Manchester student wins TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year award

Celine receiving her award from Sir Trevor McDonald and Joanne Normans Programmes Team Leader from EDF Energy
Celine (centre) receiving her award from Sir Trevor McDonald and Joanne Normans Programmes Team Leader from EDF Energy

University of Manchester student Celine Dischamps, who is studying for an MEng in Chemical Engineering, has won a TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year Award, in the category of Low Carbon Undergraduate, sponsored by EDF Energy.

Her prize is a paid internship, a visit to a nuclear power station in France and an exclusive lunch with a Station Director.

Celine competed in a series of online tests, application forms, interviews and assessment exercises.  Celine and nine other undergraduates were invited to the final in Canary Wharf where the winner was announced by Sir Trevor McDonald. This award was one of twelve presented on the day, Manchester had five finalists in total.

Celine told us:

I am thrilled to have won the award. It has been an incredible experience and I would highly recommend students to apply for the awards next year. I have been given an amazing opportunity to work for EDF energy on a paid internship this summer.

I am very excited to discover more about the low carbon nuclear industry as I go on a Nuclear Power Station tour in France. I am very proud to have represented my University throughout the awards ceremony in Canary Wharf and to have met Sir Trevor McDonald. It is an honor to be this year’s Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year.

Awards of this type are a great experience. They give you the opportunity to experience an application and assessment centre process. Winners often get to undertake valuable work experience and/or expand their networks and experience via visits. Winning or being shortlisted is a significant achievement to add to your CV.

All Make The Most of Manchester Undergraduate

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