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The Young Engineer Programme

Ages 15-18 Live Online OR In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Young Engineer Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of Engineering through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of experienced engineers over 2 days. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’.

Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities/colleges and jobs in engineering, and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your university or college 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/college class choices, university/college 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 University/College Application and CV/Resumé:

  • 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.

 

    Programme Fee, Format & Options

    You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

    Programme Fee:

    ‘Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

    In-Person: £295/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.

    Day 1: Aerospace, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

    Day 2: Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering

    Day 1: Aerospace, Civil, 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

    1.45pmFuture 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 can engineers be at the forefront of solving problems relating to sustainability?

    2.45pmElectric Vehicles

    - How are today's automotive engineers creating tomorrow's transportation?
    - Attack the "range anxiety" problem
    - Discuss the latest problems with EVs

    3.30pmMechanical Engineering and Engineering into the Future

    - Engineering in 6 easy steps: how to progress from drawing board to reality
    - Standing on the shoulders of others: teardowns as a learning tool
    - Engineering the products of tomorrow: where is the industry heading?
    - Solving the world's greatest challenges: the future of engineering

    4.45pmCareer Coaching: A Career in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical or Aeronautical Engineering

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

    5.15pmPanel Q&A

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

    6.00pmClose

    *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?

    11.30amChemical Engineering: The Role of a Chemical Engineer in Sustainability

    - The chemical engineer’s role in industrial processes
    - Become a chemical engineer by having a go at equations!
    - Garbage into gold: review and debate new upcycling solutions
    - Be introduced to the concept of Circular Economy

    12.15pmProsthetics and Bionics: The Body of the Future

    - Existing solutions, current pains and a bionic revolution
    - What role do aesthetics play in the design?
    - Develop prosthetic limbs in real-time, using CAD

    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
    - Why is a Material Engineer needed on the moon?
    - Biomimicry and its influence in the Material world
    - The latest advancements in Material Engineering

    4.30pmCareer Coaching: A Career in Chemical, Material and Biomedical Engineering

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

    5.15pmPanel Q&A

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

    6.00pmClose

    *exact programme subject to change without notice.

    Dates & Locations

    London, UK

    In-Person

    19th - 20th June 2021

    University College London (UCL)

    Gower Street

    Bloomsbury

    WC1E 6BT

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    Live Online

    In-Person

    27th - 28th November 2021

    11am - 6:00pm (UK time)

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    Birmingham, UK

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Birmingham

    Edgbaston

    Birmingham

    B15 2TT

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    Bristol, UK

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Bristol

    Beacon House

    Queens Road

    Bristol

    BS8 1QU

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    Manchester, UK

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Manchester

    Oxford Rd

    Manchester

    M13 9PL

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    Edinburgh, UK

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Edinburgh

    Old College

    South Bridge

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9YL

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    Singapore

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    NUS

    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

    Singapore

    119077

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    Hong Kong

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    One Island East

    Taikoo Place

    Quarry Bay

    Hong Kong

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    Dubai

    In-Person

    28th - 29th January 2022

    GEMS Academy

    E44 - Al Barsha

    Al Barsha South

    Dubai

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    New York, USA

    In-Person

    29th - 30th January 2022

    NYU

    383 Lafayette Street

    New York

    10003

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    In-Person

    19th - 20th June 2021

    University College London (UCL)

    Gower Street

    Bloomsbury

    WC1E 6BT

    Register Now

    Online

    27th - 28th November 2021

    11am - 6:00pm (UK time)

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Birmingham

    Edgbaston

    Birmingham

    B15 2TT

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Bristol

    Beacon House

    Queens Road

    Bristol

    BS8 1QU

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Manchester

    Oxford Rd

    Manchester

    M13 9PL

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Edinburgh

    Old College

    South Bridge

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9YL

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    NUS

    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

    Singapore

    119077

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    One Island East

    Taikoo Place

    Quarry Bay

    Hong Kong

    Register Now

    In-Person

    28th - 29th January 2022

    GEMS Academy

    E44 - Al Barsha

    Al Barsha South

    Dubai

    Register Now

    In-Person

    29th - 30th January 2022

    NYU

    383 Lafayette Street

    New York

    10003

    Register Now

    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 university/college applications & CVs/resumes. 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.

    COVID-19 Group

    The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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