Fostering the Development of People and University Communities Across APAC for Long-Term Sustainability
Coronavirus impacted students enrolled in internships like everyone else. Learn how Schneider Electric put together e-learning and project simulations to create short and long term opportunities for students.
One key element of Building the Workforce of the Future for Schneider Electric is strong relationships with universities to educate and equip the best and the brightest young talent to become the energy efficiency leaders of tomorrow and grow Schneider’s talent pipeline. When the Covid-19 Crisis hit students worldwide were having internships cancelled. Schneider wanted to provide them with an opportunity to learn and get exposure and so worked quickly to launch their first Global Virtual Student Experience designed to provide students with a way to engage with Schneider Electric through e-learning and project simulations. The Global Virtual Student Experience brought in incredible interest with 70,000 clicks, 7000 applicants, from 99 countries which led to 812 admitted. During this session you will discover how Schneider:
- Reacted to the COVID-19 crisis building a Virtual Student Experience
- Reimagined internships and have built a longer-term virtual student internship program in Asia
- Rolled out an internal mobility platform for the existing workforce to engage, develop and provide short term and long-term opportunities for employees across the globe.