The Future Engineer Summer Internship Live Online

The Future Engineer Summer Internship Live Online

Live Online Ages 12-14 Timezone: GMT+1

Live Online
14th -18th August 2021

Starts at 11.00am

Starts at 11.00am

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Internship Overview

The Future Engineer Summer Internship Live Online isan opportunity for students aged 12-14 to work with top engineers on some of the most exciting experiences of this industry that one can imagine: a live teardown of a mechanical machine, planning a trip to Mars, and designing ‘future cars’, boats, rockets, geodesic domes and planes.

The Internship takes place ‘Live Online’ – 5 days of interactive work experience with top engineers from the comfort of your own home.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your CVs and university applications, setting you up for your future as a successful engineer.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Experiences in Engineering:

  • Organise a mission to Mars and design the rocket which will carry your team
  • Take apart a machine under the supervision of a top mechanical engineer
  • Design a plane and test it against your peers
  • Build a geodesic dome using everyday materials and test its ability to withstand the weight of a human
  • Q&A session with top engineers 

    Senior Engineers From Iconic Global Brands::

    • Be coached through these immersive experiences by engineers from world-renowned firms such as Rolls Royce and British Airways
    • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future careers

    Comprehensive Career Coaching:

    • Coaching on navigating your career path options and advice on how you can begin your journey towards one of the most desirable jobs in engineering, starting now: GCSE, A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application, admissions test, and interview techniques 
    • Build your personal profile: identify your strengths and weaknesses and receive advice on areas for development

      Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

      • Attending the Internship demonstrates that you have gained key skills such as teamwork, attention-to-detail, problem-solving, time management, innovation, and commercial awareness
      • Complete the online assessment after the Internship and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications

        Programme Fee, Format & Options

        The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions delivered via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform. The internship is delivered LIVE by experienced professionals.

        Internship Fee:

        £595/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

        For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

        Timetable

        Day 1: On the Ground

        Day 2: Up in the Air

        Day 3: Engineering at Sea

        Day 4: Can you think like an Engineer?

        Day 5: Personal Career Coaching

        Day 1: On the Ground

        10.30amThe World of an Engineer

        - The importance of engineering in an ever-changing world
        - An engineer's role in the global ecosystem
        - The key skills, interests, and the ‘engineer’s mindset’
        - Expectations vs reality

        11.00amCars of the Future

        - Solving environmental problems: how can the engineers of today create the eco-friendly transportation of tomorrow?
        - The future of automotive vehicles, including hybrid, electric, and driverless cars
        - Become a leading automotive engineer for ‘Future Vehicles’; compare detailed real-life specifications, and choose a model to go to market
        - Efficiency vs ethics; are we moving toward a self-driving future?

        12.30pmLunch Break

        1.30pmSimulation: Urban Design and Dome Building

        - Discover the world of civil engineering (bridges, buildings, tunnels): how can engineers better connect us with our built environment?
        - Be transported to 2060: how will you adapt to life’s challenges and create a city that can survive and thrive?
        - Functional design simulation: Build a Geodesic Dome
        - Under the instruction of an experienced civil engineer, draw and build a geodesic dome using old newspapers
        Will your finished dome be strong enough to hold your weight?
        - Reflect upon and evaluate the designs of your peers

        3.00pmPanel Discussion

        - Ask questions to high-ranking engineers across various disciplines
        - Ask your burning questions about life as an engineer
        - Make valuable contacts

        3.30pmClose

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 2: Up in the Air

        10.30amThe Worlds within Engineering

        - Explore the different branches of engineering and immerse yourself into the world of space and flight
        - Discover how cutting-edge engineering has changed earth’s relationship with outer space
        - The implications of further space exploration and the future of flight

        11.00amSimulation: Flight

        - The most exciting areas of work within aeronautical engineering
        - Design a plane that can withstand extreme weather conditions

        12.30pmLunch Break

        1.30pmSimulation: A Rocket to Mars

        - Discuss the challenges facing the aerospace engineers of today: what has changed since the moon landing?
        - Rockets and their design – how to meet unique and varying governmental and commercial requirements
        - Design your mission to Mars: stick to a budget, design a rocket, negotiate timings, build a dream team, plan for the unknown

        3.30pmClose

        Day 3: Engineering at Sea

        10.30amSustainable Energy Generation

        - Discover the world of energy engineering (solar arrays, wind farms and tidal power)
        - What will we do when the fossil fuels run out, harnessing the power offshore
        - Interactive challenge: Using the data available to you, plan a complete power solution to a new city
        - Keep within budget and ensure that no resident goes without the electricity they require

        12.30pmLunch Break

        1.30pmBuoyancy and Staying Afloat

        - Discover the world of Ultra Large Container Ships and the enormous feats of engineering to keep them afloat
        - How can a ship carry 23 million kilograms and not sink?
        - Interactive Challenge: Design and build a boat that will outperform your competitors in both speed and capacity tests
        - Will your boat stay afloat and make it to the finish line?

        3.30pmClose

        Day 4: Can you think like an Engineer?

        10.30amLive Mechanical Teardown

        - Draw inspiration from the designs of existing engineers
        - Taking apart a machine and learning from it
        - Interactive challenge: after the teardown, guide a professional engineer through the process of reassembling a complex machine

        1.00pmLunch Break

        2.00pmHow Engineers can learn from Nature

        - Draw inspiration from plants, animals, and the natural world around us
        - The promise and potential of Biomimicry
        - Case study: Velcro Interactive challenge: use an adaptation found in nature to solve a complex human problem. Draw, design and present your ideas, and evaluate your peers’ ideas

        3.30pmClose

        Day 5: Personal Career Coaching

        10.30amYour Path as an Engineer

        - Career path options for engineers of the future
        - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
        - How to excel no matter what path you choose
        - Interactive exercises to understand each stage of your career path

        12.00pmWork Experience & Extracurriculars

        - What work experience is available whilst at school and how to make the most of it
        - How to use extracurriculars to stand out
        - Other opportunities including volunteering, and more

        12.45pmLunch Break

        1.45pmYour Personal Profile and Skills

        -How to excel from now, through school and beyond
        - Discover the skills needed to excel, and how to develop those skills most needed to succeed
        - How to make your profile stand out
        - Assessing your strengths, weaknesses, and areas which you need to develop further

        2.45pmYour Personal Pitch

        - Talk confidently about your accomplishments at every stage of your journey
        - Preparation; style; body language; understanding what you are really being asked; answering difficult questions and more
        - Interactive exercises and top tips to succeed

        3.30pmClose

        Venue & Dates

        Live Online

        14th -18th August 2021


        Live Online:

        14th -18th August 2021

        You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

        Who Can Attend

        The Internship is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked for our Summer Internships several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts. 

        COVID-19

        This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.

        Testimonials

        We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.

        Support

        If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.

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