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Open for entries – Kick-start your automotive career TODAY
The 2017 Next Generation Award has launched. We’re giving you the chance to win an six-month work experience placement shared across our sponsors Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan, and Toyota as well as a £9000 cash prize.
This invaluable opportunity to get your foot in the door with some of the world’s leading car manufacturers and developers is open to anyone aged 17-25 with an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive industry.
So what do I have to do?
Describe an original idea or innovation that could improve the UK automotive industry. The idea should fall into one of five categories – Mobility, Connectivity, Sustainability, Customer Experience or Marketing and Communications. For more information visit http://www.autocar.co.uk/nextgenerationaward
Previous Award winners and finalists have used this opportunity as a platform to kick-start their careers within the industry so what have you got to lose? Good luck!
Keep on applying! This article on eFinancialCareers site has some useful tips. Change your game play, get a system!
Don’t be put off because the article relates to the finance sector as the tips could set you on track to improve your chances of getting that job!
An article in the Guardian gives some tips on how to break into a career in politics: from campaigning to finding a mentor, how to pursue a political career and the many forms this can take.
Look at TCPH – What’s that?
Well, it’s The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook. Visit the Professional Development Centre, 1st Floor, Bannerman Centre to pick up your copy.
Which firms run vacation schemes?
Head to p112 for a list of firms offering work placement schemes.
Start your research with firms’ ‘Insider reports’
Head to p67 for an insight into what different firms’ schemes are like.
Use the regional index to find out more
Go to p215 to find out about firms’ practice areas, location, size and total number of partners.
Use the directory to deepen your knowledge
Check out p285 for a directory of UK firms in the United Kingdom: use it to learn more about those firms that caught your attention during your research.
Kick-start your career with an IAESTE paid traineeship with an employer in one of 80+ countries. Traineeships are open to students in their second year or above of a science, engineering, technology or applied-arts degree.