Posts Categorised: Automotive

Interview with Merle Buß

Interview with Merle Buß

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What do you study? Currently, I work for my Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Automotive. It’s an integrated degree program by Continental. What does Continental as an employer mean for you? Future! And opportunities! We develop future ideas and create the world of tomorrow – it is great being a part…

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How to have a good work-life balance?

How to have a good work-life balance?

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I get satisfaction from making a meaningful contribution to my work at Continental Automotive Singapore and balancing family life. How that works? Singapore is a research and development hub for Continental, testing technologies such as radio, navigation, user interfaces, displays, entertainment and controls, with about 1,100 employees. In this innovative environment I am always trying to find opportunities for career…

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Team Christmas Dinner – My First “Bounen Kai” in Japan

Team Christmas Dinner – My First “Bounen Kai” in Japan

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In my two-year HR Graduate Program, I had the opportunity to work in Japan. During my first 4 months, I experienced some really interesting team events. Today, I would like to tell you about a recent one, which I attended here in Japan: Our “Team Christmas Dinner”. First of all, I was confused that Japanese people come together to have…

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Robocar Programming: 7 Functions We Implemented

Robocar Programming: 7 Functions We Implemented

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On October 27th we successfully completed the final version of the Robocar. In total, 20 of our employees participated in the project. Starting September 1st, we continuously added new functions to our Robocar. During this process, we learned the basics of software development and control theory. In this entry, I will briefly outline: What we implemented Our thoughts on…

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Mother and Automotive DRIVE Graduate Trainee – how do I handle this?

Mother and Automotive DRIVE Graduate Trainee – how do I handle this?

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In my last blog articles I provided some insights into my first two Trainee assignments (in Frankfurt, Germany and Rambouillet, France). This time, I will share with you some news about how I experienced being pregnant during the trainee program and returning to work after giving birth – into a new country. So, once I…

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Is it possible to be the mother of triplets AND a manager?

Is it possible to be the mother of triplets AND a manager?

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Is it possible to be the mother of triplets AND a manager? I at least plan to give it my best shot. At work I am known for my resistance to stress and my talent for multi-tasking and improvisation. As Head of Central Controlling in the Powertrain Division’s Fuel & Exhaust Management Business Unit, after my return to work in…

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Bonjour Paris! A DRIVE Graduate Trainee in Marketing assigned to France

Bonjour Paris! A DRIVE Graduate Trainee in Marketing assigned to France

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Hey there and greetings from Rambouillet (France)! As an Automotive DRIVE Graduate Trainee it is part of my program to spend several months abroad. I am therefore very happy to share my experience with you. One week before the official start of my time as expatriate, I moved to France to settle into a new…

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