National Careers Week 2023 6th – 11th March | [email protected]


Ask questions about engineering careers! Join us between 9.30 and 10.30am on Thursday 9 March when our careers team will be running a live Q&A all about engineering careers over on Neon Twitter. Ask your questions ahead of time for a chance to have them answered in the session, using #askengineeringcareers

5 things you didn't know about engineering

Did you know? Engineering careers are for everyone – not just people with top grades in maths and science

Careers resources

From idea to career​

A new guide to 12 different engineering disciplines showing different pathways into engineering, to support students with their career decision-making.

Click here to download the guide.

My World, My Future – Where can STEM take me

A 4-page downloadable guide for students of all ages, with suggested STEM inspiration content to explore at home, including podcasts, competitions and days out.

Click here to download the leaflet.

All routes into engineering

A 20-page booklet for young people in the UK who are making decisions about their next steps, and the different routes into the sector including T Levels, apprenticeships, Degree Apprenticeships and degrees.

Click here to download the booklet.

Green engineering careers posters

A set of inspiring green engineering careers posters showing how engineers transform the way we travel, eat, use and power things. With suggested discussion points and homework tasks.

Click here to download the posters.

Download leaflets, posters, postcards, booklets and activities to inspire you to explore engineering

Meet the future you quiz

Ever wondered what an engineer does? Could you see yourself exploring outer space, protecting the environment, designing apps or developing cures for diseases?

Engineers do all this, and more! Answer a few short questions and find out how YOUR skills and passions could lead to an exciting job in the future.

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week Future Minds Broadcast

This video, from Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2022, features students talking about their ideas on what the next 10 years might have in store for engineering and engineering careers, together with inspiring engineers in entertainment, sport, technology and the environment. The broadcast is co-hosted by STEM-Champion Fayon Dixon and notable engineer Simon Crowther.

Neon case studies - hear from real engineers about their careers


Dilani is a research and systems engineer at Herotech8. Find out how her work had led to live saving technology and get inspired by her top tips for a career in robotics.

Hear more from engineers about what they do, what they love about their jobs and how they got into engineering:

The Big Bang Competition


Have you completed a STEM project? Maybe you’ve done a CREST award or Nuffield Research placement. Double your chances of winning big and enter The Big Bang Competition too!

Find out more about The Big Bang Competition and how to enter: