The Young Engineer Programme

The Young Engineer Programme

Live Online Ages 15-18 Timezone: GMT+0

Live Online
7th - 8th November 2020

Starts at 11.00am

Starts at 11.00am

Live Online
12th - 13th December 2020

Starts at 11.00am

Starts at 11.00am

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Internship Overview

The Young Engineer Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of engineering through a series of interactive role-plays, seminars, case studies, and Q&A sessions with a group of distinguished engineers from some of the biggest names in the industry.

The programme takes place over two days – Saturday dedicated to "Aerospace, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering" and Sunday to "Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering". You can choose to attend either one or both days.

Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities and jobs in engineering, and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your UCAS application.

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Internship Highlights

An Immersive Experience of Engineering:

  • Engineers from world-leading brands will coach you through live, interactive experiences including:
  • Imagining the ultimate electric vehicle: use automotive engineering principles to revolutionise car manufacturing
  • Mapping a mission to Mars: select rocket propulsion architectures and colonisation approaches
  • Creating prosthetics limbs: review current design techniques and apply new innovative solutions

  • Work alongside top material engineers in a time-pressured business simulation: Using reverse engineering to reach the perfect solution to meet the client’s specification

Career Coaching for Future Engineers:

  • An action plan of how to get a top job, starting now.
  • Coaching by experts on: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques.

An Audience With Top Engineers:

  • Q&A time with a selection of leading engineers from a range of disciplines
  • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time.

Boost Your UCAS Form and CV:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as: teamwork, problem-solving, innovative creativity, commercial awareness, and applying theoretical concepts.
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications.

You will also be granted free-of-charge lifetime access to the InvestIN Connect app. InvestIN Connect gives our students lifetime access to a suite of features, including work experience and mentoring opportunities, career coaching materials, and a platform for you to start building a powerful network with thousands of equally-ambitious young minds. By registering for this programme you are therefore signing up to a lifetime of professional development opportunities.

    Programme Fee, Format & Options

    This programme will take place online, delivered LIVE by top professionals, with opportunities for you to interact and ask questions. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

    Programme Fee:

    £95/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2), £165/student for both days. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

    Timetable

    Day 1: Aerospace, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

    Day 2: Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering

    Day 1: Aerospace, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

    11.00amThe Engineering Mindset

    - Engineers as today’s most valuable players
    - The engineer’s role in global business
    - The engineering design process
    - The career: a world of possibilities

    11.30amRoadtrip to Mars

    - Solving one of humanity's greatest challenges
    - Designing the lift-off, journey and arrival from an engineering perspective
    - Create solutions utilising aerospace, chemical, biomedical and civil engineering concepts
    - Work alongside engineers from these fields and receive live feedback
    - Understand cutting-edge leading solutions

    1.00pmLunch break

    2.00pmFuture Cities

    - Advancing the world with engineering: how can we solve tomorrow’s problems today?
    - Debate ideas with leading engineers from structural, electrical and mechanical fields
    - Design a smart-city whilst considering population growth, VR/AR technologies and sustainability
    - How to plan for a career in the most cutting-edge roles

    3.00pmElectric Vehicles

    - How are today's automotive engineers creating tomorrow's transportation?
    - Attack the "range anxiety" problem
    - Design the ultimate EV architecture

    3.30pmUsing Engineering to Change The World

    - How to progress your ideas from the drawing board to reality
    - Designing the world of tomorrow
    - Developing the skills to pursue this career path
    - Future challenges and skill gaps

    4.15pmCareer Coaching: A Career in Mechanical, Electrical or Aeronautical Engineering

    - University & subject choices
    - Impactful cover letters/CVs
    - Applications
    - Interview techniques
    - How to build your network

    5.00pmPanel Q&A

    - Live panel Q&A with engineers from a variety of backgrounds
    - Key questions answered
    - Receive valuable advice

    5.30pmClose

    *exact programme subject to change without notice.

    Day 2: Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering

    11.00amEngineering the Future

    - The new world of engineering
    - The engineering design process
    - Advancing the world with engineering
    - How can you prepare for jobs that don’t yet exist?

    11.30amFrom Process to Profit

    - The chemical engineer’s role in big business
    - Take control of a production line to maximise profit
    - Garbage into gold: review and debate new upcycling solutions
    - Design your innovative solution to a large-scale environmental crisis under the guidance of high-ranking chemical and material engineers
    - Receive live feedback on your designs

    12.15pmProsthetics and Bionics: The Body of the Future

    - Existing solutions, current pains and a bionic revolution
    - Design from nature: taking inspiration from natural forms and the evolutionary model
    - Develop prosthetic limbs in real-time
    - Constructing limbs: assemble a prototype under the instruction of industry experts
    - The influence of engineering on medical advancements

    1.15pmLunch break

    2.15pmIt’s All Material

    - Work alongside top material engineers in a time-pressured business simulation:
    - Receive your client brief and design to their specification
    - Develop your prototype
    - Compete against other teams and test your cutting-edge design
    - How can ‘reverse engineering’ enhance our understanding of the design and application process?

    4.15pmCareer Coaching: A Career in Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering

    - University & subject choices
    - Impactful cover letters/CVs
    - Applications
    - Interview techniques
    - How to build your network

    5.00pmPanel Q&A

    - Live panel Q&A with engineers from a variety of backgrounds
    - Key questions answered
    - Receive valuable advice

    5.30pmClose

    *exact programme subject to change without notice.

    Venue & Dates

    Live Online

    7th - 8th November/ 12th - 13th December

    Live Online: 7th - 8th November OR 12th - 13th December 2020

    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

    This programme is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career, and start boosting their UCAS/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.

    There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

    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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