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Recruitment campaigns

IET volunteering opportunities

We offer a wide variety of volunteering opportunities, which deliver vital services such as professional registration, mentoring and accreditation, in addition to inspiring young people into the profession, sharing knowledge through communities, contributing to publishing, building good governance, educating the next generation and applying expertise to influence stakeholders and government. You can explore our volunteer roles and apply any time.

Recruitment campaigns

We run volunteer recruitment campaigns if a particular area of volunteering has an increased requirement, and these are included in the ‘Vacancies’ board below.

Other organisations

We are also keen to promote volunteering opportunities from organisations outside of the IET, which may be of interest to our members and within the remit of our vision and mission.

If you have a volunteer opportunity that you would like to see advertised on our ‘Vacancies’ board please email for assistance.

Impact and Society – Opportunities to engage

Through the IET’s Policy and Insight activity, we seek to inspire technology innovation, develop best practice, provide robust, impartial information to key stakeholders, and influence government policy. 

Closing date: ongoing

Volunteer with Foothold

Would you like to become a member of the Foothold volunteer team and help support your community of engineers and their families? Whether you already have lots of experience or are keen to start something new, they would love to hear from you.

Closing date: ongoing

Join our Executive Committee for the Robotics and Mechatronics Technical Network

We’re looking to recruit exceptional members from academia and industry to support the Robotics and Mechatronics Executive Committee’s mission.

To find out more and apply, download our recruitment flyer.

Closing date: ongoing

Are you ready to inspire the next generation of engineers?

Become one of our new-look Education Officers (EO) or brand-new Education Ambassadors (EA) and use your engineering expertise to introduce and inspire young people to the exciting world of STEM and the engineering profession. Two commitment levels designed to work around you, and support provided by dedicated IET staff, means there is a role within the Education team perfect for you.

Meet our current Engineering Education Volunteers, and find out more about these incredibly rewarding roles and how to apply.

Closing date: ongoing

Be a Young Professional Ambassador!

As a Young Professional Ambassador, you will be responsible for representing the IET - especially its young professional members - through inspiring, engaging, and collaborating!

Closing date: ongoing

Interested in becoming a Professional Registration Advisor?

“Being a PRA brings a different set of skills to my ordinary Engineering work. I find it fulfilling to add back to my chosen profession and to assist with the professionalisation of the workforce. It is deeply satisfying to know that what you have done is helping someone else get registered – which in itself is rewarding and gives a sense of personal achievement.

Closing date: ongoing

Volunteer to use your engineering and practical skills with Remap

Remap helps disabled people in the UK live more independent lives and are looking for volunteers to design and custom-make equipment. If you have the enthusiasm for inclusive design and see the potential of engineering to change people’s lives they’d love to hear from you.

Closing date: ongoing

IET Mentors

Would you like to support professionalism within engineering by assisting candidates in developing the competence required and preparing for professional registration? If so, our Professional Development Mentoring role may be of interest to you.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members who have recently achieved Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Engineering Technician (EngTech).

Closing date: ongoing

IET Professional Review Interviewers (PRI)

Do you have the skills to draw out information from a professional registration applicant in an interview environment?

Closing date: ongoing

Call for Engineers for Oxbridge Interviews

Shropshire based engineers required for one evening in November to provide interview practice for potential Oxbride candidates.

Closing date: Thursday 10 November 2022