Dale’s Applications Engineer, Sam Magowan has been featured in Scarborough News on International Women in Engineering Day; in the article Sam highlights the need to encourage more women into STEM subjects, including engineering.
Sam decided to take an engineering apprenticeship after taking her A levels, despite being offered places at top universities. She is a keen ambassador for promoting engineering in local schools, particularly for girls, and has been part of the team who visit Scarborough’s Science and Engineering Week every year to help and advise young people considering a career in STEM.
Did you know…
UK engineering and manufacturing industry employs 5 million people and makes up a significant proportion of the working population
16.5% of engineers are women (June 2021), INWED
Engineering is on the UK’s skills shortage list – civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics engineers
Engineering Apprenticeships last around 3.5 years; you earn while you learn and you have the same rights as other employees
An apprenticeship can be a great route for young people to take post-college. If you'd like to find out more about apprenticeships at Dale which include engineering, admin, purchasing, IT and many more, please get in touch.