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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 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...

Junior software engineer

Malcolm is a junior software engineer at Realtime Worlds, he discusses his role in this video. The role is an entry level code programming role. At school he studied Advanced Level Maths, which greatly helped him during his studies of  Computer games technology at Dundee University. He took part in a digital...

Software engineer

Stuart is a software engineer with IBM, he discusses his role in this video. The role involves writing code to test new software developing new software. An avid sport fan, having grown up in the north east, he enjoyed studying maths, physics and IT at school and continued to university to pursue software...

ICT specialist

Kayleigh is an ICT specialist for RAF Whittering, she discusses her role in this video. As an ICT specialist she supports IT equipment at stations and on deployment, looks after networks, servers, hardware and software. It is an essential role, to ensure communication continues between UK and other overseas teams....

IT architect

Judith is an IT architect for IBM, she discusses her role in this video. The role involves delivering an IT solution, ensuring the plan and basics are in place and coordinating teams of people to bring the work together efficiently and cost effectively. Having had a strong academic background, her father an...

Computer games modeller

Mark is a 3D modeller at Jagex, a computer games design company. He discusses his role in this video. He role involves the creation of 3D characters, areas and environments , taking briefs for art teams to bring it to life. He enjoyed art at school, was a keen gamer as a child and wanted to pursue his dream job....

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