Internship 2019

About

Are you soon to graduate or a recent graduate? If so, we offer an unmissable opportunity for the first step in your career.

During this internship we will provide the successful applicant with a short burst of the much needed ‘industry experience’ required between leaving university and starting full-time employment. Focusing on 4 core areas of: Business, Design, Engineering and Prototyping.

Your skills will be developed through live projects, alongside a project of your own that you will carry from start-to-finish. A pro-bono project that aims to do a little good in the world.

This is a very popular internship, so we really recommend getting your application in early and doing what it takes to stand out from the crowd.

Good luck to everyone!

 

How to Apply

Please provide your CV and examples of work to careers@4cdesign.co.uk with the subject ‘2019 internship‘.

Who is Eligible?
Degree: Product Design Engineering, Industrial Design or equivalent
Year: Those going into or already in their final year and recent graduates

Deadlines and Timings
Application deadline: 27th February 2019 
Short-listing: We aim to contact all applicants by 29th March 2019 
Start Date: We would aim to begin the internship between April and August, however the start date is flexible depending on your circumstances.
Internship duration: 3 months

Application Tips
CV: Remember who you’re pitching to. We value experience – professional and otherwise. But most of all, we want to get an introduction to you!
Portfolio: Examples of your university, industry and personal projects. Try and tell a story and display your thinking. Preferably this is a ‘mini-folio’ (around 12 pages) containing work from 3-5 projects. It’s very time consuming to read 30+ pages, so please keep it concise!
Email: We cannot receive e-mails larger than 5mb.

Office Assistant

About

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic Front of House Receptionist/Administrator to join our team as a Modern Apprentice.

You will be the cheerful voice people hear when they call us on the phone and the smiling face who welcomes them when they visit us in-house. As an apprentice, you will be an integral and valued member of our team, supporting the smooth running of the business and improving the working lives of everyone at 4c.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Meet and greet clients and visitors
  • Take calls, field enquiries and pass on messages
  • Organise post and parcels/courier services as required
  • Order, update and check stocks of general office supplies and refreshments
  • Keep office/meeting areas neat and tidy
  • Manage meeting room bookings and keep the rooms stocked and ready for use
  • Organise client lunches
  • Plan external meetings
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and 4c team outings
  • Undertake general administration tasks to support the team as required

There will be scope to expand your role over time, depending on your aptitude and interests. Opportunities could include personal assistant duties, marketing, book-keeping and/or resource management. Ideally the successful applicant will start in March.

 

Skills and attitudes

  • No experience is necessary.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Good time-management and organisation abilities are important.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) is desirable.
  • Above all, you must be enthusiastic, willing to learn, have courage to take on unfamiliar tasks and be happy working within our creative and fun-loving team.

 

Qualifications

  • No qualifications are necessary.
  • National 5 or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths are desirable.

 

How to Apply

This role is being offered as a Business Administration Modern Apprenticeship, in partnership with the Glasgow Guarantee scheme. To apply please visit the Current Vacancies page of the Glasgow Guarantee recruitment website at https://www.glasgowguarantee.org/GGVacancy/HomePageVacancy

The deadline for applications is Sunday 10th March.

Please note: you will need to register for a Glasgow Guarantee account to apply for this position.

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