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  • Making A Career In Neuroscience

    Neuroscience is the study of how the nervous system develops, Neuroscience in today’s world has produced several Neuroscientists, and they focus on the brain and its impact on behavior and cognitive functions  For any Confusion Regarding Career Paths – Take here: Psychometric Career Tests including Ideal Career Test Neuroscience is the subdivision of Biology and is often referred as Neurosciences in Plural. The History of Neuroscience dates back to that of ancient Egyptian era. They would remove the brain, but leave the heart in the body. From 1960 onwards, the study in this field made huge advances, mainly because of the progress of science itself. Study of neuroscience produce the Neuroscientists and they study the development and function of the nervous system. They can specialize in one part of the nervous system or can focus their research on specific behavior. Neuroscientists can take part in publicly funded research projects at universities, research institutes, or government facilities. There are several branches of Neuroscience. Let's discuss a few of them: Major Branches Of Neuroscience: Behavioral Neuroscience: the study of biological behavior and how the brain works. Cellular Neuroscience: The study of neurons including their form. Molecular Neuroscience: the study of the role of individual molecules in the nervous system. Neuro-engineering: using engineering techniques to better understand, replace, repair, or improve neural systems. Duties of Neuroscientists: Neuroscientists perform their research at laboratories, some work in clinics and hospitals. Neuroscientists make use of antibodies to identify different components of the nervous system. Various tools and equipment are used to obtain the fruitful results. Neuroscientists are expected to complete a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program. In order to treat patients, neuroscientists must also participate in a medical residency. In addition to neuroscience, graduates may choose advanced degree fields specifically in neurobiology or pharmacology. To choose Neuroscience as a subject to study further strong problem-solving skills and determination are more important than particular degree subject as neuroscience research requires a scope of controls and a flexibility of approach that can work on problems from multiple perspectives. Skills which may be required: Able to co-operate effectively with other members Adaptability Able to work independently Computer literate and familiar with using computerized databases. Able to analyze data. After studying Neuroscience you can treat behavioral problems and learning disabilities in children. Understanding how the brain responds to sensory input can be very important. You must require experience of working with older people and patients with neuropsychiatric disorders. It would be right to say that Human beings are utterly complicated animals, with absolutely convoluted perspectives. At last, notwithstanding, we are controlled by chemicals and electrical stimulation. There is also an area of Cognitive neuroscience; it is the study of human cognition, or understanding it’s identification with neuroscience or the organic elements of the human mind and sensory system.   There are many universities in India offering this elite course like National Brain Research Centre in Gurgaon, University of Madras and Sri Ramachandra University both in Chennai. The salary package is way too good for the beginners in this field. So if you want to study hard and make a career in Neuroscience then go for it.  For further queries and related information, you can approach the Professional Experts at CareerGuide. Hope this will help you! .. read more

  • What should I select after 10

    Hi Shruti,   Try to ask yourself these questions, which job motivates me ? What kind of jobs that your Uncle or Aunt does that inspires you ... based on that you have to select your courses after your 10th.    If possible, take a psychometric test with a help of a counselor, or talk to your favourite teachers or elders, ask them about how they enjoy their job. Try to learn about different Jobs.. what they do everyday etc. That will help you to select from few of your interesting options.   This is the right age to learn about different career options and to get in to one stream. If you are fascinated by what software engineers do, then go for science maths related streams, if you are fascinated by biology related technologies, then take pure science stream with Physics/Chemistry/Biology .. If you are inspired by what Auditors do, then select commerce based stream.. but dont hurry, try to learn your inner interests first. Then slowly take your decision. Talk to your parents, teachers, friends, elders. Feel free to ask a lot of questions about various job opportunities available in India and abroad. Then choose based on your interests. You may have one to three strong interest areas. Identify that and then based on that, choose your education after 10th standard.    Good Luck Shruti in choosing your career stream! Ben   .. read more

  • sir After doing bca i am opting for MBA(IT).but i cannot find mba(IT) jobs on any websites.Those who show jobs requires 5 -10 yr minimum experience..why?

    Hi Abhishek,    Hope you are doing good. Good that you have started researching about available jobs in the market.  As MBA passed out students directly expect manager level jobs, this seems to be a bit tricky for you now. MBA IT specialization will come good only if you have very strong industry experience in the computer science related field. This IT manager kind of roles are done by people who have about 10 years experience in the software industry, thats why you see that. You dont have to loose heart. All you do is start as a trainee software engineer OR any kind of IT role with any of your Industry relevant skills. Then this MBA IT will come good, when you cross atleast 5-7 years of experience backed up by strong IT Professional Skills. Today its tough to find a pure management role in IT Industry without any hardcore IT Experience.    Hope this helps!   Ben .. read more

  • What career is should choose

    Hi Harsh,   Please choose your career based on your interest areas, educational background, your natural advantages etc.    Ben   .. read more

  • I'm experienced HR professional and seeking guidance to upgrade my scope and financial growth

    Hi Vignesh,  Please share a little more information so that counsellors have sufficient information to guide you further. This is more like a generalised statement.  Suggest you to use free resources like 80000 hours.  Ben .. read more

  • How can one boost his/her career with the ILAM and how will the Logistics program help you in your career?

    ILAM is one of the leading institutes in the country that offer an education in Logistics and Aviation Management. The ever-growing field of Logistics and Aviation is one of those corporate fields that is in demand of skilled workforce as well as fresh graduates. The unique selling point of this industry is that there is a less amount of competition compared to the other mainstream fields in India. Also, the pay packages offered after graduation are some of the best around the country, making ILAM one of the institutes that you should strongly consider for your education. If you possess the following set of skills it is highly likely that you will succeed in the field of Logistics. The skills include, Communication skills Leadership skills Time-management skills Bargaining and market skills   Apart from these core skills, a street-smartness will ensure that you are amongst the top contenders in the field. What is Logistics? Before we find out how ILAM will ensure that you succeed in the field of Logistics, let us have a clear definition of Logistics. The textbook definition of logistics states that logistics is, “The detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation” A relatively easier definition of logistics followed by ILAM states that logistics is, “The process chain management of transport flow and the storage of goods and services from its origin to its consumption.” In simpler words, when a product is manufactured its lifespan begins. The life span ends when it is thrown out in the trash or is recycled. The process of how the manufactured product reaches the customers after being manufactured is what logistics take care of. The benefits of a Logistics Program ILAM provides one of the top logistics programs in the country which allows the students to efficiently participate in the logistics process, understand it deeply as well as strike at its heart in order to invoke efficiency and skill in the work he/she does. When a person enrolls in a logistics program he/she understands how the finished product is taken from the manufacturer to the customer. The logistic program allows the student to be a part of a trillion dollar industry that has the potential of changing the world overnight. Graduating from a logistics program will allow a student to work in some of the top industries in the world at some of the top positions. There are several industries that cater to the logistics needs of the other companies and this makes the logistics industry as a whole one of the most beneficial and progressive industry in the world. Being in the logistics industry will allow you to make contacts around the world efficiently and as we all know, making good contacts is the only way of surviving in this business oriented world nowadays. A secured career is another one of the reasons why you can join the logistics industry. The financial security and status that is associated with the jobs in the logistics industry allow students to consider joining the logistics industry to a great extent. Boosting career with ILAM As mentioned earlier, ILAM is one of the leading institutes in the country for training and education in the field of Aviation and Logistics Management. ILAM ensures that you secure a good job after your graduation in several ways, some of these ways include, An integrated internship program The integrated six-month internship program with ILAM will ensure that you are an industry-ready individual as soon as you step out of the institute. The integrated program will also ensure that you do not have to waste time learning the ways of the industry after you complete your graduation. Affordable fee structure The status of an institute allows ILAM to draft its own fee structure tailoring it to the needs of the students. Unlike other institutes where education loans are required to pay the fee, the fee structure of the ILAM will ensure that you do not spend the first few years of your career paying for the loan that you took while you were studying. ILAM being one of the top institutes in the country specifically tailored to suit the needs of the existing Logistics and Aviation Management market ensures that its graduates land the top positions of recruitment after graduation. Also, a strong infrastructure and a good supporting staff of teachers ensure that you achieve all your dreams in the particular field of Logistics and Aviation Management. Why ILAM ILAM is preparing you for the careers of tomorrow. Higher salary 4 to 7 lacs in starting & within 5 years its 10 to 12 lacs pa Additional certificate from CII in Logistics Frequent guest lecturers & Industry visits Additional certificate from Galileo in Aviation Teaching by pool of expert from XLRI &IIMA Placement with big brands Nation-wide campuses- Delhi, Mumbai & Bangalore Opportunity in Aviation The travel and tourism industry contributed a total of 124.8 billion U.S. dollars to GDP in India in 2015 – this accounted for approximately six percent of India's total GDP • The industry directly providing more than 23.5 million jobs per year Approx 2.5-5 lacs jobs being created in the Indian Aviation Industry Aviation with different Industry: Aerospace • Airlines • Transportation • Courier & Mails • Food & Grocery • Forestry • Freight Forwarding • Government • Hotel & Hospitality • International Trade • Tourism (Health, Leisure, Medical, etc) • IT/ITES • Military & National Defense Shipment • Export/ Import • Domestic Transfer of Shipment • Pharmaceuticals • Retail • Logistics • Education • Research and Development • Air & Space Law Opportunity In Airline Management:  Aircraft Financing • Route Management • Fleet Management • Ground Handling • Customer Service • Crew Scheduling • Aircraft Engineering • Safety & Security • In-flight Service • Slot Allocation • Revenue Management   Area to be served in Aviation: Consultancies • Ground Handling Companies • Ticketing Companies • Forecasting • Customer Services • Strategic Planning • Medical Tourism • Hospitality • Logistics Companies • Strategic Planning Career Prospects Managers: Air Traffic Managers, Aviation Planners, Resource Manager, Purchase Manager, Analyst, Financial Analyst, Senior Staff Analyst, Operation Analyst Consultants, Astt. Manager (Warehouse of Airport, Airlines & Logistics Companies),Supervisors, Cargo Supervisors, Management Traine, Flight Dispatcher, Station Attendant / Information Representative, Crew Schedule Coordinator, Airlines Station Agent , Airline Flight Instructor Opportunity in Logistics:   Indian Logistics industry would need 28.4 million skilled people in the “Senior Resource Category” in warehouse management by 2022   Indian logistics industry is at an inflection point and will reach a market size of over $125 billion in coming years   MARKETING-Business Strategy, Brand Management, Product Development, Pricing & Commercial, Market Research   BD & SALES- Vertical Development, Route Development, Global Account Management, Consultative Selling,   CUSTOMER SERVICES- Direct Sales Relationship Management, Key Account Management, Operations, Co-ordination, Customer Co-ordination, BPO (Call Operations), Documentation   OPERATIONS- Procurement & Purchase, Forecasting & Analysis, Vendor Management, Inventory Management, Warehousing & Distribution, Air / Sea Port Operations, Solution Designing   OTHER SUPPORT FUNCTIONS- Finance & Accounting, Human Resource Management, Business Process & Quality Control, Legal & Compliance Group, Business Administration, Facility Management   Campuses: Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai All programmes are fully residential.   University is spread over 45 acres of lush green land located very near to the Bengaluru International Airport & 52 acres in Delhi   The infrastructural pride of the University is its Library   Digital library with fully wi-fi enabled campus   University promotes celebration of several festivals and sports and cultural activities that encourage young minds to engage in an all round development   Classrooms are IT enabled   The Amphitheatre and the Open Air Theatre facilitate smooth conduct of all University wide group events.   Hostels are genuinely a home away from home. Providing a comfortable and safe environment to its students is the University’s top most priority. .. read more