YEP MED Talent is a 7-day long course that will take place in Barcelona and on board of a Ro-Pax vessel during a crossing between Barcelona and Civitavecchia starting on the 24th of May 2023 till the 31th of May 2023.
YEP MED Talent is a unique edition of a practical course workshop for students pre-selected from a pool of participants who completed the YEP MED trainings.
The course will take place over seven days in the city of Barcelona and on board of a Ro-Pax vessel between the Spanish city and the Italian city of Civitavecchia (the Gateway to Rome). For the pre-selected course participants, this will prove to be a transformative journey to further expand their skills and knowledge in intermodal transport, international trade and logistics, while also networking with other talented students from the eight different port communities that are represented in the YEP MED project.
YEP MED Talent offers a comprehensive understanding of the latest industry trends of international trade, as well as details on how to coordinate intermodal & sustainable transport chains, foster entrepreneurship, and attain innovation skills and attitudes – all of which is needed to thrive in today’s modern sector. This is accompanied with hands-on experiences in real-world operations, while receiving support and guidance from experienced professionals.
Applying for YEP MED Talent
As this is a highly exclusive edition of this training, spaces are limited to participants of the YEP MED course who have completed (or will have completed by the time the course begins) the vocational and occupational courses 2&3 editions of the project’s trainings. From those who apply, only 5 will be selected from each port community to participate. Once all applications are received, specific weighting will be carried out by the YEP MED project team to identify the successful candidates.
To apply, participants will need to
- Upload a cover letter, stating their motivations and expectations with regard to the YEP MED – Talent course (30%) *.
- Upload an introductory video in English, showing their professional expectations for their professional future (30%) *.
- Upload their resumé (CV) (20%) *.
- Upload a testimonial letter of recommendation from one of their teachers or internship tutor, validating their skills and competencies (20%) *.
The deadline to apply is March 15th, 2023.
A professional assessment
Throughout the training, course participants will be observed and evaluated by a team of professionals equipped with recruitment knowledge to help boost their professional profiles. Once the course is completed, this team will create assessment reports for each participant to complement the CVs of the participants, and to put at the disposal of the port logistics companies. In these reports, participants will be able to understand how to shape their skills and their expectations towards a career in logistics. These experts in recruiting will also be able to orientate the students to their best options, based on the strengths and weaknesses identified during the course.