Isn’t it ironic? The same junta that shimmies to the tunes of Sheila ki jawaani, roll their eyes when asked about one of the biggest fruits of said jawaani, sexuality?
Ten thousand leagues under the B.E. sea… That’s not a Hollywood multi-starrer. It is the conservative estimate of the number of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) approved engineering colleges in this country. This does not include the Ghatotkach Institute of Technology that has put up paper ads on every lamppost in your colony. … Read more
Once the initial wonder of the swachh USA passes you by, taking up a whole week and a whole lot of phone calls, back home, relaying your experiences with the lack of abandoned plastic bags, stairways sans the thookna mana hain pleas, and back alleys smelling of lilies instead of the stench of generations … Read more
Anand Kumar, founder of Super 30, is a real life hero, whose story has inspired a documentary on Discovery Channel and a movie. Despite getting an admission into the University of Cambridge, a personal setback and financial constraints prevented the bright lad from Patna (Bihar) from attending the elite university.
Netflix maybe full of teen dramas and their seemingly complex lives, but the truth is that teens are years away from a serious reality bite, the one that starts gnawing at your brain right about the end of your carefree undergrad days. What next? Do I get into an MS program? Do I get into … Read more
Tanmoy Ray is a freelance career counsellor and higher education advisor. He has written many popular articles on Careerizma covering various disciplines under the field of life sciences. Here’s the list: Diagnostics Careers and Jobs in India Careers and Jobs in Pharmaceutical Sciences Top Pharmacy courses and colleges in India Jobs and Careers in Biomedical … Read more
My last two articles dealt with career transition from teaching to a myriad of other interesting opportunities. Assuming that you have been motivated to push yourself from your comfort zone to pursue your leap of faith, this article would like to address the bigger questions that you will face in your new job interview. So … Read more
Do you remember the last time you wrote a letter on one of those blue inland postcards, waiting for it to be delivered in the next 5-15 days? These were the times when DD Metro was the hottest channel of the two there were, I phone was Tarzan speak for I will call, and Google … Read more
Teaching is a profession that invites people from different walks of life. Some people choose it as a career because they felt it to be the only viable career which promises long summer holidays. Others join it for the pure passion and an opportunity to follow one’s life purpose after figuring out their life’s calling. … Read more
No fear! Nistha Tripathi’s tattoo highlights the dominant motif that has driven her through life and career.
From leaving an elite university midway through the course to launching multiple startups in a city that isn’t exactly known to be the entrepreneurship hub of India, she has taken several unconventional and brave steps that wouldn’t haven been possible if she had succumbed to her fears.
In a tête-à-tête with Careerizma, Nistha takes us through the big decisions she’s made, her books, her startup and the lessons she’s picked up along the way.
When I was leaving for the land of the somewhat free, for my PhD, many chose to speculate on it being a permanent move. That I would be settling in the US with a job, never to move back home, at least not willingly. Though presumptuous of them, it is not without precedence. An American degree has been the traditional path towards employment in the US. With the process fairly streamlined from F1 to OPT to H1B and finally a Green Card, it is generally considered to be a mutually beneficial means for companies to catch good talent while providing decent jobs to international students.
In an earlier article, Manishree Gupta shared her interesting career change story. If you haven’t read it, here’s the link – How I changed my career from Physiotherapy to Financial Planning
In this post, Manishree puts on her financial planner’s hat and shares tips with students on how to cultivate money management skills at an early age.
How middle class students can manage money in college
by Manishree Gupta
So, you must have heard of the ever famous book, ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ by Robert Kiyosaki. Possibly read it as well. In the fortunate case of the latter, you are aware that money, although limited in quantity, can be ‘managed’ in a ‘skilled’ manner. Lose no heart, if you don’t write Ambani or Birla as your last name. Me neither! It is all about optimization. Agreed, it is easier to cry on a BMW than a bicycle, but while we can afford a bicycle, let’s make the two wheeler ride worthwhile while we go on buying our own BMWs!