Royalty makes its way to Wayra London for the launch of its first Enternships careers fair

Royalty makes its way to Wayra London for the launch of its first Enternships careers fair

His Royal Highness (HRH) The Duke of York Prince Andrew stopped by at the Telef贸nica-backed Wayra startup accelerator in London today to celebrate the launch of the organisation鈥檚 first careers fair run in association with Enternships.

Wayra, based in central London, invited 100 of the UK鈥檚 鈥渕ost ambitious young鈥 graduates and undergraduates from the 鈥淯K鈥檚 best universities鈥 to come face-to-face with the tech founders, CTOs and other team members of the startups in the academy in a bid to give a better idea of what it is like to work as part of a startup.

鈥淚nitiatives such as this one are incredibly important if we are to help nurture and develop the next generation and empower them to reap the benefits of technology,鈥 Ronan Dunne, CEO of Telef贸nica聽UK, said. 鈥淲ayra Enternships provides the perfect platform to help drive our economic recovery by partnering young talent with the very best digital startups in the UK.鈥

The Wayra Enternships programme was designed to give recent, or soon to be, graduates a chance of working with some 鈥渙f the most incredible digital startups in the world鈥, Telef贸nica聽said.

The initiative is a part of Telef贸nica鈥檚聽Wayra-related goals, which include building a Telef贸nica聽Think Big community of more than 300,000 young people and enrolling 50,000 students in its Think Big school aimed at teaching digital literacy skills such as coding and robotics by 2015.

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