Maria Whittingham, pupil recruitment supervisor at CGI, embraced a golden possibility 5 years ago whenever she embarked for a sponsored level apprenticeship.
Gaining a debt-free, BA (Hons) level while simultaneously gaining valuable work experience with us had been, in her very own own words, “invaluable”. Now, 5 years on, we consult with Maria to discover just exactly what life is a lot like at CGI.
You work with a male-dominated industry sector – exactly how has CGI ensured you are feeling welcome into the environment that is working?
I’ve constantly experienced supported at CGI.
We joined up with in 2014 in the sponsored level apprenticeship. Initially, I became concerned me would be limited that i’d miss out on the social side of university or that the network of people with similar interests to.
I needn’t have worried! There’s lots taking place at CGI. As an example, the activities and social club, which organises enjoyable tasks where you are able to fulfill like-minded individuals, therefore the ‘working together’ initiatives when you look at the workplaces.
Recently, CGI in addition has provided self-defence classes for females, that we think is excellent, because it offers the chance to discover a skill that is new.
The tradition at CGI is quite friendly and inviting and it also absolutely is like a work environment that is balanced! 继续阅读“How we’re kick-starting STEM careers for ladies”