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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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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A French in the USA

A French in the USA

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I am a young French guy who joined Continental in January 2016 as a V.I.E (I previously worked one year for Continental as a subcontractor). The V.I.E program, made through a French organization, enables a young graduated not older than 28 years to have an experience abroad. I am doing it in the USA! I am currently working…

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What does an Automotive DRIVE Graduate do in Communications?

What does an Automotive DRIVE Graduate do in Communications?

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I started as an Automotive DRIVE Graduate in Marketing/Communications together with my generation 10 colleagues in May 2015. Since, I spent seven months in my first assignment in the division Interior, Business Unit Commercial Vehicles Aftermarket with a Headquarter function close to Frankfurt (Germany). My tasks during this first assignment are really broad. From maintaining…

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My Heart Belongs to Technology – Expert Career in the area of Software Development

My Heart Belongs to Technology – Expert Career in the area of Software Development

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Continental is continuously developing the expert career. I was recently appointed a Level 4 expert in the field of “Powertrain software architecture for embedded systems” by our division head José A. Avila. I really feel honored. As for my appointment to the position, it serves as an affirmation of what I have been working on…

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International HR Workshop in Amsterdam

International HR Workshop in Amsterdam

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As promised in my first article in this blog, I will now tell you about an event related to our Compensation & Benefits workshop in Amsterdam (Netherlands). One of the activities of the last months of our team is the development of a global internal brochure related to the guiding principles of the reward philosophy of Continental. Everything…

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