Stem Careers Showcase – A joint venture between the Army and industry to showcase the breadth of educational and career pathways into STEM careers for young aspiring female students.
The aims of the day are to;
- Support the Government’s strategy to grow interest in STEM careers in line with policies from the Department for Education (DfE) and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
- Facilitate a career experience which provides access to traditionally difficult to reach career groups for females.
- Allow selected partners access to this exclusive event to showcase their STEM career pathway and help support their own diversity and inclusivity goals.
The audience will be 500 school girls between the ages of 11 – 15 years attending from schools across the public and private sectors. In order to advertise the event and achieve the required audience links have been established with;
- Girls School Association (150 private girls school),
- The Association of State Girls’ Schools (there are approx. 200)
- The Association of School and College Leaders (approx 18k schools across the country)
The event will consist of a range of activities including;
- Inspiring talks by STEM Female Role Models
- Career “stands” provided by industry partners. Ideally these stands would be hosted by female employees in STEM careers with careers information or activities, examples of equipment and examples of work.
- Career “stands” provided by military STEM career providers such as the Royal Engineers, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Royal Signals, Royal Logistic Corps and the Army Medical Services.
- Interactive STEM activities
- STEM Higher Education Providers/Apprentice Schemes/Supported Education Schemes.