MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPP - Infiniti Engineering Academy offers Canadian students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Renault Sport Formula One

MONTREAL, June 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Infiniti's global search is underway for the best and brightest engineering talent to work with Infiniti Motor Company and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.

Infiniti's new Technical Partnership with the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team includes, as a crucial component, this unique automotive-to-Formula One™ training program for brilliant young engineers.

For the first time in Canada, one Canadian engineering student will have the unique opportunity to secure a once-in-a-lifetime work placement across automotive and Formula One™ engineering. Split equally between Infiniti (six months) and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team (six months), the selected student will go through an integrated training and mentoring programme with world leading engineers.

On Thursday, June 9th at 5:30 p.m., representatives of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy will be holding a media round-table and student presentation at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, providing Canadian students with information on how they can jumpstart their engineering careers.

Join us to speak with representatives of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy and witness them teach students how to go from graduation to the grid!

For more information on the Infiniti Engineering Academy, please visit:


Daniel Sanham, 2015 UK winner of the Infiniti Engineering Academy

Tommaso Volpe, Global Motorsport Director, Infiniti Motor Company

Frédéric Vasseur, Racing Director, Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.


Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Media round-table at 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Student presentation at 6:00 p.m.



3480 rue University,

Room MC204, Montreal,

QC, H3A 0E9 


Stephanie Ronson

Cohn & Wolfe

Tel: 647-259-3278



SOURCE Infiniti

For further information: Contacts: Didier Marsaud, Director, Corporate Communications, Nissan Canada, Tel: 905-629-6400, Email:

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