Gain valuable engineering experience while you decide which job is for you.
Work experience enables you to investigate the employment opportunities available to you and familiarise yourself with knowledge and skills needed in your future career. Undertaking an engineering or technology placement will also show proof of your commitment to the profession as a whole.
Making speculative phone calls to new or expanding firms in your locale or area of expertise can not only open up opportunities, but can also help you to understand the job market and make useful contacts for when you graduate or move to your next position.
There are a number of options to consider when gaining experience and it's important to find the right one for you.
Taking a gap year can make you more attractive to employers.
There are a number of ways to identify opportunities to gain vital work experience.
Get the most from work experience or placements.