Kickstart your student's career in engineering today. The engineering industry is one of the most interesting fields in the world, due to its wide-ranging nature. Pursuing a career within the industry can open a lot of doors and lead to roles across numerous areas including Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. That’s why this virtual work experience programme will leave no stone unturned. From structural analysis to data modelling, you’ll cover a whole range of crucial topics and skills that you’ll need during your career.
The work experience involves 10 hours of activity, split across 2 weeks.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem Solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Find an inspirational STEM volunteer from the world of work for engaging virtual career talks, activities and Q&A sessions.
Request a virtual 1-2-1 career talk with a professional from an engineering or construction company.
Primary Futures connects educators with inspiring volunteers from the world of work to plan engaging virtual activities from job talks to a 'What's My Line' game.