Star Wars Day stunt for Brighton job seeker

A Brighton job seeker has today had her CV launched into space on Star Wars Day - May 4th.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 5:17 pm
A mock-up of Lucy Russell's space-travelling CV

A Brighton job seeker has today had her CV launched into space on Star Wars Day - May 4th.

Lucy Russell 22, won the first prize of a competition by online job website Zoek, to have her CV placed on a digital billboard and sent into the skies hydrogen-filled balloon.

A spokesperson said: “The launch vehicle constructed and flown by aerospace company Sent Into Space, also carried tracking equipment to retrieve the craft after the balloon burst, and cameras which filmed the stunning view of the CVs against the backdrop of the Earth from above.”

Star Wars fans appear in costume in Taiwan, to mark a May the 4th be with you event (Photo by Sam Yeh / AFP) (Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images) SUS-210405-164929001

Lucy, who is looking for a marketing internship, said: “It’s a very exciting and unique experience! It has certainly brightened up my job search and will be an excellent story to tell employers, family and friends. I think it’s really important to seize every opportunity, even if it is not something you initially considered.”

Visit https://zoek.uk/about to find out more about Zoek and for more details about Sent Into Space, visit https://www.sentintospace.com/