Careers and Education

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

Scholarships and awards

Scholarships and awards

Developing, inspiring and encouraging engineers at every stage in their career:

  • practical, financial help
  • supporting educational and development needs of students, graduates and members, engineers and related specialists.

Discover how we can help you

  • Careers information

    Get advice about careers in engineering:

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

    We campaign to shape education policy and raise the profile of engineering and engineering careers through reports and activities.

  • Supporting teachers

    Help inspire students to become engineers. Raise the profile of engineering in your school:

    • Spend time at an engineering company
    • Find out how to deliver new, practical STEM activities
    • Access useful resources and information.
  • Inspiring future engineers

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

    • Fairs, events and competitions to excite young minds
    • STEM ambassadors who share their experience and knowledge
    • Financial support for educational projects.
Female students from PNEC Pakistan

Equality and diversity

Guidance and advice on diversity and inclusion in engineering including:

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