• Work Experience
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Website Formula Careers

Careers in Motorsport

Work Experience Placement with Formula Careers

 

About Us:

At Formula Careers, we’re passionate about helping students and professionals find their path into the motorsport industry. Founded by a mother and daughter with a mission to demystify the journey into a career in motorsport, we’ve become a go-to resource for insider tips, industry insights on jobs in motorsport, and inspiring success stories. Our platform bridges the gap between aspiration and achievement, offering guidance on study paths, career transitions, and the mindset needed to succeed in motorsport. We believe in being disruptive, innovative, and always striving to do things better than before.

We understand the importance of making connections and networking within the industry to further our careers, so we made sure this is at the very heart of our work experience opportunities.

✅ Download our ‘Pathways to Work Experience in Motorsport’ PDF here: Pathways to Work Experience in Motorsport 2024

Placement Overview:

We’re excited to offer two dynamic month-long work experience placements. These unpaid roles are designed to be completed in your spare time, making them perfect for students or professionals looking to gain invaluable experience in the motorsport industry. Each placement will focus on interviewing industry professionals about their career paths, with a twist:

These interviews will be tailored to the successful applicant’s specific area of interest within motorsport, ensuring that the placement will be suitable not only for content creators but anybody wanting to work in the industry, allowing you to create relationships with people who are already in the roles you aspire to be in.

Successful applicants will have their own dedicated profile page on www.formulacareers.com featuring all their interviews and a link to their LinkedIn profile.


 

Placement Focus Areas:

  • Formula 1 (F1)
  • Other Motorsport Series (eg:, IndyCar, Formula E, F1 Academy, Moto GP, etc)

 


 

Key Responsibilities (with support):

  • Research and Networking (with support):
    • Identify and connect with industry professionals in your chosen focus area.
    • Build a list of potential interviewees, including team members and other key figures who can share their career journeys.
  • Interview Coordination (with support):
    • Reach out to industry professionals to request email interviews.
    • Prepare thoughtful and engaging interview questions that delve into their career journey, challenges, and advice for aspiring professionals.
    • Ensure all interviews are approved by the interviewee’s communications department if applicable.
  • Special Project (with support):
    • Participate in a unique project designed to gather valuable insights from industry professionals.
    • Compile and organise responses for publication.
    • Ensure permissions are obtained to use the responses and credits are appropriately given.
  • Content Creation (with support):
    • Conduct and compile email interviews, ensuring they are well-structured and insightful.
    • Ensure interviews are ready for publication on our website and social media channels.

 

Support and Mentorship:

  • Dedicated Brainstorming Room: Access to a dedicated brainstorming room on Discord for support and collaboration.
  • Direct Mentoring: Ongoing mentoring and support from Louise, including direct guidance and feedback as needed, via the Discord group.

 

What You’ll Gain:

  • Industry Insights: Direct access to professionals in the motorsport industry, learning first-hand about their career paths and advice.
  • Networking Opportunities: Build connections with industry insiders that could be beneficial for your future career.
  • Content Creation Experience: Enhance your skills in conducting interviews and content writing.
  • Promotion and Visibility: Your completed interviews will be posted on our socials, helping to elevate your professional visibility.
  • Online Portfolio: A dedicated blog-style profile page on our website to showcase your work, making it easier for industry professionals to find and recognise your contributions.
  • Certificate of Completion: Receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of your placement, adding a valuable credential to your CV.

 

Suitable For:

  • Aspiring Motorsport Professionals: Ideal for anyone looking to break into the motorsport industry, including students, recent graduates, or professionals considering a career change.
  • Specialised Students and Enthusiasts: Perfect for individuals interested in specific areas like engineering, HR, marketing, hospitality, law, finance, or general operations within motorsport.
  • Networking Enthusiasts: Perfect for individuals who recognise the importance of building a strong professional network within the industry.

 

Expected Outcome:

By the end of this placement, we hope you will:

  • Have a robust understanding of various career paths within the motorsport industry.
  • Build a strong professional network with industry insiders.
  • Gain practical experience in conducting interviews and creating professional content.
  • Have an online portfolio showcasing your work on a reputable platform.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion, enhancing your CV and career prospects.

 

Age Requirement: Applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply for this work experience placement.

Remote Work Considerations: This is a remote opportunity and is open to applicants worldwide. Please note that while the opportunity is designed to be flexible, participants should ensure they can collaborate effectively considering potential time zone differences.

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to dive into the world of motorsport and gain unique insights from industry professionals, we’d love to hear from you. Apply now!

Opportunity closes for applications: 23.59 BST, July 14th, 2024.

Due to the expected volume of applications we regret that we are unable to offer feedback if your application was unsuccessful.

Note: All content created during the placement will be published on your profile page on our website and remain there indefinitely unless you request its removal.

To apply for this job please visit formulacareers.com.