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Bugatti seeks a summer intern

2010-12-13 10:06

TOUGH JOB: As Bugatti’s PR intern you’ll be faced with copy-pasting flowery worded media releases, phoning celebrities and driving the car in the middle. Terrible prospect, isn’t it?

Are you a student with 20 hours a week to spare?

If so, then Bugatti needs somebody to deliver test cars, which means plenty of priceless Veyron wheel time.

In what can only be described as the ultimate motorhead's internship, Bugatti’s North American public relations office in Hendon, Virginia, has an opening for a part-time intern.

AS GOOD AS IT GETS

Working a rather relaxed 20 hours a week, the position requires only a basic level of Microsoft Office literacy - shortcut keys in MS Word, some Excel multiplication and Powerpoint logic. In return, you’ll meet of the most influential people in America and drive the world’s greatest supercar.

Plainly, this is as good as it gets if you are a petrolhead masquerading as a student.

Assisting Bugatti’s marketing manager with the support and transportation of Veyrons seems to be the internship’s real sweetener – as very few people will ever get to drive one of these extremely rare supercars.

GIVE TOM A CALL

Organising cars for media events and liaising with customers is part of the job. What does that entail? Well, you'll be expected to phone Ralph Lauren and Tom Cruise to find out if they're confirmed for their latest Bugatti advanced driving tuition.

Unfortunately, having damaged media-fleet cars swiftly repaired will be part of the intern’s responsibilities, too.

Considering the celebrity list of Veyron owners, this short internship could easily set one up for career success.

So, if you are currently enrolled in tertiary education and feel you can produce an aesthetically pleasing Powerpoint presentation, drive a Veyron without complaining and ensure Jay-Z’s service issues are quickly resolved, then follow the link and apply.
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