ENTHUSE Placements

ENTHUSE Placements (formerly STEM Insight) provide a unique opportunity for education staff to experience life in a modern industry or university. They are currently only open to staff from schools and colleges that are part of our ENTHUSE Partnerships.

Described as professionally life-changing, ENTHUSE Placements equip teachers, technicians and support staff with real-life knowledge and experience, helping to bring careers to life in the classroom. Whether you’d like to attend a placement or are looking to host a placement of your own, you can play a part in inspiring the future workforce. 

If you are interested in finding out how to get involved you can find out more on our ENTHUSE Partnerships webpage.

STEM Insight impact


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Placements are available at employers and universities across the UK. 

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Showcase what your business or department does by hosting a placement.

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Placement stories

Embedding good careers guidance in the curriculum

Good careers guidance should be a cornerstone of any well-rounded curriculum, with learners being empowered to make informed choices on their future. For many years, careers guidance in schools and colleges has often lacked rigour and is likely partly responsible for the decline in recruitment to STEM-related careers.For various reasons, children and...

A Wellcome Insight into STEM careers

As a biology teacher, there are few more exciting opportunities than spending a week on placement at biomedical research organisations, Wellcome Trust and the Crick Institute. We went with an aim to find out more about the range of STEM careers in large science organisations, and for both of us as teachers at Liverpool Life Sciences UTC and City...

Back to school to inspire engineers of the future

 At Highways England we believe our roads connect businesses, families and friends. Yet the country faces a shortage of the people that build them, especially engineers. That’s why at Highways England, we are very focused on inspiring young people to consider engineering as a rewarding career.Working at the company’s Bristol office, I have the...