Breaking into Transmission and Distribution Engineering

Finding your first job in engineering is a daunting prospect. You have to navigate a labyrinth of graduate schemes, internships, networking events and advice websites, potentially while taking exams or working in another field.


CDT in Sustainable Hydrogen is proud to be new WES partner

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen is proud to be a new partner of the Women’s Engineering Society. Our Centre is a partnership between the universities of Nottingham, Loughborough, Birmingham and Ulster and we are investigating hydrogen innovations to meet the global energy challenge.


NMITE opens for business and launches search for 50 future engineers – no experience necessary

December 2020 - NMITE (New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering) announces that it is open for business and is inviting applications to fill 50 places in its Pioneer Cohort who will be the first graduates of NMITE’s Master’s Degree in Integrated Engineering in just over three years' time. Successful applicants will have their academic fees and accommodation costs covered in full for their first year thanks to a host of Pioneer Funders who, with other partners, have together provided a valuable contribution and investment in NMITE’s future success. The news comes as the institution has received validation by The Open University (OU) which enables it to start student recruitment.   

Lottie operating GKN Automotive’s 800v test rig

Countdown to WES Lottie Tour!

In just a few days, volunteers from the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) will once again be posting photos of Lottie at work for WES Lottie Tour during Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (2 – 6 November 2020) to show the huge range of careers available in engineering. During the week, volunteers will post photos on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn with the hashtag #WESLottieTour.