Lead the Charge
An exclusive paid internship in Sustainability with Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team

Are you ready to put your career in pole position?
This is your opportunity to speed up your career
and drive a sustainable tomorrow.
 

Akkodis Lead the Charge - One Season, Your Career in Pole Position

The Akkodis Lead the Charge program is a paid internship opportunity that offers a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for one candidate to join the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team for one Formula 1 World Championship season. The program is designed to encourage graduating students and young tech-professionals with a strong passion for sustainability and motorsports to advance sustainability through data analytics, technology, and innovation.

Congratulations to Kim Quaghebeur, the Akkodis Lead the Charge candidate selected to join the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team for the 2024 FIA World Championship Season!

Kim will take on a Sustainability and Environmental Data Consultant role and will work alongside experts at the Brackley-based Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team to develop and implement solutions and work towards a more sustainable future.

Inspired by her experience organizing an international solidarity and sustainability project in Bolivia, Kim went on to earn her bachelor’s in mechanical engineering with a major in renewable energy at the University of Adelaide. There, Kim also became heavily involved in leading the university’s student motorsport team. Upon learning of her selection, Kim said: "Akkodis Lead the Charge has presented me with the best opportunity I could hope for. Leveraging my university education and fueled by my passion for both sustainability and motorsports, I am eager to contribute to the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team and actively take part in their vision for a more sustainable future in the world of motorsports."

Congratulations to Maryam Shaban, the Akkodis Lead the Charge candidate selected to join the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team for the 2023 FIA World Championship Season.

Maryam will take on a Sustainability Project Consultant role and will work alongside experts at the Brackley-based Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team to develop and implement solutions and work towards a more sustainable future.

Graduating with a Masters of Environment and Sustainability from the University of Western Ontario and having gained experience as a junior policy analyst with Environment Climate Change Canada, Maryam is passionate about sustainability. She exclaims, "I am excited that Akkodis has given me the chance to work on sustainability strategies with Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team! It is truly an incredible opportunity for me to take part in the development and advancement of various sustainability initiatives."

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Congratulations to Shreyas Raman, the Akkodis Lead the Charge candidate selected to join the Mercedes EQ Formula E Team for the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Season.

Shreyas Raman who was in his final year of his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Yale University joined the Mercedes-EQ Season 8 ABB FIA Formula E World Champion Team in 2022. The perfect candidate for this unique opportunity, Shreyas had motorsport experience in race engineering in US Formula 4, where he engineered Yale’s first all-electric car for Formula Hybrid competition - highlighting his skills with a 1st place prize for project management.

Shreyas’ passion for motorsports, and especially on innovation in electric vehicles, was evident from his first application, where he said ‘’When I found out about the Lead the Charge opportunity, I knew I had to apply right away. I have grasped every opportunity to build a career at the intersection of motorsport and electric mobility, and I am driven by a strong belief in racing for the future. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team is one that I have sought for years and hope to make the most of.’’

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