An insight into those working in engineering and technology; the paths to get there and the challenges they face in their current roles.
In a global career that has spanned continents Peterken's continuous professional develop has allowed him to work his way up the career ladder from apprenticeship through management to the dizzying heights of becoming head of information systems for the Red Cross. Up for a new challenge, he’s now taking a leap into IT contracting.
There and back again – the tale of the engineer who returned to the fold.
A go-getter, McDonald’s used his own initiative to gain work placements as far afield as India, helping him gain a place on the IET’s Power Academy, and opening doors into the sector.
Successfully educating himself part-time for almost ten years, this initiative-grabbing engineer will soon achieve his final goals, having made himself highly employable and able to choose from a number of industries with high-income opportunities.
Self-starter Adesulu took a chance on an emerging technology in his home country of Nigeria. Taking control of his own professional development he’s built himself a successful career, making the most of the IET’s services remotely.
Dan shows that you can veer from “traditional” routes and still achieve CEng. With support from a professional registration advisor (PRA), he’s now close to achieving the final competencies he needs for application.
With a manufacturing engineering degree under his belt, Hlaing took the fast track to success via the Rolls-Royce Graduate Scheme.