EADS Named Favourite Employer by French Engineering Students

Toulouse10 April 2013

EADS has been selected as the favourite employer of French engineering students for the seventh consecutive year, after receiving the prestigious 2013 Universum and Trendence Awards.

The Universum and Trendence research institutes each polled over 60,000 students enrolled in around 120 business and engineering schools and universities. The surveys focused on what French students (for example ENSAM, ENSEA, ESTACA, ISAE/SUPAERO, ESSEC, HEC) expect of their future employer and their careers.

Its results yielded top rankings for EADS and its Divisions Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter. In 2013, the Group plans to recruit 2,300 new employees in France. Thierry Baril, Chief Human Resources Officer at EADS and Airbus, said: "We are very proud to receive these awards for the 7th consecutive year. EADS offers fascinating international career opportunities in the design, manufacturing and support of our innovative products, and we are delighted that this has been recognised by potential future employees. These awards highlight that we are on track to attract the best talents in a very competitive recruitment market”.

In the field of engineering, the EADS Group’s recruitment experts have a strong focus on Stress and Structural Analysis, Structural Design, Systems Engineering, Architecture, Avionics, Electronic and Electrical Systems, Lean Experts and Supply Chain Quality Field Engineers.

For further career opportunities, see EADS Careers web site at http://www.jobs.eads.com/.

About EADS

EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2012, the Group – comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter – generated revenues of € 56.5 billion and employed a workforce of over 140,000.


Matthieu Duvelleroy
Corporate Media Relations France
Airbus Group
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