BLAGNAC, France, 06 July 2012. Airbus will be showcasing job and career opportunities for talent such as graduates and experienced professionals at the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK. With a new facility opening in Alabama, Airbus is looking to recruit professionals and offer internships at facilities across the globe.
From July 9 to 15, a series of forums and workshops will be offered by Airbus for job seekers to discuss possible future career opportunities with Airbus engineers, human resources and business experts.
Throughout the week, workshop participants will be able to explore the world of structural engineering and its challenges, as well as learn more about the A320neo, the A350 XWB. In addition, there will be a special workshop about engineering being a field for more than just boys.
Also on Thursday, Airbus and the EADS group will put on a performance in the static display area, involving several hundred employees to demonstrate the team's richness of talent.
Friday will be dedicated to the next generation of talent that will help shape the aviation industry. On this occasion, Airbus will host mini-conferences to inspire and engage with young people from school groups and ask what they expect from the future of flight.
There will also be an expert panel to discuss innovation and the need to inspire and nurture the right talent, with Airbus’ fly your ideas student challenge as a blueprint for how industry and academia can work together.
This year alone, Airbus will recruit some 4,000 experienced professionals as well as new graduates, and will offer 3,000 internships at its worldwide sites. With 5,500 internal movements this year, Airbus gives its employees real prospects for career development all around the world.