Careers & Education

We provide practical support for those wanting to start or develop a career in engineering, as well as for those helping them.

  • Careers information

    Get advice about careers in engineering. Whether you are:

    • At school and considering engineering
    • At college or university and looking for a job
    • Already working and wanting to give your career a boost
  • Education policy research

    We are thought leaders campaigning to shape education policy and raise the profile of engineering and engineering careers through reports and activities.

  • Supporting teachers

    You can help inspire students to become engineers by raising the profile of engineering in your school by:

    • Spending time at an engineering company
    • Finding out how to deliver new, practical STEM activities
    • Accessing useful resources and information
  • Education engagement and outreach

    We work with schools and young people to inspire the next generation of engineers. Our activities include:

    • Organising fairs, events and competitions to excite young minds
    • Recruiting STEM ambassadors to share their experience and knowledge
    • Providing financial support for educational projects

Scholarships and awards

We're committed to developing, inspiring and encouraging engineers at every stage in their career, with practical, financial help.

Each year, we support the educational and development needs of students, graduates and members with grants totalling some £400,000.

Find out how to apply for our awards

Awards

Equality and diversity

We provide guidance and advice on equality and diversity in engineering including:

  • Encouraging more people from diverse backgrounds to engage with the Institution
  • Providing advice to government, industry and informing the public on engineering-related matters.

Find out more about our steering group

Engineering jobs

Search the TopEngineeringJobs website to find the latest engineering jobs with 1000s of positions available around the world.

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