Placement: Expedition Engineering Ltd TY828
Join award winning structural and civil engineering company Expedition Engineering, for a placement that will immerse you in real life STEM outside of the classroom.
Location: Expedition Engineering, The Clove Building, 4 Maguire Street , London SE1 2NQ
5 day placements are available with Expedition Engineering, throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding.
The final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience in London held 4-6 months after your placement.
This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.
Going on a placement at Expedition Engineering will help you to:
Widen access Inspire your students – gain an insight into the wide range of careers available in this industry, by working at their exciting central London office, you will experience first-hand the structural and engineering projects that pass through this engineering organisation on a daily basis. Meet with the engineers and professionals working in the company, learn about their roles, experiences, and the skills that they need to do their job.
Build strong links with a local employer – connect with a local employer to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making career choices and support the development of their employability skills. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a career in a leading engineering company, gain ideas for future collaboration (e.g. work experience, mentoring, speakers). Develop your own understanding on how real life engineering can inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study.
Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM, taking into consideration future growth areas within STEM industries and both academic and vocational career routes.
Expedition Engineering is an award winning structural and civil engineering design company based in London. They are the engineers behind many iconic projects from the London 2012 Velodrome to Las Arenas in Barcelona. Take a look here to see some of the projects that they have been involved in: http://expedition.uk.com/projects/
Their design engineering teams include specialists in civil, structural, environmental and infrastructure design.
They have helped design bridges, skyscrapers, airports, commercial and residential developments, cultural and educational buildings, with construction values range between £30,000 to £500m.
To find out more about Expedition Engineering, visit their website: http://expedition.uk.com/
Expedition Engineering is part of the Useful Simple Trust, a family of companies dedicated to blazing a trail in the design of the built environment.
The staff of Expedition Engineering share an office with a sustainability consultancy (Useful Simple Projects); an architecture practice (Useful Studio); a graphic design and communications consultancy (Thomas Matthews); a design and engineering education consultancy (Think Up).
This ENTHUSE bursary funded placement offers you a:
- unique chance to experience STEM work in modern industry and use this insight to transform careers guidance throughout your school
- invaluable CPD opportunity which will equip your school or college to respond to the Government’s careers strategy