easyJet invites graduates to apply for the airline’s high-flying European training programme
easyJet, the UK’s largest and Europe’s leading airline, has today announced that its award-winning European Graduate Recruitment Programme, is now open for
applications for the third successive year.
Recent graduates are invited to apply via http://careers.easyjet.com/graduates/ for places on the 2014 intake of the airline’s two-year training scheme which will see the successful applicants spend time gaining invaluable, hands-on experience in key easyJet departments across the business which include Operations, Finance, Engineering, IT, Network, Revenue & Sales, Marketing and HR with a permanent job at the airline once the programme has been completed.
The programme gives the graduates who are selected, the chance to be fully involved in the day-to-day activities and business critical projects of a successful airline and develop their commercial and operational expertise with the benefit of support provided by a dedicated mentor, in order to develop a career where the sky really is the limit, in their chosen field.
Since the launch of easyJet’s European Graduate Programme – recently voted top of the JobCrowd’s Logistics and Transport ranking, 47 graduates have taken part in the scheme and have been recruited from across Europe from countries including the UK, Portugal, Greece, Spain Germany and Italy.
Alita Benson, easyJet’s Group People Director said:
"We are delighted to be opening the recruitment process for easyJet’s 2014 Graduate Recruitment Programme.
“We’re fully committed to discovering and nurturing new talent at easyJet and this is one of the ways in which we do this across Europe. easyJet is a dynamic and fun place to be and we are experiencing real growth at a time when many businesses and airlines are struggling. The Graduate Recruitment Programme is a great opportunity for talented graduates to learn from industry leaders and develop their skills for a career that will really take-off.”
The closing date for applications is 15 November 2013 and shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a final stage assessment at easyJet’s Training Academy in the UK.
For more information please contact the easyJet Press Office on 01582 525252 or press.office@easyJet.com
easyJet operates Europe’s No. 1 air transport network with a leading presence on Europe’s top 100 routes and at Europe’s 50 largest airports.
easyJet flies over 200 aircraft on more than 600 routes between over 130 airports in 30 countries. More than 300 million Europeans live within one hour’s drive of an easyJet airport, more than any other airline.
The airline takes sustainability seriously. easyJet invests in the latest technology, operates efficiently and fills most of its seats which means that an easyJet passenger’s carbon footprint is 22% less than a passenger on a traditional airline, flying the same aircraft on the same route.
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