Placement: TDK Lambda TY840

Join TDK Lambda for an immersive STEM Insight placement that will give you first hand experience of STEM careers in action and the wealth of job roles available for your students.


Location: TDK Lambda Kingsley Avenue, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 8ES

Five day placements are available with TDK Lambda at their site in North Devon, throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by a £1,000 ENTHUSE bursary.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to:

The final part of the programme is a one-day professional development experience, held four to six months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.

Going on a placement with TDK Lambda will help you to:

  • inspire your students – see first-hand the wide range of careers available to students in the electronics industry, by working alongside employees from teams working in Design engineering, safety and testing, research and development, mechanical engineering, etc. Understand about the future employment opportunities and what this industry can offer your students
  • 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 an electronics company, gain ideas for future collaboration (eg work experience, mentoring, speakers). Develop your own understanding on how real life engineering and design 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

Employer background
TDK-Lambda UK is a unit of the TDK Corporation, a leading global electronics company. TDK-Lambda UK was established in 1959 as Coutant Electronics and is now Britain's largest designer and manufacturer of both standard and configurable AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies. TDK-Lambda UK supply AC-DC power supplies, DC-DC converters, Programmable (Laboratory) power supplies and EMC/EMI filters to the UK market. .
To find out more about TDK Lambda visit their website


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 or college
  • an invaluable CPD opportunity which will equip your school or college to respond to the Government’s careers strategy

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