Students

Students

Students are our link to the Future

We actively invest in the future of the business and the communities that we are a part of. As a result, we sponsor a range of initiatives ranging from high-school programmes that encourage the pursuit of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) to job shadowing, internships and under-graduate courses.

EN - Careers - Join Us - Students - You can find details of the various programmes on offer below

You can find details of the various programmes on offer below

STEM in the classroom

Our employees assist local elementary school teachers with STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities designed to pique students' interest and strengthen their involvement in the future of STEM in America.

  • Location: Prysmian Group North America HQ (Lexington, SC, USA)
  • Eligibility: Lexington Elementary School students in participating classrooms

 

Midlands Reading Consortium

Employees assist local elementary school teachers with reading activities designed to increase the literacy skills of students.

  • Location: Prysmian Group North America HQ (Lexington, SC, USA)
  • Eligibility: Lexington Elementary School students in participating classrooms

Job shadowing

Employees' children are invited to spend a day at Prysmian where they learn about the products we make, tour the facilities and meet a range of different professionals.

  • Location: Prysmian Group North America HQ (Lexington, SC, USA)

 

High school

 

Lexington High School (Co-Op)

Technology students gain school credit and work experience by working with seasoned professionals at Prysmian for one semester.

  • Location: Prysmian Group North America HQ (Lexington, SC, USA)
  • Eligibility: Technology students currently enrolled at Lexington High School
  • Currently recruiting? Recruiting for Fall 2016 has close. Stay tuned for Spring 2017
  • When does the programme take place? September to May
  • How to apply: Interested candidates should visit the school’s career centre - http://www.lexington1.net/academics/work-based-learning/internships

 

Due West, SC Robotics

Staff at our Abbeville, SC location participate in a robotics team with local high school students and attend competitions.

  • Location: Abbeville, SC, USA
  • Eligibility: Students in participating classrooms
  • Currently recruiting? Yes
  • When does the programme take place? Year-round, with the state competition in the spring
  • How to participate: Interested candidates should visit their school career centre. More information is also available here: http://duewestrobotics.org/about.html

 

Rocky Mount Prep Internship Programme

High school juniors take part in a 16 or 18-week internship (totalling 32 hours) for school credit.

  • Location: Elevators Business Unit WW HQ (Rocky Mount, NC, USA)
  • Eligibility: Rocky Mount Prep Juniors
  • Currently recruiting? Recruitment will begin in Fall 2017 for Spring 2018
  • When does the programme take place? Spring
  • How to participate: Interested candidates should visit the school’s career centre - http://rmprep.org/             

 

North America (College)

University of South Carolina (USC) Internship Programme

Students are assigned an internship project during the semester to gain first-hand knowledge and experience of the work environment.

 

  • Location: Prysmian Group North America HQ (Lexington, SC, USA)
  • Eligibility: USC Students
  • Currently recruiting? Recruitment will begin in Fall 2017 for Spring 2018
  • When does the programme take place? September to May
  • How to apply: Stop by our booth at the USC Career Fair or visit http://www.sc.edu/career/internshipscoops.html

 

Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech) and Clemson University Co-Op/Internship Programme

Students are assigned an internship project during the semester to gain first-hand industry experience. Co-op students may earn school credits. Two at time between Clemson and GA Tech.[FM2] 

 

  • Location: Abbeville, SC, USA
  • Eligibility: GA Tech and Clemson engineering students
  • Currently recruiting? Recruitment will begin in Fall 2017 for Spring 2018
  • When does the programme take place? September to May
  • How to participate: Interested candidates should visit their school’s career centre or for more information, GA Tech students can visit http://career.gatech.edu/ and Clemson students can visit http://career.clemson.edu/cooperative_education/

 

Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) Internship Programme

Students are assigned an internship project during the semester that may count for school credit.

 

  • Location: Schuylkill Haven, PA, USA
  • Eligibility: Penn State Engineering Students (Process Engineering)
  • Currently recruiting? Recruitment will begin in Fall 2017 for Spring 2018
  • When does the programme take place? September to May
  • How to participate: Interested candidates should contact their school career center or visit http://www.engr.psu.edu/career/Students/coopintern/creditoptions/courses.aspx

 

University of South Carolina (USC) collaboration

USC professors and their students work with an assigned department to address specific projects and challenges.

 

  • Location: Prysmian Group North America HQ (Lexington, SC, USA)
  • Eligibility: USC Students in participating courses
 

 

Internship Program
A one-year internship programme. Students will be assigned a mentor to foster their professional growth and are expected to present a project at the end of the programme. The standard internship includes a scholarship (depending on the student’s level of English) and a minimum of six-hour workdays.

Location: Prysmian Denmark A/S (Albertslund, Denmark), Rybinskelekrokabel (Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia), Draka Keila Cables (Keila, Estonia), Prysmian Finland (Pikkala, Oulu)
Eligibility: Bocconi Bachelor of Science students (starting from the end of their second year); Bocconi Master of Science students (starting from the end of their first year); Graduates (within 12 months of graduation)
How to apply: Interested candidates click here or visit this section
http://www.ttu.ee/en/?id=99374

 

France - Apprenticeship Program
Around 50 apprentices from across the country will be assigned a tutor and given the chance to develop their skills in an industry setting.

Spain - Internship Program
Students complete a year in either a business or engineering role.                

High School Co-operation
A dual training model allows students work with seasoned professionals (over either six months or a year) to gain school credits and experience.

  • Location: All Prysmian Group plants in Spain
  • Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in a high school programme
  • How to apply:  Interested candidates should contact their school career centre

Italy – Internship Program
It is an opportunity to work side by side with talented professionals of different functions. This period will be a precious occasion for learning and development.

Location: Milan HQ
Eligibility: Students currently enrolled at university or recent graduates.
How To apply: though our Prysmian Group LinkedIn Page

Apprenticeship Program
Apprenticeships are for a minimum of two years. Apprentices will continue their studies with local colleges one day a week in order to gain both practical and theoretical qualifications.

Placement Student Program (Internship)
Students complete a year in either a business or engineering role. They gain experience by learning on the job and take on more responsibility as the year progresses.

  • Location: UK-wide
  • Eligibility: Students taking a placement year as part of their degree course

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