Engineering Specialisms

TARGETjobs Engineering

An overview of career options in the Engineering sector with job descriptions, case studies and details of the latest work experience and graduate opportunities. There are also useful Employer Insights (also available as a free app).

TARGETjobs Engineering magazine

Information on career options in this sector, employer profiles and case studies of recent graduates.

Copies of this item are available to take away from the Careers Service on the second floor of the Hub.

Prospects Profile: Aerospace Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Automotive Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Communications Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Design Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Electrical Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Electronics Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Materials Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Mechanical Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Metallurgist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Naval Architect

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Pegasus Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Directory

Search for companies working in the energy industry in the UK and world-wide.

E&TJ - Engineering and Technology Jobs

Search for current opportunities in Engineering and Technology (site maintained by IET).

Defence Engineering and Science Group (MOD)

The DESG is a community of 13,000 professional civilian engineers and scientists working within MOD Civil Service to equip and support UK Armed Forces with state of the art technology. Their website has case studies of graduates who have completed the DESG graduate programme and details of how and when to apply.

Tech Partnership

Tech Partnership is the Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecoms. Their website includes job roles and labour market information for the IT and Telecommunication sectors.

EE Times Europe

Online magazine with latest news from the electrical engineering industry

International Marine Contractors Association

IMCA is the international trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies. The Careers section of the website provides information on different roles as well as case studies and recruitment links.

Engineer Jobs

Detailed company information, case studies and application advice.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

GradIreland Engineering

Information on Engineering opportunities in Ireland with case studies of people working in the sector and employer profiles.

Eureka on Campus

Eureka on campus is produced in association with Eureka, the online engineering design magazine.

SpaceCareers.UK

The UK's space sector is growing fast and is in desperate need of smart people to fill thousands of new jobs every year. A career in the space industry could include making discoveries about distant planets, designing space settlements, helping aid agencies reach disaster zones, supporting astronauts with the psychological strain of life in space, or brokering legal agreements to keep space free of weapons. There's no single route into the space industry. Find your space career at SpaceCareers.uk.

New Electronics

Online magazine for the electronics design industry.

Subsea UK - Learning Resources

Find out more about the industry, some of the people who work within it, some training and development options and the opportunities for you.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

Leading body for professional mechanical engineers.

IMechE Scholarships

Each year the Institution of Mechanical Engineers offers scholarships and awards to students looking to undertake research programmes. More details are available from the URL below.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Leading professional body for engineering & technology community.

RAES - Royal Aeronautical Society

Professional body dedicated to the aeronautical industry with careers section.

Engineers Without Borders

Placements and research projects to facilitate human development through Engineering.

Energy Web

Portal which supplies information on the Energy Sector such as Oil, Petrochemicals, Renewables and Energy Conservation. Includes a jargon buster, company directory, news & events.

British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)

The Careers section of this website allows you to find out what the roles of a Prosthetist and an Orthotist involve and the training required for entry to the profession.

Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Internationally renowned professional institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures. Their website explains what naval architecture involves, entry to the profession and training options.

Space Technology: Opportunities for Physicists (IOP)

Careers guide, produced by the Institute of Physics, which provides information on the opportunities available in the space sector. Access the guide from the link below or consult a reference copy in the Careers Service library.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Engineeroxy

Academic vacancies in Engineering and Technology at universities across the world.

How career driven are you? starting careers in the Automotive industry (RaceChip)

This resource has detailed information about career options in the Automotive industry. It summarises the qualifications and skills required for each role and explains what the jobs involve. There is also information on career progression and salaries.

Green Jobs

Search for the latest environmental and renewable energy opportunities in a range of sectors, including agriculture, conservation, forestry, engineering and sustainability.

STEM Women

This website allows female students and graduates to search for jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine, advertised by organisations who are committed to receiving an equal number of male and female applications.

Energyjobline

Search for the latest national and international vacancies in Engineering, Oil & Gas, Renewables and Power & Nuclear.

Prospects Profile: Biomedical Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.