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- August 31st, 2016 Posted in Uncategorised

I'm an engineer logo31 August 2016 – Engineers are being asked to inspire the next generation in the 2016 edition of I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here!, an online outreach competition where engineers answer questions from curious school students.

I’m an Engineer is a novel and exciting way to develop your communication skills, gain a fresh perspective on your work, and find out what young people all over the country really think about science and engineering. You also get the chance to win £500 for your own STEM outreach activities!

Apply to be part of the next online event, running between 7-18 November, at

The UK Space Agency is funding places in the event for a variety of space-related engineers, and there are also extra spaces for engineers who began their careers in an apprenticeship. Read more about November’s event here.

In the event, you’ll get to answer online questions from students alongside fellow engineers and engage directly with classes in live text-based chats. Students then vote for their favourite engineer, who wins the £500 prize.

Everything happens online at so it’s simple to take part from your laptop at work or your phone at home. Find out what engineers from the recent June event thought about their experiences: “I thought it was great how bold students could be over online chats. It helped me too!

Apply for the next event by Monday 26 September, and read more, at

Any questions or for more information, contact or call 01225 326 892.