Gap year case studies 2014

Young engineers share their gap year stories: from undertaking a year in industry to volunteering across the world.

Amy Ramsook

Amy Ramsook

Amy spent a year working abroad in France and Germany during her language studies and then spent a further year in China. This broadened her horizons and helped to shape her future career decisions, which involved a move into engineering.



Colin Field at the San Diego Air and Space Museum

Colin Field

With six months free between graduation and the start of his Rolls-Royce’s graduate scheme, Colin organised his very own ‘Engineering Research Tour’ that saw him travel all over the globe.