Land your First job in the IT Industry- Unlock Your Potential! Get the power of an Industry Mentor behind you.

About The Workshop

MentorSpace series of workshops bring the best of industry experts to help you understand the Industry better, identify your strengths, sharpen your skills, build and hone your profile, stand out from the competition and reach your career goals. Our Masterclass workshops are action oriented with clear cut objectives for participants – a toolset to convert their career dreams to reality.

MentorSpace workshop on Land your First job in the IT Industry- Unlock Your Potential! is going to be a 3 hour long workshop spread over 3 sessions addressing the most important aspects to land your first job. Every session will end with a clear list of action points and a framework from industry experts followed by a weeks time for the participant to put it in action. This will be followed by a review in the next session and steps ahead.

Who can enroll

Students pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree. We highly recommend students in the initial years of study to take up this workshop as they would have a few years to hone their skills and build a strong profile. Freshers trying to stand out from the competition and land their first job.

Workshop duration

3 hours over 3 sessions sessions

Batch size

6 participants

Konrad Fernandez

A business professional with over two decades of cross functional experience in Strategy, Project Delivery, Marketing, Sales, Leadership Development, and Consulting. He has managed multi-million-dollar budgets, delivered large scale projects, and managed diverse teams in several leadership roles at companies like Wipro, Sify Technologies, and Hexaware among others. As a consultant and leadership coach, Konrad has designed transformational programs, facilitated interventions for, and coached, thousands of professionals globally. He has delivered business, strategic, marketing and leadership development consulting for a diverse mix of corporates and academic institutions. His interests include Public Speaking, Leadership Development/coaching, Writing, and Western Classical Music Composition • Crestcom International certified • Dale Carnegie certified • Ken Blanchard certified • Development Dimensions International (DDI) certified • ESI certified on facilitation skills

Key Takeaways

Session 1

  • Skill requirements in the Industry – Industry knowledge
  • Career path/ Future jobs
  • Finding the right company

Session 2 

  • Create a video resume that stands out
  • Build your LinkedIn/Job profile
  • How to identify companies that best suit you.
  • A guide to building your experience with internships/live projects etc.

Session 3

  • Preparing you to face an interview
  • Mock interview

How to make the most of this workshop

Come prepared – To have a great mentoring session, come prepared with the specific areas where you would require inputs.

Value the mentor and co-mentees’ time – Since this is a group mentoring session respect the time of mentor and other mentees; the same way you would expect your time to be respected.

Be open to feedback – The key objective of this mentoring session is a better YOU!

Take a follow on session – To transform yourself and reach your goals, multiple sessions might be required. If you feel this session was useful, try a more intense 1-on-1 session with the mentor.

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