketing job, Part time MBA, whether work experience should be taken first or Post-graduation studies/MBA, examinations to be cleared to get into courses abroad. The success of programme was analysed through feedback of current students as well as mentors. Total 132 mentees have attended the program. The program was appreciated by all. The mentors as well as mentee mentioned that they can get benefitted out of such programs for all kind of assistance. It’s indeed very good platform for interaction.

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