Linde University Alliance Program off and running with symposium for five area universities

Linde University Alliance Program off and running with symposium for five area
                                 universities

PR Newswire

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Oct. 17, 2013

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Oct.17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Linde
North America recently conducted a symposium for a group of its university
partners at Linde's National Operations Center (NOC) in Stewartsville, New
Jersey. The purpose of the symposium was to introduce Linde and its operations
to the universities and to exchange information and ideas on Linde's
recruiting programs and the universities' career counseling and outplacement
services.

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Linde Career Services personnel and engineering faculty members from Lehigh,
Villanova, Rutgers, Stevens and Lafayette universities were active
participants at the meeting. The one-day Linde session began with a welcome
and overview of Linde operations, followed by a moderated discussion on best
practices to reach the university students that Linde is seeking for its
Intern Program and Undergraduate Development Programs -- Engineering Skills
Development (ESD) and Marketing and Innovative Development (MID).

Joe Scott, Career Development specialist at Rutgers University Career
Services, said, "I thoroughly enjoyed the program and learned a lot about
Linde. The speakers were very informative and provided excellent overviews of
their areas."

Maureen Piotti, coordinator, Employer Services at Villanova University Career
Center, commented, "We're very excited to make this connection with Linde,
especially with the information we learned about your excellent ESD and MID
programs and internships for chemical and mechanical engineers."

Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and
engineering company with around 62,000 employees in more than 100 countries
worldwide. In the 2012 financial year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 15.280
bn (USD 19.9 bn). The strategy of the Group is geared towards long-term
profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business
with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its
shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in
every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The
company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of
customer value and sustainable development.

For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com

SOURCE Linde North America

Website: http://www.linde.com
Contact: Amy Ficon, Linde corporate communications, 908-771-1491,
amy.ficon@linde.com