Showcasing engineering

Promote a positive, compelling, and authentic view of engineering, showcasing the breadth of opportunities.

Why this pledge matters:

The diverse opportunities and different pathways into engineering need to be shared with young people. Young people will encounter consistent messaging about what engineering is and make it a career they can identify with.

The ambition of the pledge:

To showcase to young people the variety of pathways into engineering, the breadth of opportunities and the real-world impact a career in engineering can have.

Mechanical Hand

To meet this pledge you should:

Use imagery throughout your activities that promotes engineering as inclusive and that avoids stereotypes. Make sure the messaging in your activities is informed by audience insight, including information that shows engineering’s diversity in terms of roles, opportunities, and pathways.

Ways you could meet the pledge:

Resources that can help you with this pledge: 

All routes into engineering
Download and share this guide for students choosing their next steps

Watch a webinar recording by EngineeringUK's careers team, supported by colleagues from Balfour Beatty VINCI, Thales and WSP, as they showcase all routes into engineering.

Engineers Making a Difference

Imperial College London, with support from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, has collaborated with What on Earth Publishing to create an inspiring new book

T Levels resources for teachers and careers advisers from the Education and Skills Funding Agency

The UCL annual lecture series, sees academic hosts highlight and share their cutting edge knowledge on STEM subjects, perfect for inquisitive minds. Use the Spring into STEM lecture series to inspire, inform and educate young people within your activities.

This is Engineering image library developed by the Royal Academy of Engineering

Case studies of engineers on Neon

Use the guidance and associated resources from the IOP when talking about careers through physics to play your part in making physics a welcoming environment for all young people.

Employer's guide to the STEM Ambassador programme developed by STEM Learning

EngineeringUK workshop with Q&A recording: Talking about engineering careers with young people

Case study of how SSE addressed the showcasing engineering pledge

Case study of how Aldermans Tooling addressed the showcasing engineering pledge

100 jobs in STEM poster from Neon

Find your route into engineering postcards from Neon

Find out how Neon can showcase your engineering outreach activity

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