Welcome to our careers page at STEM East.  Whether you are a teacher, employer or student, we hope you find some resources of use.

Work Experience- PWC- S5 pupils, Summer 2020 

Are you in S5 and looking for work experience this summer? Join PwC, a top employer in the world of business, accounting and technology, for an action-packed paid week in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen in summer 2020.

This is a great opportunity to meet PwC people, experience the work and make new friends.

Find out more and submit an application here

Think you know engineering?  Think again- This is Engineering

STEM Careers Posters

To access these free posters, click HERE

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Gradcracker presents an exciting video introduction to the world of STEM and the opportunities within, aimed at young learners. It’s the perfect way to kickstart any assembly, presentation or event.

You can download the video for free HERE

Get your career off to a fantastic start with our 10 week paid internships in Customer Solutions.

You’ll gain real insight into the world of commercial banking, and be well placed to join our graduate programme the following year.

Customer Solutions - Commercial Banking

Summer Internship Programme

About the programme

Within the Customer Solutions pathway, we have two distinct internship options. You can apply to either our Commercial Banking or our Structured Finance programme.

Both of these 10 week summer internships have been crafted specifically to give you first hand experience of the work we do in our Commercial Banking business. You’ll learn about our values and goals, the products and services we provide, and how we work together to deliver outstanding service for our customers.

The Commercial Banking internship covers a diverse range of customer relationships, while our Structured Finance internship focuses more specifically on larger clients, with complex financing needs. You can read in more detail about the individual internships in the listings below.

On both programmes, you’ll be rewarded with a salary of £18,900 pro rata, depending on location.

Both internships offer a great opportunity to:

Develop your skills, and build some new ones

Meet new people and grow your professional network

Deepen your understanding of commercial banking

Experience our team culture and values

Get stuck into a real life project and add value to our business

Gain valuable career experience, which will inspire your future career choices

For us, it’s also about finding and engaging with talented and passionate people, who’ll make a difference to our business in the long term. That’s why if you complete the internship successfully, and enjoy your experience, there could be a place available for you on our 2019 Customer Solutions graduate programme.

What you'll do

The internship starts with an induction. You’ll then begin a 10 week placement, where you’ll attend training workshops, get involved with our day to day work, and take part in a business improvement project with your fellow interns.

In the last week you’ll be assessed against what you’ve learnt, where you’ll have the chance to reflect on and demonstrate this.

For the full 10 weeks, you’ll be paired with a ‘buddy’ and a line manager. Your buddy will be a current graduate, who’ll help you get settled and share their experience. Your line manager will provide guidance and support throughout the programme, discuss career options, and help you grow your professional network.

Click HERE for more information 


Each year, Leonardo seeks to attract enthusiastic people to join one of their highly regarded apprenticeships.   They are a large employer of engineering, business and cyber apprentices in the UK, with over 400 graduates and apprentices in training at different facilities across the UK

For more information about the Apprenticeships at Leonardo, click here

Tomorrow's Engineer Resources

Check out the brand new careers resource from Tomorrow's Engineers.      

It explores how to get jobs in 12 different areas of engineering

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Make a difference – be an engineer

This new, interactive presentation introduces 11-14 year olds to engineering, inspiring them to think about a career in engineering. Developed in collaboration with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Physics, Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, along with input from teachers and volunteers, it covers the diversity of engineering with the central message that engineers can improve people's lives and solve problems around the world.

**NOTE: We strongly recommend that you read the Presenter guidelines before delivering this presentation. You can download these using the button below or find out more by reading the 'Presenter guidelines' section below.

Download presenter guidelines

Download the presentation

The presentation covers:

- What engineering is 
- What engineers do
- How engineers impact on our everyday lives
- The range of jobs engineers are involved in through real life examples
- The different routes you can take to a career in engineering
- Where the jobs will be in the future

It has 13 examples of real engineers to explore with children along with videos of them at work, ideas for short activities you can do and discussion points to get them and keep them engaged.

Presenter guidelines

To help you understand how to use the slides we have developed a set of Presenter Guidelines which walk you through slide by slide so you can feel confident when you deliver the presentation to young people. 


For more information please visit Tomorrow's  engineers careers page, click here

To celebrate Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, we have created a set of posters for schools that illustrate the amazing breadth and depth of engineering, and inspire pupils to consider careers in the field. (preview of posters below)

To order a free set of A1 posters for your school, please email your school address to the education team.

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With so much on offer, visit Apprenticeships in Scotland. Updated daily with the latest apprenticeship vacancies in Scotland across a wide range of subject areas. Also great Apprenticeships in Scotland magazine, with case studies. 


Some useful resource points of contact :- 

All About

National STEM Directories

Arkwright Scholarship Trust

Energy Institute

Engineering Development Trust (EDT)


Find School Workshops

Further Mathematics Network

Industrial Trust

Institution of Engineering Designers

Institution of Nuclear Engineers

Institute of Physics

Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine

Maths Careers

Maths Inspiration www.mathsin

National Science Learning Centre

National Skills Academy for railway Engineering

Primary Engineer

Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Aeronautical Society

Specialist Schools & Academies Trust

The Chartered Institute of Building

The Diploma in Engineering

The Institution of Chemical Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Engineering & Technology

The Institution of Marine, Engineering & Tech

The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Institution of Structural Engineers

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Universities & Colleges Admissions Service

UK Resource centre for Women in STEM

Women into Science & Engineering & Construction

Women’s Engineering Society

Young Engineers

The Welding Institute

"Raising aspirations of young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics"

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