Women and girls

We have pulled together a wide range of resources and organisations to help you on your career path in STEM. If you can't find what you're looking for on our website, please contact us.

You may be:

  • at school
  • just starting your studies at college or university
  • a recent graduate
  • looking for your first, second or third STEM job
  • thinking about taking a break, but wanting to be sure you can return
  • hoping to get back into STEM work
  • wanting promotion and development
  • interested in setting up your own business
  • taking on positions of leadership

For Women

Women in STEM

To hear about upcoming courses, please sign up our newsletter to be kept informed and see our Events page
Read about the WISE Leadership Training course.

Find out about mentoring
and how it can help you in your career progression.

Find out about grants, funding and scholarships
, some specifically for women in STEM

View the latest job vacancies
from employers with a positive attitude to recruiting a diverse workforce.

See our Role Models page
and WISE Blogs for inspiration on what other women in STEM are doing in their careers.

For Girls

Building your future


WISEWISE Create your Future: Apprenticeships for girls
A highly interactive discovery workshop for girls, parents and teachers.
Find out more

Find out about apprenticeships - videos of apprentices and employers talking about apprenticeships in engineering.

Mind Maps
- these postcards outline the breadth of opportunities and careers you can follow within engineering, mobile technology, the natural world, and physics.

See our Role Models page and WISE Blogs for inspiration on what women of all ages are doing in their STEM careers.

Find out about careers in STEM and do a quiz to discover your inner researcher.

Postcards from the Future – join Maya in her search for the mysterious sender and download the comic book.

For Parents and Teachers

A Guide for Parents - a guide to help parents understand the benefits of their daughter doing an apprenticeship in STEM.

WISE works with educational institutions and business and industry to inspire women and girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics as pathways to exciting and fulfilling careers.

Organisations supporting STEM in education
A-Z of Organisations supporting STEM and widening participation in education