Newly qualified engineers and technologists share their experiences on starting work full-time.
Work experience prepared her well, but Naomi Mitchison still felt a bit lost when she started her first full-time job. Thanks to support from her team she's settled in well and enjoys the variety her role brings.
Working as a project engineer for Siemens in India, Ranamathan is currently in the third role of his professional career. His focus is on electrical automation and he is involved in everything from the tendering process through to design work on drawings, technical catalogues and manuals. Here he offers his advice on how young engineers can help themselves stand out and talks of his future career plans.
Originally wanting to go into mechanical engineering, Rebecca’s focus changed to the power sector after undertaking summer placements with Alstom Grid. She’s now gaining a wide breadth of experience at Frazer-Nash, working for its newly created Electronic Systems Analysis group. She loves life as a professional engineer and is already working towards gaining Chartered Engineer professional registration.