Jan Čech, student of FEEC, visited Veolia Summer School 2019
The 10th edition of Veolia Summer School has just ended. From 30 June to 8 July, 36 master students from various universities and schools discovered Veolia and its activities. Launched in 2010, every summer Veolia Summer School welcomes students from all over the world to learn about Veolia's businesses, meet operational managers and visit its sites. It teaches future graduates about sustainable development and circular economy issues.
For the 10th consecutive year, the 2019 edition brought together 36 students from 31 universities in 20 countries – with ever more diversity in the courses (data science, IT, human resources, engineering, etc.) and gender (21 women and 15 men). 10 days of training on the Veolia Campus in Jouy-le-Moutier (Ile-de-France) during which students discovered the Group's activities, met various experts, operational managers and HR staff, and visited Veolia sites. And to better understand sustainable development and circular economy issues, they worked on a case study, "Smart city 2025", with the goal of designing a global, intelligent and digital solution for cities combining three Group activities - water, energy, waste - in a single strategic vision.
Students who are starting their last year of a master's degree, engineering degree or business school, recommended by their higher education institution and selected by Veolia, are eligible for the program. This year Brno University of Technology was represented by Jan Čech, student of Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication and also distant student of Faculty of Business and Management BUT.