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Grad job applications now open for WMG

· University Graduates are now able to apply for grad job at WMG, University of Warwick

· 13 jobs are being advertised including working on projects such as Automation Systems, Energy Innovation and Smart Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

· The jobs start in 2019 lasting for two years, where graduates will complete five/six different placements working alongside academics, and industry partners.

· Applications close on the 15th March 2019

Grad jobs are now being advertised at WMG, University of Warwick. There are 13 jobs available starting September 2019, which will be working on projects such as Automation Systems, Energy Innovation and Smart Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. The closing date to apply is the 15th March 2019.

Following the successful launch of the WMG Graduate Development Programme last year, WMG has launched recruitment for its 2019 graduate programme, with 13 places available to graduates from all Higher Education Institutes.

The programme is designed for aspiring engineers and follows three pathways – Automation Systems, Energy Innovation and Smart Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. The Graduate Trainee’s will be working alongside academics, and industry partners.

Starting in September 2019, the programme will last for two years during which graduates will complete five/six different placements, each offering the opportunity to develop their engineering skills and knowledge in key areas, with the chance to apply these skills to real-world research and development.

On completion of the scheme, the graduates will be equipped with the skills to apply for roles such as a Project Engineer or Project Manager, or pave the way for future studies such as a Master’s or PhD.

WMG Graduate Trainee Engineer, Puja Unadkat, joined the scheme following her graduation from the University of Warwick.Current WMG Grad job recruit Puja UnakatCurrent WMG Grad job recruit Puja Unakat

“There is so much support offered here, not just from your peers, but from your mentors and managers too. There are regular discussions on how you can develop and enhance your skills and knowledge to steer your career in your chosen direction. There is such a variety of opportunities offered, such as the chance to attend professional conferences, as well as gaining a project management qualification. Progression and development is at the heart of the organisations culture and it really shows.”

 

WMG Graduate Trainee Engineer Ben Ayre, joined the scheme following his graduation from the University of Warwick.

Current WMG Grad job recruit Ben Ayre

“My highlights so far have included working on multi mullion pound projects with a variety of organisations to achieve real impact. I’ve also had the opportunity to undertake professional development courses and qualifications. It has also been great to have the support of the other graduates, making the transition between university and work life easier. I would advise anyone who is wants to work in a varied team working on lots of cutting edge projects to apply as it is an excellent scheme.”

Trainees benefit from a training salary of £26,243 a year.

You can find out more about the graduate development programme at our dedicated careers page hwww.warwick.ac.uk/WMGGraduateScheme

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11 FEBRUARY 2019

NOTES TO EDITORS

High-res images available at: https://warwick.ac.uk/services/communications/medialibrary/images/february2019/ben_ayre.jpg

https://warwick.ac.uk/services/communications/medialibrary/images/february2019/puja_unakat.jpg

 

About WMG

WMG is a world leading research and education group and an academic department of the University of Warwick, established by Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in 1980 in order to reinvigorate UK manufacturing through the application of cutting edge research and effective knowledge transfer.

WMG has pioneered an international model for working with industry, commerce and public sectors and holds a unique position between academia and industry. The Group’s strength is to provide companies with the opportunity to gain a competitive edge by understanding a company’s strategy and working in partnership with them to create, through multidisciplinary research, ground-breaking products, processes and services.

Every year WMG provides education and training to schoolchildren through to senior executives. There is a growing part-time undergraduate programme for apprentices, as well as full-time undergraduates. The postgraduate programmes have over 2,000 students, in the UK and through centres in China, India, Thailand, South Africa and Malaysia.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Alice Scott, Media Relations Manager – Science, University of Warwick
Tel: 02476574255 or 07920531221
E-mail: alice.j.scott@warwick.ac.uk

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Alice Scott, Media Relations Manager – Science, University of Warwick


Tel: 02476574255 or 07920531221


E-mail: alice.j.scott@warwick.ac.uk