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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11,688 km away from home – My work experience in Shanghai!

11,688 km away from home – My work experience in Shanghai!

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New culture, new people, new food. These were the first three things coming to my mind when people asked me why I want to go to China. As a part of the integrated Bachelor degree course in Hanover (Germany), I got the chance to gain three months work experience abroad. Due to my earlier travels in America,…

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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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On Stage for the Automotive News PACE Awards

On Stage for the Automotive News PACE Awards

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Today I would like to share one of the most exhilarating moments in my professional career. I had the incredible honor to attend the 2014 Automotive News PACE Awards ceremony in Detroit on behalf of my business unit and especially on behalf of our innovative engineers. For more information and details about the award visit click here….

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IAA 2015 – Software, the new Wheel of the Industry

IAA 2015 – Software, the new Wheel of the Industry

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Wednesday, September 23rd Our CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart identified software as one growth force for Continental. The recently launched “ automotive software developer” program and the acquisition of Elektrobit Automotive are also some solid indicators that software becomes the new “wheel of the industry” and thus of utmost importance for Continental. It is therefore not…

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IAA 2015 – 80 students experience the opportunities of Continental

IAA 2015 – 80 students experience the opportunities of Continental

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Tuesday, September 22nd It is the second day of the Continental Career Week at the Frankfurt Motor Show and we, Isabel Garcia-Scheible, Antje Dehning and Verena Schmatz, three internal social network guides, want to give you some impressions of our day. 80 students were invited to join the program starting with a welcome & introduction…

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Three Guides Connecting You to the World of Future Mobility

Three Guides Connecting You to the World of Future Mobility

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Monday, September 21st Welcome to Frankfurt (Germany) at the 66th International Motor Show! It is 9 am in the morning and we are Julia Pochanke, Katrein Helmecke and Benedikt Grudda, three internal social network guides standing quite astonished in front of the Continental booth. Together with us there are around 80 IT Professionals from other…

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An Italian Working one Year in Germany through a French Program

An Italian Working one Year in Germany through a French Program

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I am a young Italian from Milan who joined Continental in November 2014 through the VIE French mobility program. It is a postgraduate program funded by a French public international business development agency which aims at supporting young graduates coming from all the EU Area to access the international job market. It sends them all…

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