How to apply to the Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize Include photos or create figures to support your arguments You can adjust the font-size, but no smaller than 14 Please be concise and provide evidence where it exists Ensure you enclose evidence of your student status in 2012 or 2013 Make sure you submit full contact details Delete this slide once you are finished Deadline: Midday on Friday, 17 th May (but before works too!) Please read all slides before starting to fill in your application Winners will be announced in an Awards ceremony on 13 th June 2013
Remember The submitted idea must contribute towards reducing C02 emissions in the capital. Proposals can be for anything as long as it meets the judging criteria. This includes designing a prototype for a new technology, conducting a pilot project to test more efficient ways of doing things or overcoming existing barriers to uptake. It could also be for a research project or dissertation which would result in practical recommendations for actions to reduce carbon emissions in the capital.
Judging criteria Originality – what is original about your idea? Practicality – how will your idea be put into action Clarity – keep your idea simple and clear – does your granny understand it? Carbon emissions reductions – does this apply to one person or everyone in London Broader sustainability benefits – does your idea also help biodiversity, reduce waste or create jobs?
Internship criteria Do you want to be considered for a Siemens Internship? Yes/No If YES, Siemens look for certain competencies: Communication Skills- your application will demonstrate how clearly and persuasively your idea comes across, should you be shortlisted you will have the opportunity to communicate face to face with the Siemens Internship selection group Initiative – your application demonstrates this Drive and Motivation – Siemens only invests time and training in people who want to be successful and have the ambition and energy to make it happen – your application and your participation in the Mayor’s Low Carbon Prize 2013 demonstrates this. You may wish to highlight these competencies in your application
Siemens Internships Instructions Provide 1-page CV* Siemens look for certain competencies, please respond to each competency in relation to your low carbon idea: 1.Customer Focus –How does your low carbon idea meet customer needs? 2.Commercial Awareness – As well as being sustainable, how will your idea be profitable over the long-term? Can your idea be brought forward to a global market? 3.Analytical Thinking – How can you support your idea using statistics, words and imagery? 4.Team Working – Ideally who, or what type of person, would you want to work with you in your team? How could your idea be realised and delivered collaboratively? * If you are submitting a group application, individual team member CVs and individual answers are required. Please see FAQs on http://www.london.gov.uk/priorities/environment/mayors-low-carbon-prize for more information. http://www.london.gov.uk/priorities/environment/mayors-low-carbon-prize
Siemens Internships “ Enthusiasm about Siemens and our products will definitely help. You might want to do some research to find out more about what we do ” Fei Business Graduate
9 [Project Title] Name of individual or group: Course of study: University/college: Year of study: undergraduate/postgraduate year 1, 2, 3 Contact details for lead applicant* Email: Telephone: Postal address: Disclaimer: The individual or group herby confirms the proposed idea is original work and hold ownership(s) of any intellectual property rights associated with the submitted proposal. The proposal will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
10 * Contact details for other group members if applicable: Second Email: Telephone: Postal address: Do you want to be considered for a Siemens Internship? Yes/No Third Email: Telephone: Postal address: Do you want to be considered for a Siemens Internship? Yes/No Fourth Email: Telephone: Postal address: Do you want to be considered for a Siemens Internship? Yes/No Fifth Email: Telephone: Postal address: Do you want to be considered for a Siemens Internship? Yes/No
Overall Project Goals - Problem The problem I am addressing is:
Overall Project Goals - Solution My low carbon idea for solving this problem is:
How my idea will be put into action: Practicality
If I were to tell my Granny about my idea I would say…. Clarity
Estimated carbon savings, how many people or places my low carbon idea would apply to: Carbon Emissions Reductions
How my idea helps in other ways: Sustainability Benefits
Proof of my being a student registered at a London college or university in 2012 or 2013 Eligibility
How my idea meets customer needs: Siemens Internship Customer Focus
My low carbon idea is supported through the following numbers, words and images: Siemens Internship Analytical Thinking
How my low carbon idea could be profitable over the long-term: Siemens Internship Commercial awareness
How my low carbon idea can be delivered collaboratively and who I would involve: Siemens Internship Team Working
Who I am / we are: Siemens Internship About me / us
24 Please tweet that you have sent your application NOW to @MLCPrize Deadline for submission: midday 17 th May 2013 Contact details for support: firstname.lastname@example.org Please send this powerpoint application by email to: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org