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Careers in Operational Research (O.R.)

These videos, produced by the O.R Society, aim to explain what Operational Research (O.R.) is through a wide range of case studies and can be used to highlight ‘real-life’ applications of mathematics. The videos can also be used to help make career choices as they demonstrate the variety and type of work that...

Engaging Maths

A resource from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which explores the role of the mathematical sciences in our lives - in security, telecommunications and the internet, the environment, finance and economics, industry, transport and travel, and in medicine and biology.

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STEM Ambassador top tips

We've put together a series of top tip guidance and advice documents that aim to help you with creating and delivering activities:

Stem Ambassador Spotlight Profile

My Stem Ambassdor Spotlight

People like me guidance

Developed by the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) campaign, the People Like Me approach is an initiative designed to speak to girls aged 11-14 on their terms and demonstrate that STEM is very much for “people like them”. The two-and-a-half-hour People Like Me training for STEM Ambassadors covers the...

People like me long session

This session allows Stem Ambassadors to work with groups to help students to make career decisions,  think about how they will fit in when choosing their own future directions. The session highlights which job roles can suit individual personalities – these roles are not restricted to STEM...

People like me mothers and daughters session

This session aims to help students to make career decisions, as they can think about how they will fit in when choosing their own future directions
The session highlights which job roles can suit individual personalities – these roles are not restricted to STEM industries but where STEM knowledge is...

Stem Ambassador experience videos

We know that sometimes it can be difficult to visualise what STEM Ambassadors actually do.

Even after speaking to colleagues who are old hands at delivering activities, questions can still remain. Why do I need to meet the teacher first? What if the students are bored? How do I make it relevant...

IMA maths careers resources

Six mathematical career case studies from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.

* Robyn Smith Operational Research

* Ruth Amos Inventor, business owner and trustee

* Zoe Kelson Mathematician and Business Development Manager

* Claire Burke Climate change attribution scientist...

Financial Consultant

Ian is an independent financial advisor for Valiant, he discusses his role in this video. Ian spent time in both France and Germany as a teenager and had a variety of jobs having completed a degree before becoming an independent financial advisor. Ian explains that a key part of being successful is having good...

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