Developing the Engineers of the Future
At the heart of Trondheim, within the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), a new generation of engineers and technologists is emerging. Driven by a mutual desire to acquire practical and job-relevant experience and competence, they choose to invest their spare time alongside demanding studies on groundbreaking project work.
Mingling with Purpose
After the formal presentations, it was time for pizza and casual mingling. Not surprisingly, this was highly appreciated among the students. The casual setting made it easier to ask questions and establish new, or strengthen existing, relationships between our employees and the students.
"Recruitment is about building relationships," says John Løvlie, Department Manager for the electronics department "eWorks" in Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, one of those representing the company and conducting speed interviews with several students. He was deeply impressed by what he saw.
"The expertise these young talents develop around interdisciplinary teamwork and technological development is something for which the industry should be forever grateful, and collaboration with student projects is undeniably strategically important, not just for KONGSBERG, but for Norwegian industry," Løvlie stated.