Lead the Charge
An exclusive paid internship in Sustainability with Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team
This is your opportunity to speed up your career
and drive a sustainable tomorrow.
Start your career from the pole position
If you are a tech enthusiast capable of combining technology and innovation to create sustainable solutions in a high-tech, data-driven environment, then now is your chance to step up to the forefront of Smart Industry and sustainability with Akkodis.
The Akkodis Lead the Charge program is a paid internship that offers a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for one candidate to work as a Sustainability & Environmental Data Consultant within the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team during the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship season. From the factory floor to the race track, you will gain a unique experience utilizing the latest technology to innovate and envision sustainable solutions in a high-tech, data-driven environment to help the Team advance its sustainability roadmap.
Applications for the 2024 championship season open September 12th. Students who are ready to graduate or graduates with a technical background and a passion for sustainability and motorsports are encouraged to apply. If you’re ambitious and ready to start at the top, you could be our next Lead the Charge champion. To find out more about this career-boosting opportunity, now in its 3rd year, just hit the play button below and watch the film or see the job description for details.
Sustainability & Environmental Data Consultant paid internship, 2024
Buckle up for the ride of your life on this exclusive paid internship where you will combine tech and innovation to create sustainable solutions in a high-tech, data-driven environment. As a member of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team's sustainability team, you will begin your incredible journey in Brackley, UK at the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team's HQ for the 2024 championship season. Working with the Team, you will help achieve their ambition to become the world’s most sustainable professional sports team across the 2024 Formula 1 World Championship.
Creative thinking, capability to drive impact and difference, and a passion for F1 is essential. Students who are ready to graduate or graduate professionals with a technical background who demonstrate a performance focused mind-set are encouraged to apply!
- Support the Sustainability Team to deliver the sustainability strategy
- Analyze sustainability performance across Net Zero, resource consumption and ecological protection
- Support carbon accounting across all emissions scopes
- Support maintenance and continuous improvement of the Team’s Environmental Management System (EMS) to ensure the retention of certifications including (ISO 14001 & FIA 3* Accreditation)
- Drive sustainable behavioral change through initiatives, training and upskilling department teams
- Awareness of key sustainability principles, industry trends and best practice standards
- Experience collecting, analyzing, and communicating complex data
- Strong technology competencies, strategic planning, project development and delivery
- Agility across multiple projects and good stakeholder management across the organization
- Driven and self-motivated, resilient in highly challenging and fast-paced environment
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Relocation Travel Costs
Fixed term of 12 months (March 1, 2024 - February 28, 2025)
*Onboarding/handover period from February 19, 2024
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Thank you to all who submitted questions about the Akkodis Lead the Charge Sustainability & Environmental Data Consultant role and what it will be like to work with the world champion Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team.
Akkodis has gathered your most frequently asked questions and sat down with Alice Ashpitel, Head of Sustainability at the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team in a Q&A session to answer them for you and discuss the main objectives of the role to drive innovative initiatives and create a more sustainable future together with the Team throughout the 2024 Formula 1 season. Click on the video link below to watch the session.
Lead the Charge 2023
Maryam Shaban, selected to join the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team for the 2023 FIA World Championship Season.
Lead the Charge 2022
Shreyas Raman, selected to join the Mercedes EQ Formula E Team for the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Season.
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