Careers Information

The fields of materials, minerals and mining engineering offer an endless choice of exciting, challenging and rewarding careers. We produce careers literature suitable for students from KS3 upwards which is designed to raise awareness of careers in materials, minerals and mining engineering.

Follow the links below for more information:

About materials, minerals and mining

Information for school and college pupils

Information for parents, teachers and governors

Careers and profiles

Jumping ahead at BAE - Danielle Burrows explains her career path from science A-levels through jobs in an office and as a lab assistant, to Materials Engineer in Composites and Non-Metallics at BAE Systems at age 22.

Women in Engineering – a tale of two careers 

Dealing with the gender deficit

Video: IOM3 Younger Members Committee chair Dr Kate Thornton on her role as Research Scientist, Croda Biopolymers Team

Profile - Diane Mather BEng CEng ACSM Geotechnical Engineer 

Profile - Daniel Stevens - IOM3 intern and University of Manchester Materials Science & Engineering student

Profile - Dr Sujata Kundu Teaching Fellow at Imperial College London

See more profiles and specifically of women in materials