The programme will run in April/May 2015.
Engineering Your Future is a week-long, hands-on programme for Transition Year students who have an interest in science and maths. It is designed to introduce them to the exciting and diverse world of engineering.
Hosted by a number of colleges around the country, the Engineering Your Future programme provides a week of exposure to the various engineering disciplines. Attending students gain a meaningful, practical insight into engineering at third level and as a career – interacting with lecturers and graduates, taking part in workshops and meeting engineers during industry visits.
The programme, supported by STEPS and hosted by a number of third-level institutes throughout Ireland, offers Transition Year students the opportunity to:
• Gain a better understanding of the skills required of engineers and the career opportunities available to qualified engineers.
• Learn about the disciplines and technologies making up the exciting world of engineering.
• Meet engineers at various stages in their careers and hear about their experiences.
• Gain an in-depth understanding of the diversity of engineering at third level and its subject content.
• Experience what engineers do on a daily basis through industry visits.
The colleges taking part in 2015 include:
• CIT – get details and apply now
• DIT – get details and apply now
• IT Carlow – get details and apply now
• IT Tallaght – get details and apply now
• UCD – get details and apply now
• Waterford IT – get details and apply now