Thursday, November 19, 2015

ZF International Post Graduate Trainee Program: Apply by Dec. 31, 2015

This year again we are looking for motivated students interested in different cultures and traveling for the ZF International Post Graduate Trainee Program.

This year we changed the application process slightly and kindly ask everyone to go through the following webpage

Please disregard the mentioned application time frame within the brochure of the company webpage. This is for all German trainees.  

For the U.S. the application time frame will be until December 31st, 2015.

There also is links to different social media sites that provides even more information about the Trainee Program.
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International Post-Graduate Trainee

Are you interested in working with a globally successful automotive supplier while working on individual and group projects at ZF locations all over the world? This is YOUR opportunity.

Our International Trainee Program is 15 months and gives you an outstanding opportunity to start your career with a global company. While completing individual projects, you will get the unique chance to gain an insight to the company, the products and processes as well as to build up a strong network. Within the projects you will be enabled to think “outside the box” and develop intercultural skills. After successful completion you will be prepared to assume responsibility and work independently within your assignment with ZF North America, Inc., which you’ll be given after the program.

•Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering,
Business Administration or Computer Science
•Completed challenging internships or student research projects
•Interdisciplinary interest and team compatibility
•High level of initiative and responsibility
•Mobility and flexibility
•Fluent in English
•German language skills desired

Program Information:
Work on 4 self-organized individual projects and 4 different locations including Germany and other countries as preferred. Each project lasts 3-4 months, including one project outside your field of study. Furthermore, all trainees are assigned to one group project.

ZF North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ZF North America, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ZF North America, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ZF North America, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Bosch Trainee Programs Hiring

December and May graduates:

This announcement was sent from a recent IEP grad who is now working at Bosch. For more info about the program, contact Micheal Caneja (SIEP/ELE '15) at

Bosch is in the process of hiring recent graduates. The Professional Development Trainee (PDT) program is open to all students with a bachelor’s degree and the Junior Managers Program (JMP) is open to all students with a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Computer Science, and Supply Chain.

Jump-start your career at Bosch and experience different locations, divisions and even countries within just two years! Our Professional Development Training (PDT) Program is a 24-month rotational program designed for Bachelor’s-level candidates. You will be assigned an executive mentor to provide professional coaching and career guidance, as well as a peer mentor to help guide you through the program. You will also gain leadership exposure through structured networking events and targeted training.

Rotations are custom designed to meet business demands, with influence from executive mentors and your own input. Four rotations will prepare you for cross-functional and cross-divisional opportunities. Assignments will be in varied work environments in the U.S. and internationally, including technical centers, corporate offices and manufacturing facilities.
Our Professional Development Training Program puts you on the fast track for professional and leadership opportunities throughout Bosch. The PDT Program is available for the following majors:
·         Electrical Engineering
·         Mechanical Engineering
·         Computer Science Engineering
·         Supply Chain
·         Finance
·         Accounting

Examples of rotations within the PDT/JMP Program include:

Engineering track
As an engineering PDT associate, you’ll be engaged in key initiatives within safety, emissions, fuel consumption, driving comfort and alternative energy. You’ll work in an organization dedicated to innovative research and development, consistently investing in R&D at a rate far above industry average. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in disciplines ranging from program management, product engineering, applications engineering, test engineering, quality or manufacturing engineering.

Finance track
As a finance/accounting PDT associate, you’ll enjoy challenging work experiences and gain
high-level exposure as you rotate through finance departments at one of the largest privately held companies in the world. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in disciplines ranging from accounting (cost and managerial), financial reporting, internal auditing, manufacturing cost analysis, product pricing or forecasting.

Your reward
The Professional Development Training Program will allow you to:
·         Systematically develop your leadership and decision-making skills through multifaceted involvement in projects, as well as in day-to-day business
·         Benefit from the in-depth guidance and feedback of an experienced mentor and senior executives -Gain global experience through an international assignment
·         Build a broad network within the company, from which you will reap lasting benefits
·         Help design the program in line with your own individual interests, so that you have a hand in shaping your future

Our expectation
We are looking for more than just a degree. We want to know that you have the demonstrated abilities and characteristics that are critical for success at Bosch: Are you a leader? Do you have an entrepreneurial focus? Are you innovative? Do you have a global mindset? Then you belong at Bosch. Qualifications include:
·         Bachelor’s or Master’s degree acquired within the last 36 months
·         3.0 cumulative GPA
·         Minimum of one completed internship/co-op, or at least six months of full-time relevant work experience related to your field of study
·         Geographic mobility; PDT/JMP candidates must be willing and able to relocate multiple times within the U.S. and potentially complete an international assignment
·         Authorization to work in the United States (Bosch does not offer visa sponsorships for any of the positions under this program)

Send resumes to Micheal Caneja at so that he can send them directly to the hiring manager.  This is an incredible opportunity for anyone looking to be a leader in the engineering world and fast track their career paths to upper level management positions.

Sylvan Learning Part-Time Teaching Opportunities

We are currently hiring STEM instructors to facilitate both our Game Design and Robotics classes.

Are you ready to teach the next generation of math and tech whizzes?  Sylvan Learning of RI has launched STEM programs to get kids psyched about robotics, coding, engineering and math and need you!!! We are looking for high-energy instructors who are able to create a positive and fun learning environment.

You'll be a great fit if you:
-Have a passion for robotics, coding and math.
-Are familiar with computer programming.
-Can facilitate group-based learning for grades 1-6 (ages 5-12).
-Are comfortable communicating with parents.
-Enjoy working with kids in a hands on, interactive way.
-Are reliable, personable, flexible and energetic.
To set you up for success, we'll provide training and ongoing coaching.

This is a part-time opportunity for freshmen through graduate students and  beyond. We offer STEM courses throughout the year at our Coventry and Cumberland locations, as well as workshops offsite throughout RI. We also run lengthier "camps" during school breaks and summer vacations. 

Rebecca Johnson
Center Director, Sylvan of Coventry
65 Sandy Bottom Rd, Coventry, RI 02816