EIT InnoEnergy Master School has innovation and industry at the very heart of all its programmes which means that vast majority of students are employed right after graduation with 83% remaining in Europe.
The knowledge and connections provided to students have helped them start companies themselves or find excellent jobs in one of the start-ups in the extensive EIT InnoEnergy portfolio – with 350+ student/graduate placements so far! Let’s look at just a few of the many ways EIT InnoEnergy prepares students to find their perfect work.
The competencies students acquire during their studies are valuable in many roles where innovation and game-changing are high on the agenda. To gain a complete overview of the roles in various size energy companies, students have access to top industry events like The Business Booster. Last year, 30 master’s students supported EIT InnoEnergy portfolio companies exhibiting in Lisbon. Gabriel Lesjak, MSc in Energy for Smart Cities student, reflects: “You can directly engage with many portfolio companies and learn what could be your future.”
MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems alumnus Emet Zeitz attended the event for NetZero Insights as their Business Developer, a role earned after completing his master’s internship there. He shares, “The programme prepared me for what I do now in many ways. It gave me a broad overview of the entire energy transition and the new technologies involved – and improved my entrepreneurship, leadership, and communication skills.”
EIT InnoEnergy prepares students to take on the future – and being one of Europe’s top impact investors with a vast portfolio including over 500+ supported start-ups, students have unparalleled opportunities. It’s a clear advantage whether you want to start your own business – or work for a leading company or start-up. So, take the first step to get YOUR foot in the door! Explore our master’s programmes here.