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  • Why should you think about a career in electrical engineering?

    • 24 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Electrical engineering is a sector that focuses on the study, design and creation of equipment that use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Employers will always need more electrical engineers, so why not consider it?

  • How to become a STEM Ambassador

    • 20 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    STEM Ambassadors are volunteers that can be from the industry, they could work or study in the field and they are passionate about passing on their passion to the next generation of STEM professionals. Could this be for you?

  • What are the benefits of becoming professionally registered?

    • 10 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The IET can help you with all aspects of your professional registration journey, but why should you become professionally registered? Keep reading for advice from our members and just some of the benefits of professional registration.

  • Have you thought about working in chemical engineering?

    • 1 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Engineering is a vast career to choose and much like any other profession, there are common misconceptions about what certain jobs involve. When you think of chemical engineering, what do you imagine?

  • Advantages of an Engineering Graduate Scheme

    • 23 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Graduate schemes are one way of entering the workplace and there are always engineering employers that have these schemes available to you. This article explains what a graduate scheme is and why you should consider this when you’re fresh out of education.

  • How to Ace Group Interviews

    • 18 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Group interviews are rare in the engineering sector, but should they happen, it’s good to be prepared. We have a number of tips that can be used to help you prepare for and smash group interviews, keep reading to find out more.

  • How to become a mechanical engineer

    • 13 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you haven’t yet chosen the direction of your engineering career yet or you’re ready to explore a new sector, have you thought about becoming a mechanical engineer?

  • How to write your Professional Registration Application using STAR

    • 4 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Here at the IET, we can support you with all aspects of the Professional Registration journey. Read more to find out how we can help you and how to begin writing your application.

  • How to Write a Graduate Cover Letter

    • 25 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The cover letter is often forgotten, but when you are at the beginning of your engineering career, it can make or break a job application. Keep reading to find out how to write and structure a graduate cover letter!

  • Why CPD is so important in any career

    • 20 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Read on to find out how CPD is actually more important than you think, and why you need to invest more of your own time into it.

  • Working in the RAF isn't what you think it is

    • 11 Apr 2022

    Nearly 40 per cent of the RAF is made up of engineers – and you could be one of them in just four months.

  • Laser Opportunities at Dstl

    • 30 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    A government organisation. High-tech laboratories. Cutting-edge laser technology. What are you imagining? It’s probably not Dstl. But it should be. Keep reading to find out more about our current opportunities.

  • March Career Advice Round-Up

    • 28 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This month, we have shared six new and different job seeking articles. From a career in computer engineering to your guide to keeping happy and healthy at work, there is something for everyone.

  • Discover new roles, varied projects & the work-life balance for you. Join us as a Systems Engineer

    • 25 Mar 2022

    As QinetiQ grows, our opportunities get more and more exciting. Join us as a Systems Engineer and you’ll be exposed to an ever-growing range of projects plus an open, inclusive environment. Want to find out more?

  • Why Communication is more Important than ever

    • 23 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This isn’t new information to anyone, but over the last couple of years, we have relied on new kinds of communication. Good communication is key to a job search and understanding why it’s important and what you can be doing to ensure success, will help you greatly.

  • How to Ask for a Salary Review and How to Prepare Yourself for One

    • 18 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Whether it’s before an interview or for a salary review, money is something people just don’t like to talk about. So, we have some tips on how to ask for a salary review and how to prepare for one.

  • Your Guide to Keeping Yourself Happy and Healthy at Work

    • 14 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Happy and healthy mean different things to different people. If you’re not currently job seeking, ask yourself if you’re happy in your current role, if not, what can you do to rectify that? This guide can help you discover what you really want.

  • Why Choose a Career in Computer Engineering?

    • 9 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you always been interested in a career in computer engineering or are you wondering where your skills may take you? There is so much to be excited about in this sector and let me tell you why.

  • February Career Advice Round-Up

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    February always goes by in a flash, especially when January feels like it lasts a lifetime. Have you been successful in your job search this year, or do you need a bit of advice to help you along the way? We’re here to help you!

  • New skills to learn in 2022

    • 18 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Whether you are job seeking or just looking to learn new things to help you out at work, there is always room for improvement. This article includes some soft skills and some more industry specific skills that as an engineer, you could take the time to learn this year.