Google joins line-up of sponsors for the 2018 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards
Friday, January 19, 2018

GTI, organisers of the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards, is delighted to announce Google as sponsor for the apprentice of the year award at this years’ event.

Google join an already impressive list of sponsors, including headline partner Clifford Chance and National Student Pride, who is this year’s special partner. The Apprentice of the Year Award will celebrate the accomplishments of one of the most successful apprentices.

Maya Tudor, EMEA Apprenticeships Program Manager at Google, said:

“Google is proud to be sponsoring the apprentice of the year award… Apprenticeships have evolved into a unique opportunity for people who want to work while studying. This award will help raise awareness of the important role apprenticeships can have on developing practical skills while complementing that with studies.”

Simon Rogers, director at Group GTI, said:

“We are thrilled that Google have decided to sponsor the apprentice of the year award for the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018. The awards are a great opportunity for organisations to showcase the work they are doing in terms of early recruitment, as well as a chance to promote any early recruitment solutions that they are offering.”

Running now for 14 years, the awards are considered the most influential graduate and entry-level recruitment awards in Europe, attracting an audience of well over a thousand recruiters, agencies, universities and professional bodies.

Other sponsors of the awards include The Guardian, TeachFirst, trendence UK, ACCA, AGCAS, Blackbridge Communications, BT, Capp, CEB, CGI, Colt, cut-e, Hodes, HSBC, Inmarsat, L’Oréal, Laing O’Rourke, University of Leicester, Lidl, Lloyd’s, NFU Mutual, Pearson College, RSM, TJX Europe, TMP Worldwide, UK Power Networks and Vodafone. Sponsorship opportunities are limited, but some are still available.

There is a week left to submit entries to the highly-coveted student panel awards, which consist of 12 awards, voted on and determined exclusively by students, including Apprentice of the year. If you think your early talent recruitment skills stand out above all others, visit to submit your entries.

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