Renowned career counsellor, Swati Salunkhe is part of the Education Committee of the Maharashtra Economic Development Council. She is an associate trainer for Emotional Intelligence at 6 Seconds, USA and a qualified practitioner of the personality test, MBTI.
She runs Growth Centre (I) Pvt. Ltd., which offers vocational guidance, personal counselling, counselling and coaching for education abroad, and career seminars and workshops.
Swati is a career columnist forTimes of India, Maharashtra Timesand idiva.com. Besides, she is regularly interviewed for ETV`s career-related programme, ‘Yuva Bharat`.
Swati Salunkhe answered the questions of our readers in an exclusive chat with Sify.com.
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What are the different career options for someone who has completed BA English literature?
You can have work options in educational institutes, publication houses, media channels as well as government departmentsHi pl tell me what can i do after BE EEE? i would like to study in US univs
You need to meet an education abroad counsellorCan I do CA and CS at the same time?
Yes, if you have superior IQ levels, excellent time management skills. you can study. however you may face problem while undergoing the industrial training as well as the article ship. juggling both the studies would be difficult. ideally completing one after the other would be better as a few subjects would be waived offWhat are the career prospects for nanotech in india
Very bright. nanotechnology is a research oriented field and a mulch-disciplinary field. a lot of medical institutions are playing a major role
Have finished my graduation. Want to work with NGO. What are the options? Pls explain
You can start working with local ngo's, involve yourself in a community work and understand the challenges of the work. as well as upgrade your educational qualification to MSW /MA [Social Work]
There have been quite a few changes but the implementation is taking time. its only declaration
Completed BCom in 2009 ? Can go for Company Secretary now after 2 years ? what are career prospects in this field
Yes, if you are interested in the legal aspect of the company matters. CS works in the management cadre of any company
I have completed my btech in ECE in august 2011.Presently i am jobless and need to know as which field and which courses wud help me to get a gud job as soon as possible after completion of any couses if preferred?
Work on your soft skills, resume, as well as make your fundamentals of engineering strong. you can either opt for M.TEch or take up management with a specialization in systems.
I finished B.Sc.(IT) in 2010, want to do safety engineering or management in india. Am I elligible to do such a course.
You are not eligible for this course. moreover please note that there is industrial safety engineering and not safety engineering
Where can i do MS in chem engg in mumbai?
MS is offered by most of the Universities in the USA and other countries. In Mumbai so far MS is not offered by any recognised Engineering College. the University of Mumbai offers M.E./M.Tech programs