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Kirsty's Story - Design Assurance Engineer, National Grid

posted 26th of June 2018

After a careers aptitude test identified that she was suited to a career in Engineering, Kirsty applied for an apprenticeship and loved that she was able to do something hands on while continuing her education part time. She was then accepted onto National Grid’s Engineering Training Programme, similar to a higher apprenticeship. Read more about why Kirsty chose to work in energy and utilities.

Sarah's Story - Professional

posted 26th of June 2018

Sarah began her career in the energy and utilities sector with an apprenticeship. After qualifying, she has since been promoted to a number of roles. Find out why she loves to prove herself as a woman in the sector!

My journey to becoming an actuarial consulting analyst - Khushil Modi

posted 15th of March 2018

I joined the Deloitte Consulting Graduate scheme within the Actuarial team after graduating in 2016. Currently aligned to Insurance, I have also had past experience in other areas of the Actuarial team here, such as Pensions, Banking and data analytics. Prior to joining Deloitte, I had internships at Zurich Insurance within their General Insurance Reserving team, at the Royal Bank of Scotland within the Risk team, and at a smaller Actuarial Recruitment company.

International Women’s Day

posted 7th of March 2018

Women make up 23% of the core STEM occupations in the UK and 24% of those working in core STEM industries. We have 61,430 more women working in core STEM in 2017, but there is still a lot of work to be done to carry on growing this number.

Mind the Gap (Year)

posted 6th of March 2018

New research reveals how a gap year can positively impact your CV

Architectural Exchange Programme

posted 2nd of March 2018

Effective collaboration Our Architectural Exchange Programme provides an opportunity for our engineers to spend one or two weeks on secondment at an architectural practice – in return we provide the chance for architecture graduates to spend similar time on secondment at Hoare Lea.

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