Posts Categorised: Trainee

‘There is no greater fun than work’ – Logistics Trainee on the Road

‘There is no greater fun than work’ – Logistics Trainee on the Road

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I started my journey at Continental a little over a year ago. But sometimes it feels like it has been much longer. The trainee program is very complex and the amount of experiences I have made make it hard to believe that so much has happened in so little time. Generally, the program covers a period of eighteen months – half of it…

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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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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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Interview with Konstantin Mihov, Culture Development

Interview with Konstantin Mihov, Culture Development

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This is the next article out of the series “interview with…” made by vocational trainees and dual students of different Continental plants in Germany. We want to show the world what you can achieve in your professional career at Continental. For weeks we have been searching for employees whose career has started at Continental as a vocational trainee or…

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New Perspectives through Factory Training

New Perspectives through Factory Training

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From June 1st to July 29th, we worked at our factory in Hamakita (Japan) as part of our J.DRIVE trainee program. Before the start I heard that Continental has strong interest in”Industry 4.0″ (every machine & products are connected). I could’t imagine such a “smart” factory, but I saw it in Hamakita. Most processes are automated and…

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Teambuilding with Powertrain Division Japan

Teambuilding with Powertrain Division Japan

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In Yokohama, Automotive Engineering Exposition (AEE) 2016 started May 25th. We visited the fair as a cross-divisional team. This special visit was planned by Powertrain (PT) Division Japan. I would like to introduce you to the idea of the program and some state-of-the-art technologies I saw at AEE. Teambuilding event across Divisions PT in Japan planned this program for…

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My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

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I am a French citizen and I work for Continental in Schwalbach, Germany through a VIE program. The Volontariat International en Entreprise is an excellent French trainee program opened to every European citizen between 18 and 28 years old who wants to get a first experience in an exciting international environment. Therefore I had the…

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