Date   12.7.2023
Resource Person   Ashok Advani Advisor, Sagar Sandesh, Mumbai
Participants II &III  MCHM (71 STUDENTS)
Program objective:
  • Students are able to understand that Career guidance in merchant shipping plays a very important role in the lives of all individuals, as it helps in setting future goals and choosing careers in merchant shipping.
  Session Report:

The Department of Marine Catering and Hotel Management organised a career counseling program on “Job Opportunities in Merchant Shipping”. Mr. Ashok Advani, Advisor, Sagar Sandesh, Mumbai, interacted with all the students (for a total of 71 students) on July 12, 2023. He created awareness among the students about the Job Opportunities in Merchant Shipping. He gave an elaborative introduction about the various opportunities and scope in the field of Merchant Shipping. He suggested varied ways and ideas on how to pursue a career in Merchant Shipping abroad. Students can join a merchant ship as general stewards and learn the duties and responsibilities, importance of health and safety measures, selection process, and documents required to join a shipping company. At the end of the session, the students cleared their doubts by asking various questions regarding the confusions they usually face while deciding their career. All the students were highly motivated and enlightened about various opportunities after completing their session and it was indeed a very informative day for both  the students and faculty members who attended the session.