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Interested in finding out about Engineering?

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Interested in finding out about Engineering?

Take part in our free, online work experience for second level students.


STEPS, Engineers Ireland is delighted to offer free places on the Springpod virtual work experience.


Apply now – the programme runs from 29th January to 26th April inclusive. All students in secondary school aged 13+ are eligible.


This programme will give you an overview of the engineering industry before zoning in on mechanical, chemical, electrical, and civil engineering. You'll explore specific areas within the industry and cover pathways, interactive activities and self-assessments, and even hear from the professionals themselves in a series of talks. Three interviews with Irish engineers will give insight into what studying engineering and working as an engineer is really like.


The STEPS team would like to extend a big thank you to the three engineers interviewed for this work experience programme-

  • Justine Butler, CEng FIEI, Director of Engineering, Life Sciences Ireland, UK & Nordics at Jacobs
  • Junaid Afzal Electronic Engineer at ESB
  • Caoimhe Marley Senior Engineer at Sisk

Programme dates are 29th January to 26th April inclusive, the final deadline to apply is the 26th April.  You can complete the programme at your own pace online.

Residents of Republic of Ireland aged 13 and upwards are eligible to participate in this programme. To apply visit the link below or scan the QR code.

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