Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Joe Joins the Team

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Joe Joins the Team

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STUDENT Joe Corrigan, from Middlesbrough, has joined Barratt Homes North East on a "year out in industry" placement.

Joe, 23, who is studying for a civil engineering degree at Liverpool John Moores University, is working in the technical department at the Newcastle-based housebuilder.

He said: "I'm really enjoying it so far. There is quite a lot of variety in the work, which will help me make my mind up about where I'd like to go in my career.

"I'm looking forward to getting out on site and seeing projects progress, including the Grey Towers Village development at Nunthorpe, where the company is building 295 homes under the David Wilson Homes brand.

"The people I'm working with are very friendly and giving me lots to do. I feel that I'm contributing something to the company and getting paid as well."

Joe, who lives in Linthorpe, attended Newlands School and St Mary's College.

"I was always interested in science at school and when I was looking at degree courses I was attracted to engineering," he said. …

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