Now available: ICE Inspiration Series for 16 to 18-year-olds

ICE is proud to launch the complete set of videos from our popular Inspiration Series.

The ICE Inspiration Series is now available on demand
The ICE Inspiration Series is now available on demand

You may have seen the first videos of the Series during Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2020. The complete set now provides all the inspiration and information you need to make an informed choice about a career in civil engineering.

Do you want to shape a better world? We’re going to tell you how.

ICE’s careers programme provides inspiring and exciting opportunities for young people to experience the world of engineering online. We launched the first of these special event recordings in the autumn’s Tomorrow Engineer’s Week and have since added the whole programme to enjoy and learn from.

The Series includes loads of fascinating chat from real engineers sharing real experiences to give you unmissable insights into one of the world’s most exciting and rewarding professions.  

Why civil engineering? Engineering a better environment

Civil engineers Shaun, Cameron, Rachel and Stuart tell all on green energy, bamboo houses, riverbank regeneration and cycleway design.


Why civil engineering? Saving lives

Civil engineers Filip, Hiba and Tom tell all about saving lives in earthquake zones, flood areas and anti-terrorism design.


Why civil engineering? Designing and building the future

Civil engineers Rhiannon, Brogan and Selina tell all about the design and construction of our infrastructure – from the everyday like a new bus route to creating a Bond Street designer fashion store interior.


What's it like being a civil engineering university student?

Student and graduate civil engineers Virtue, Sam, Claudia and Ayo tell all about their university experience – from whether you need to be good at maths to how diverse their courses are. Find out how good it feels to graduate, what a constructionarium is and get top tips for choosing your course.


What's it like being a civil engineering apprentice?

Apprentices Lucy & Dylan, apprentice turned educator Vicky and top industry employer Sarah gave us the low-down on civil engineering apprenticeships in this episode. 

Find out how apprentices study and what qualifications they get, how desirable qualified apprentices are to employers (spoiler alert – very!) and get top tips for applying.

How to apply for civil engineering

In our last episode we explored how to get into civil engineering and secure valuable scholarships with student and graduate engineers Louise, Rob and Uchechi. Find out about work placements and how to make your personal statement stand out from the crowd. Plus get top tips for winning an ICE scholarship worth between £1,000-£8,000!

We want your feedback!

You can tell us what you thought of any (or all!) of these events by filling in our short survey here . Your feedback helps us plan even better content for the future. Email us if you’d like to be kept up to date with ICE’s education programme news at: [email protected]

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