The rise of women in technology

At the start of 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May declared the UK technology sector to be a “great British success story”. But just how easy is it for women to break into the UK tech scene?

How to become an engineer

Find out why engineering is so important, and the routes you can take to build a career that could make an impact on the world.

Engineering – the creative career choice

With  International Women in Engineering day approaching on 23rd June, we spoke to IET’s ‘Young Woman Engineer of the Year’, Jenni Sidey to get her thoughts on the lack of diversity in the industry…

Can Britain’s teens solve the engineering skills crisis?

Nearly 1 million British teens could solve engineering skills crisis, but they don’t know where to start…

Why a graduate job in engineering could be key to your future

With university drawing to an end for another crop of graduates, it is time to think about whether a graduate engineering job could be the right choice.

Paul McPherson: How I Became a Design Engineer

Paul McPherson is a Junior Design Engineer at Owen Mumford who holds a BSc in Product Design. His current role includes the design of injection devices and he is a creative team player who adds value in his work through innovation and positive contribution.

Five skills to give your engineering CV the edge

Making your CV stand out can be a daunting task, in what is a competitive job market. Ask the following questions of your engineering CV to really make recruiters take notice.

The frontiers of engineering jobs

Engineers are behind the design, build and use of just about everything that makes 21st-century life what it is. And it’s cutting edge engineering that continues to turn science fiction into science fact. So, what’s the next big thing in engineering and what are the challenges that engineering may have to tackle in the future?

Top construction jobs right now

Despite fears of a post-Brexit slump, the construction sector is standing firm – a positive message underlined by the fact that Jobsite has thousands of construction jobs listed.

Starting out in graduate civil engineering

From Olympic stadiums to motorway bridges, railway systems to airports, civil engineers help to shape our world. Responsible for some of the greatest structures on the planet, as well as making sure we’re safely supplied with gas, electricity and clean water every day, it’s a profession that continues to improve our lives.

It may not seem a glamorous career, but it remains a vitally important job, with a great demand for talent the world over. So if you’ve graduated with a civil engineering degree, what are your prospects and options?