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Technology Work Experience

Get the skills and insight to kickstart a career in Technology.

Technology Work Experience

Kickstart your 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. 

Students can:

  • gain the skills and insight by completing our virtual work experience programme
  • get a clear understanding of what working in the industry will actually look like
  • complete real work and assignments and interact with industry professionals during live webinar sessions
  • upon completion, receive a certificate to add to their CV and/or personal statement

Duration

The work experience involves 10 hours of activity, split across 2 weeks.

Learning outcomes

  • 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

Subjects and topics

    • Design and Technology

Gatsby benchmarks

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:

  • Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees
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