“The most beneficial element of support from the programme was meeting leading recruiters and engineers from participating firms within my field.”

Kwaku, Engineering Candidate, successfully secured an Engineering placement with AECOM

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Engineering Engagement Programme (EEP)


The Royal Academy of Engineering is the UK’s national academy for engineering, bringing together the most successful and talented engineers from across the engineering sectors for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. SEO is partnering with the Royal Academy to increase diversity and inclusion across the engineering profession. The vision of the programme is to create an inclusive profession that inspires, attracts and retains people from diverse backgrounds and reflects UK society.

We are pleased to announce 4 upcoming EEP events in 2017 :

  • EEP 1 :  16th and 17th Oct – London
  • EEP 2 :  30th and 31th Oct – Birmingham
  • EEP 3 :  8th and 9th Nov – London
  • EEP 4 :  21st and 22nd Nov – Northampton

Selected EEP participants will benefit from skills sessions, application guidance workshops, industry exposure as well as exclusive speednetworking sessions with representatives from world class engineering employers.

*Successful participants will attend one of the four EEP events and will be required to attend both days of the EEP event they are selected for.

Read here to learn more about the EEP and testimonials from previous participants.


Support available

Apply today to benefit from:

Industry training sessions

Expert industry trainers from leading engineering firms and the SEO network help you determine which path is right for you.

Mock interviews

One to one coaching on how to approach case studies and better prepare for competency, strength based and technical interviews.

Presentation skills

Build your confidence and ability to communicate.

Networking sessions

Exclusive networking sessions with business leaders from major engineering firms.

Work insight and on-site visits

Opportunities to attend Open Days hosted by leading engineering firms across the UK.

Who can apply and when?

Undergraduates in every year of study as well as recent graduates. You should be studying, or have graduated in, a relevant degree for the engineering industry (STEM subjects).

Apply as soon as possible as applications are screened on a rolling basis. 

Participating world class employers

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amey logo image
arup logo image
atkin logo image
baeSystems logo image
ch2m logo image
Leonardo logo image
metaswitch logo image
nationalRail logo image
renishaw logo image
rollsRoyce logo image
siemens logo image
Thales logo image

These engineering employers have collaborated with the Royal Academy of Engineering to create an Engineering Engagement Programme aimed at attracting undergraduates from diverse backgrounds into the engineering profession. 

Engineering Disciplines

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical 
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Defence
  • Electrical 
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical 
  • Nuclear
  • Software
  • Structural

Contact us at engineering@seo-london.org