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  • The Key to Success: Negotiating 101 For Engineers

    • 4 Apr 2016
    • Professor Lawrence Susskind

    The importance of negotiating skills is often neglected in engineering training. Prof Susskind, who teaches at MIT, explains why this is a mistake; and why it presents different problems from those engineers are used to

  • Attention-grabbing careers advice

    • 15 Mar 2016
    • Paul Jackson

    The annual Big Bang Fair seeks to bridge the gap between what young people are taught at school and an exciting future in engineering

  • New year marks start of employee exodus

    • 6 Jan 2016
    • The Student Engineer

    A quarter of workers in the engineering and manufacturing sectors are unhappy in their current role with many seeking new positions at the start of 2016.

  • Diving deep - Creating tomorrow's submarines

    • 17 Nov 2015
    • Andrew Wade

    Despite having a passion for sailing, Becky Thomas stumbled across her naval architecture university course rather than seeking it out.

  • Sponsored feature: Cross technological borders with Océ

    • 10 Sep 2015
    • The Engineer

    Océ – A Canon Company at the forefront of digital printing technology, is looking for bright and ambitious engineers to work in an exciting, multidisciplinary environment.

  • Engineering roles hardest to fill as skills shortage continues

    • 6 Sep 2015
    • The Engineer

    A new study suggests that engineering roles are the hardest for recruiters to fill, while separate figures highlight a continued skills shortage across the UK as a whole.

  • Appetite for confection – Cooking up a career in food engineering

    • 11 Aug 2015
    • Andrew Wade

    Chris Dobson is currently studying for a MEng in food engineering at Sheffield Hallam University. The course involves paid work placements with some of the food and drink industry’s biggest names.

  • Study shows privately educated graduates enjoy better earning power

    • 6 Aug 2015
    • The Engineer

    New research published by the Sutton Trust and upReach indicates that privately educated graduates in top paying jobs earn significantly more than those with a state education.

  • Why this graduate engineer joined the armed forces

    • 7 Jul 2015
    • Jason Ford

    2nd Lieutenant Sameer Kumar talks to the Student Engineer about why engineering graduates should consider a career in the armed forces.

  • Hiring: how to get a graduate engineering job with Bosch

    • 18 Jun 2015
    • Jason Ford

    Want an exciting and challenging career in Engineering that could take you to over 60 international locations? Then take time out from your busy revision schedule to look at Bosch UK, which has just re-opened its Grad Scheme recruitment for 2015.

  • Boeing's UK chief extols the value of STEM graduates

    • 29 Apr 2015
    • The Student Engineer

    Sir Michael Arthur, president of Boeing UK and Ireland, talks about the changes taking place in advanced manufacturing and how STEM students remain vital in ensuring Britain’s position as a leading global technology innovator

  • How to get a graduate engineering job with Bentley Motors

    • 20 Apr 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    The Student Engineer got in touch with Lynne Williams, Head of People Development and Talent Management, Bentley Motors for top tips on successfully navigating the luxury car manufacturers’ hiring process.

  • What it’s really like to work for a small engineering firm?

    • 26 Mar 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    Big firms offer prestige – and top starting salaries – but small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can often give you a much broader engineering experience.

  • How to prepare for your first engineering job interview

    • 5 Mar 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    Engineers face particular challenges when applying for their first job. Here are our tips for being the best you can be on interview day.

  • How can I get a job when employers say I don't have enough experience?

    • 26 Feb 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    In a new regular feature for The Student Engineer, our career experts offer their advice to a young engineer who’s not sure which industry would be most likely to give him a break.

  • Which engineering roles are in the UK’s top 10 jobs for 2015?

    • 26 Feb 2015
    • The Engineer

    Mechanical, civil and software engineers are among the most in-demand professionals this year according to a new list of the UK’s hottest careers.

  • 6 ways to find an engineering internship

    • 18 Feb 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    Taking up a work placement or year-in-industry can give you a huge headstart to your engineering careers. But finding the right one for you – and convincing the company to take you on – can be a big challenge. Here are our top tips for making sure you end up with the internship that’s right for you.

  • 7 things you should do if you want to join GE's engineering graduate scheme

    • 5 Feb 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    Multinational engineering firm GE has hundreds of job opportunities across its UK healthcare, aerospace and energy businesses. Here’s how you can secure one.

  • 5 reasons why you should do an engineering work placement

    • 22 Jan 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    Engineering firms always say they want graduates with work experience yet huge numbers of students don’t bother. And at this time of year, after many of the big companies’ schemes have closed, finding a placement or internship can involve a lot more work. But getting such experience is a hugely valuable career move, even if you’re not sure what you want to do. Here’s why.

  • 6 things you must remember when applying for graduate engineering jobs

    • 8 Jan 2015
    • Stephen Harris

    Sheffield University’s engineering careers advisers, Annette Baxter and Tim Fletcher, give their top tips on how to tackle online application forms.