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The introduction presentation into engineering society...
Types of Engineering:
Careers in Engineering
Employ hundreds of different types of engineers in fields from electronics to futurology
A variety of routes from apprenticeships to graduate schemes
Opportunities for careers all over the UK in civilian and military contexts, and abroad
Product Development Engineers constantly needed within company
Focus on chemical and systems engineering disciplines
Direct employment and internship opportunities all over the world
What We Do…
Introduce you to the opportunities within engineering
Help with subject and careers advice
Trips to local industry and national events
Compete in national competitions
Give advice on work experience
Opportunities within Engineering:
Work Experience!!- guidance from application stage all the way through to the experience itself
Degree choices- league tables, open days and general things to consider
Apprenticeships- the facts and opportunities within companies
Awareness of the career you could have after study
A few facts…
People who graduate with engineering and science-based degrees earn 20% more than other graduates
Starting salaries range from £20-28 thousand
2.56 million jobs in engineering from 2012-2022
Opportunities in every country all over the world!
Help with subject and careers advice:
‘STEM’ subjects- science, technology, engineering, maths
Typical A-Level subjects include maths and physics but MANY other options
Different options beyond university- apprenticeships and gap-year schemes
We were in your position a year ago!
Trips to local industry and national events:
So many opportunities in the local area- 3M, Rolls Royce, BAE…
Women In Engineering events
Careers Fairs- Big Bang Fair
Compete in national competitions:
National Science and Engineering Competition
Talent 2030 Women In Engineering Competition
Bring your own ideas!
Advice on work experience:
Headstart EDT Schemes
Company Schemes- BAE Systems Engineering Taster Week
Local Companies- 3M
Take every opportunity you can get, work experience is INVALUABLE for engineering
Think of that Personal Statement!
Really useful websites…
For more of an introduction to engineering…
For subject help…
For work experience…