Work on orders, email correspondence with customers and suppliers as well as answering enquiries from customers were just some of the tasks in which Sarah Deus (8th grade) from Schmallenberg gained insight on the Girls’ Day at the 23rd of Apr
During a tour through the warehouse of iGG the 14-year-old got to know several erosion control blankets and textiles and had a look at the different types of gabions.
The Girls’ Day, which meanwhile also exits as Boys’ Day – Boys - future day, was established in 2001 with the aim to familiarize girls with jobs in the fields of IT, trade, natural sciences and engineering, because traditionally women are under-represented in these fields.
Students of grades 5 to 10 have the opportunity on this day to gain a first insight into the world of work and companies possibly can already get to know their prospective trainees.
Which profession Sarah Deus will take up later, the secondary school pupil does not know yet exactly. “I do not want to commit myself right now, I first want to inform myself about different professions” explains Sarah.
The experience at the Internationale Geotextil GmbH could hopefully contribute a bit to Sarah’s choice of career.
Petra Steden explains to Sarah Deus how to respond to enquieries.