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Engineering employers

Students are given introduction to a selection of Engineering employers. They consider some of the key employers that work in engineering sectors. Students complete a card sort activity of work undertaken by the companies that matches their logo from the Aerospace, Automotive, Communications, Electrical/Electronic...

What is structural engineering? Structural engineering for beginners

This presentation provides a great introduction to the work of structural engineers. Created by the The Institution of Structural Engineers, it provides an overview of the types of activities undertaken by structural engineers, examples of the impact that they make on society and provides an overview of the types...

Brompton Design

Will Carleysmith, senior designer at Brompton Bicycle, describes how designers need an understanding of materials and manufacturing processes are essential in his role. He explains how mathematics and CAD are used in the design process, as well as rapid prototyping techniques.

True Snowboards

This poster illustrates how expertise from designers, engineers and technologists is used to design and manufacture an innovative snowboard. It helps to illustrate how STEM industries offer many exciting career opportunities.

True Snowboards design, prototype and produce snowboards using innovative materials...

Fluvial

This poster describes four people in four different companies who all work together to produce an innovative flood defence system. To manufacture the produce requires the collaboration of designers, engineers, materials specialist and accountants. Each describes their jobs and how they became involved in the...

Cambridge Silicon Radio

This poster shows how STEM industries offer many exciting career opportunities. It features five electronics and engineering specialists working in the telecommunications industry. They develop a range of technology such as Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi.

The roles featured include:
* head of engineering...

Brompton Bicycle

This poster introduces five young people involved in the design, assembly and sale of innovative folding bicycles. The poster illustrates how STEM subjects can open career choices and also the variety of skills needed in an innovative modern company.

The featured employees include:
* product designer...

Born to Engineer - Adrian Westaway

Everything you touch, see and interact with has been engineered and designed. But for engineer Adrian Westaway, the best inventions need something more - a little bit of magic…

When he was 11 years old, Adrian Westaway wrote a letter to the famous...

Born to engineer - Faye Banks

The video  provides an interview with Faye Banks. Faye Banks is the north-east electrical transmission and asset manager for National Grid.  

Since growing up in care and returning to education to retake her GCSEs while working at a packing plant, she has become Young Women Engineer of the Year 2004 and...

Pushing Boundaries: Women In Engineering

Follow Women’s Engineering Society’s president Dawn Bonfield on her journey looking at some incredible and inspiring stories of female engineers past and present. 

This Born to Engineer film was produced for the ERA Foundation as part of a campaign to attract young people into engineering education and to...

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