Defence and Security specialists Lockheed Martin announce a brand new ‘returners’ scheme for UK engineers. Lockheed Martin has made a commitment to workplace diversity and inclusion by adopting the award-winning STEM Returners Programme, which offers engineers unique paid placements. The … Read more about Lockheed Martin team up with STEM Returners for pilot programme
Whilst focusing on increasing women’s representation in STEM isn’t a bad thing, far too often the conversation around workplace diversity and inclusion is limited to just gender equality. It was a privilege to be named as the Diversity in Engineering Award winners at the Enguinity … Read more about We can’t limit diversity and inclusion to gender
Careers aren’t always perfectly mapped out journeys from one job or role to the next, often for the millions of STEM professionals in the UK, changes that affect career paths have a detrimental effect on our ’employability’ when screened against outdated recruitment methods. For Haley Storey from … Read more about Returning to engineering after a 17 year career-break – Haley’s Story
After a fantastic evening at the Enginuity Skills Awards, live from the Packed Lunch Studio at Channel 4, STEM Returners are delighted to reveal that we have been named as the winners in the Diversity in Engineering Category, sponsored by the Prince’s Trust. The event had been originally due to … Read more about STEM Returners win Enginuity’s ‘Diversity in Engineering’ award!
Celebrating International Women’s Day this year, we look back at some of our inspirational female returners who have found their way back into STEM via the programme. Currently, only one in ten engineering posts is held by a woman. Every woman in STEM is a trailblazer for the next generation of … Read more about INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY: The female returners blazing a trail in STEM
Working in the marine industry since 2007, Ant Vanson was an experienced contract CAD Design engineer. Unfortunately, Ant faced many of the same problems that candidates with non-standard CV’s come across when job hunting in STEM. Making the transition from contract to permanent work is a common … Read more about From sporadic contract work to a permanent engineering role – Ant’s Story
Engineers in Hampshire have been given a huge boost with the return of an award-winning recruitment scheme at BAE Systems in Portsmouth. The defence and security giants have once again committed to inclusive recruitment with another set of placements in partnership with STEM Returners. The … Read more about BAE Systems’ ‘return to work’ programme welcomed back to Portsmouth
As a Mechanical Engineer with a masters degree specialising in the Oil and Gas industry, Isaac Bonad came to the UK to forge a career in engineering. Whilst looking for his first role in the country, Isaac was offered the chance to complete a doctorate in Scotland. “Whilst I was searching for an … Read more about How barriers prevented a PhD qualified engineer from returning to STEM – Isaac’s Story