New Girls of Track internship opens with Molly Taylor and Subaru Australia

Wednesday 06 March, 2024
Photos: Aimee Hyde and Oz Sport Photography
FIA Girls on Track participants aged between 18-24-years-old can have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience the dynamic world of motorsport via through a new media internship.

Proudly supported by Subaru Australia, the internship will be taking place at MaD Garage, a motorsport workshop co-owned by 2016 Bosch Motorsport Australia Rally Championship (ARC) winner Molly Taylor and Automotive Journalist Daniel Gardner.

Commencing in April, the internship will see the participant get a valuable insight into the broader automotive industry through a range of areas within the media and communications sector, including content creation, marketing and public relations.
The successful applicant will accompany Taylor to four rounds of the 2024 ARC season, contributing to content creation, PR and media activities, social media management, and team operations. The participant will also work on MaD Garage projects and participate in key Subaru Australia events, where they will have access to valuable communications and public relations mentoring.
View the full position description.
Taylor, who is also a FIA Girls on Track Ambassador, expressed her excitement about the opportunity.

"I'm incredibly proud to bring this scholarship to life. It's an idea I've been passionate about for a while, and seeing it come to fruition is a special moment,” Taylor said.

“With the support of Subaru Australia and Motorsport Australia, we're able to put action behind our words and hopefully be a part of someone's successful motorsport journey, inspiring more to join us in the automotive industry."

Managing Director of Subaru Australia, Blair Read, emphasised Subaru Australia’s support of the program.

"Subaru Australia is proud to support Molly in this program for FIA Girls on Track,” Read added.

“We're passionate about encouraging greater diversity in the automotive industry, and we're delighted to help provide one lucky participant exposure to just some of the countless avenues within the automotive sector in which you can explore and build a career.”
FIA Girls on Track Ambassador Jess Dane was highly supportive of the project and the opportunity it presents.
"This is an incredibly exciting project that presents a broad variety of opportunities," Dane explained.
"The right candidate should be able to absolutely grasp this with both hands and run because they will gain so much knowledge and have such a fun time while doing it.
"Between Molly, one of the best rally drivers in the world, and Subaru, a globally prestigious brand, the successful girl will be able to add some seriously impressive skills and contacts to her CV. Plus, it will undoubtedly be an absolute blast."
Apply for the program.
Interested participants have until 11:59pm AEDT on Sunday 24 March to register their interest, with Taylor sharing a rundown on the program during the FIA Girls on Track Panel Discussion at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2024.
The discussion will be taking place at the Innovation Hub Main Stage at 3:30pm AEDT on Friday 22 March.
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