10th February 2024, Dehradun: Career Buddy Club hosted the second edition of the Career Town Program in collaboration with Guru Nanak Mission Public School today. The program aimed to empower students with comprehensive career guidance and inspire them to explore diverse career paths.
During the program, various speakers, including Harvard Instructor Tanvir Shah, IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Nilansha Chaturvedi, MD of Maldevta Farms Amit Minocha, Co-Founder of Beyond The Walls Himanshu Thapa, Dentist & Alumni of Guru Nanak Mission Public School Dr. Suraj, Founder of Plan Your Memories Anukriti Batra, Professor at IIT Roorkee Tarun Sharma, and Founder of Career Buddy Club and Harvard Alumni Saithjeet Singh Arora graced the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Founder of Career Buddy Club Saithjeet Singh Arora expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Career Buddy Club is committed to guiding students on the 4C’s – Career, Course, College, and Company. Recognizing that 93% of students are limited to a narrow understanding of only seven career paths, often leading to regrettable career choices and dissatisfaction, Career Buddy Club aims to broaden horizons and introduce students to diverse career possibilities.”
Alongside the insightful sessions, various inter-school competitions and career guidance activities were conducted that aimed at empowering students with the knowledge and skills necessary for making informed career decisions.
Mehakpreet, Shreya, Ruhani, and Pushkar were announced as the winners of the start-up pitch while Aradhya, Aditya, Neha, and Gurleen were announced as winners in the Debate competition.
During the program, valuable insights on career choices were shared by the speakers. Tanvir Shah emphasized the crucial role of adaptability and continuous learning in achieving success in today’s dynamic world. Nilansha Chaturvedi encouraged students to pursue their passion while also equipping themselves with relevant skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen field. Amit Minocha highlighted the immense opportunities offered by entrepreneurship for those willing to take risks and innovate.
Dr. Suraj advised that healthcare professions are not only financially rewarding but also deeply fulfilling in serving the community. Anukriti Batra reminded students that creativity and entrepreneurship go hand in hand, urging them not to be afraid to think outside the box. Professor Tarun Sharma stressed that engineering is not merely about solving problems but also about creating solutions that positively impact society. Himanshu Thapa shared insights on how social entrepreneurship allows individuals to combine their passion for change with business acumen, fostering meaningful impact.