- Skills & Careers
Skills & Careers
More companies are worried about a shortage of qualified engineers but fewer are offering training, the Institution’s annual skills survey has found.
Mechanical engineer Patrick Cottam is at the heart of efforts to develop a bizarre new form of solar energy technology, all thanks, he says, to a work experience stint with ballooning pioneer Per Lindstrand.
Ailie MacAdam, one of the UK’s top engineers, is determined to use her success to inspire industry’s next generation of women
Why you should consider a career at the European Patent Office
On The Move
The Engineer’s latest Women In Engineering special reports that while there’s tentative evidence that more women are pursuing an engineering career, industry can do more to ensure they stay.
A new job, and some morale-boosting praise, prompts our anonymous blogger to ask why different companies appear to have different expectations of their engineers?