Linde University Alliance Program off and running with symposium for five area universities

Oct 17, 2013, 08:47 ET from Linde North America

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde North America recently conducted a symposium for a group of its university partners at Linde's National Operations Center (NOC) in Stewartsville, New Jersey. The purpose of the symposium was to introduce Linde and its operations to the universities and to exchange information and ideas on Linde's recruiting programs and the universities' career counseling and outplacement services.  

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Linde Career Services personnel and engineering faculty members from Lehigh, Villanova, Rutgers, Stevens and Lafayette universities were active participants at the meeting. The one-day Linde session began with a welcome and overview of Linde operations, followed by a moderated discussion on best practices to reach the university students that Linde is seeking for its Intern Program and Undergraduate Development Programs -- Engineering Skills Development (ESD) and Marketing and Innovative Development (MID).

Joe Scott, Career Development specialist at Rutgers University Career Services, said, "I thoroughly enjoyed the program and learned a lot about Linde. The speakers were very informative and provided excellent overviews of their areas."

Maureen Piotti, coordinator, Employer Services at Villanova University Career Center, commented, "We're very excited to make this connection with Linde, especially with the information we learned about your excellent ESD and MID programs and internships for chemical and mechanical engineers."

Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2012 financial year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 15.280 bn (USD 19.9 bn). The strategy of the Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

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