Showcasing how the IET can help support the early stages of your career progression.
People think engineering is just someone sat at a desk designing things or someone who’s trying to fix something holding a spanner, but there’s so much more than that. There’s a lot of brilliant young engineers out there who’ll definitely smash those stereotypes for us all.
As someone who has always thrived more in the technical stream, I absolutely love my job! I’m currently employed at Mauritius Telecom, Mauritius’ leading telecom company, which offers fix telephony and mobile telephony, as well as broadband and mobile financial services. I always find it fun to use the analogy of the human body when I describe the mobile core network.
Calls for mental health support to Foothold, the charity supporting IET members and their families, increased by over 40% in the last six months of 2020. In response, Foothold has launched a mental wellbeing hub, accessible to everyone in the engineering community.
Computer scientist Junade Ali is making his mark on the industry.
“I always wanted to be an engineer,” says Junade. “Engineers have an unparalleled ability to work at scale to shape, and improve, the real world.”
The IET provides engineers in the early stages of their career, the platform to network with industry leaders and make new contacts to help them progress. Here are some other ways the IET can help:
Our awards programme includes awards for individual excellence, research and innovation, scholarships, travel awards, prizes and competitions within the engineering and technology sector.
Put simply, our Advantage Scheme is your route to professional excellence. Find out more about our early career membership package.