Friday, October 10, 2014

ZF International Post-Graduate Trainee Program: Apply Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, 2014

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.

For the U.S. the application timeframe is from October 1st, 2014 until December 31st, 2014.

•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.

Demers Foreign Language Fellowship: Info Session 10/21

German Movie Night: Tuesday 10/14

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Friday, September 26, 2014

German Movie Night: Tues. 9/30 @ 6pm

Rhode Island Business Plan Competition 2015

Rhode Island Business Plan Competition
September 24, 2014
2015 Competition Launches Oct. 14
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition will launch its 2015 competition -- expected to award prizes in excess of $200,000 -- on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at a Kick-Off event.
Last year's winners -- CompNet Insurance Solutions, Nordic Technology Group, and Dual Server Cooling -- will join us Oct. 14 and share the evolution of their business idea, explain critical steps they took in applying, including what worked and what didn't, and how winning has impacted them.
The Kick-Off, to be held at Betaspring, 95 Chestnut St., Providence, is free and open to the public, but we ask that you pre-register.

Competition Will Have Two Tracks
The 2015 Competition, once again, will be organized along two tracks: a Student Track for those enrolled in college or graduate school, and an Entrepreneur Track for anyone. Participation in the Competition is free and open to adults, age 18 or older, whether or not they already have started a business.
Applications can be made online starting Dec. 1 and will be accepted through March 30, 2015. Learn more.
Events Scheduled throughout the Competition
Join us for the annual annual Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest on Dec. 4. Pitch your business idea in 90 seconds to a panel of business experts (and a live audience) and get immediate feedback -- plus the chance to win cash prizes.
Then, in January, February, and March, take part in a series of seminars that aim to help attendees learn how to develop a robust business plan that will attract investors
All events are free and open to the public. Learn more.




The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, supported by businesses, nonprofits, colleges and universities, and public agencies, is the only one of its kind in New England.

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