STEM Insight

STEM Insight placements provide a unique opportunity for education staff to experience life in a modern industry or a leading university.

Described as professionally life-changing, STEM Insight 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. 

STEM Insight impact


Attend a STEM Insight placement

Placements are available at employers and universities across the UK. 


Attend a placement

Host a STEM Insight placement

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


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STEM Insight stories

Research highlights a need for businesses to support careers in STEM

A recent survey has highlighted the importance for businesses to do more to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers in schools.The survey, carried out by Atomik Research for Centrica, the owner of British Gas, involved 1,401 secondary teachers and 1,063 pupils aged 14 to 18....

Help build your workforce of the future

STEM Insight brings the opportunity for industry and universities to provide immersive experiences for teachers, supporting them to better understand the diverse range of STEM careers and career paths available to young people.It allows the opportunity for low cost, small scale business investment with long term,...

From industry to award ceremony: my STEM Insight journey

The organisation I work for actively encourages staff to participate in various CPD as it directly benefits staff and learners by introducing new ideas and innovation.This is done both informally and formally using training days and departmental meetings. When I approached my line manger about the STEM Insight programme and the possibility of spending a...