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Do you have a passion for the environment and a belief in encouraging low-carbon behaviour?

Do you have a passion for the environment and a belief in encouraging low-carbon behaviour?

Then don’t forget to apply for our Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year Award at

A Warwick student got into the final ten for this Award last year!

PRIZE: a paid internship with EDF Energy, lunch with a station director and a visit to a nuclear power station in France! Check out Max’s success story and tips here, he was the winner of the last year’s Low Carbon Award!

Even if you don’t win, you still stand a chance of making the final shortlist of ten, all of whom also get a chance to be considered for a ‘paid – for’ internship with EDF Energy and will be invited to the Undergraduate of the Year Awards as their guests.

For more information please follow the link above or email Lilly Quinn at

Good luck!

Sun 12 Jan 2014, 20:25 | Tags: Careers

Opportunities now open for summer placement/engineering graduate job

Penso Consulting Ltd is a design/manufacture/consultancy firm, who are now offering up to 20 three year graduate schemes, as well as a few summer internships.

Thu 06 Jun 2013, 16:38 | Tags: Careers EngSoc

IET: Present Around the World

Want to develop your presentation skills and add something to your CV?

'Present Around the World' (PATW) is an IET global presentation competition for students, recent graduates, apprentices and young professionals aged 18-26 years. There are cash prizes and the opportunity to travel around the world!

Come to the intro event on Wednesday 20th March at 6pm in MS.04. There's also free food!

Click on the title of this post for more information.

Tue 19 Feb 2013, 14:36 | Tags: Careers EngSoc

Year in Industry

Still looking for an industry placement, cannot find anymore offers, need help with your application.

Then visit the Year In Industry website, fill in their career form and they will help you send your CVs to various other big or small companies that will meet your specific interests.

Don't let the £25 price scare you since Warwick undergraduates, a Midland university, are free of charge.

Their services are open till 24th February so get into filling their forms and they will contact you as soon as possible to finalise your application. Try it and you just may find something interesting.

Wed 16 Jan 2013, 13:09 | Tags: Careers

TEDxWarwick 2013 tickets now on sale!

We are pleased to announce the theme for TEDxWarwick 2013: Building Bridges. Connections between communities, disciplines and places are often made in the most unexpected of ways. The world is expanding and contracting at the same time: global networks proliferate, yet distance is no longer a barrier. At the same time, traditional boundaries in technology, science, art and academia are becoming increasingly blurred. Links are constantly being forged between everything from physics to photography and biology to computing. Discover what awaits the world of tomorrow at TEDxWarwick 2013.

Buy your ticket at Early Birds are priced at £10, with the remaining tickets priced at £15. This year, TEDxWarwick will be held in Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre on Saturday 9th March 2013.

What is TED?

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

What is TEDx?

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience (x = independently organized TED event).

Sun 13 Jan 2013, 14:49 | Tags: Societies

Dell Social Innovation Challenge

The Dell Social Innovation Challenge identifies and supports promising young social innovators who dedicate themselves to solving the world's most pressing problems with their transformative ideas. We provide university students with world-class teaching and training, as well as with start-up capital and access to a network of mentors and advisors.

The 2012 challenge presented 27 awards and more than $350,000 in prizes, including our Grand Prize of $50,000.

To find out more, visit the website. Good luck!

Wed 09 Jan 2013, 10:03

TeachFirst applications

Calling all engineers...TEACH FIRST applications close in just 10 weeks!

If you are interested in applying to be part of the 2013 or 2014 cohorts, drop me a line at and I'll be in touch.

To find out more about how you can make a massive difference to young people's lives whilst developing yourself as a leader, click here.

Wed 09 Jan 2013, 09:52

Chancellor's Scholarships - deadline approaching!

Students and potential students have until Friday 11 January 2013 to apply for Chancellor's Scholarships, awards which support postgraduate research study.

Warwick has invested an additional £700,000 in Chancellor's Scholarships this year, and increased the duration to 3.5 years.

Find out more, including how to apply, and get top tips for a strong application.

Tue 08 Jan 2013, 14:32 | Tags: Careers

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