Mechanical Engineering Virtual Work Experience


The IMechE’s Virtual Work Experience programme provides an insight into the engineering profession and the critical role of mechanical engineers in addressing global challenges. Find out what mechanical engineers do, what skills they need, and what opportunities are available to you.

Top performing students will be invited to attend Formula Student 2025!

What’s covered

  1. What is mechanical engineering?
  2. Sustainability in mechanical engineering
  3. Exploring the future of energy: space-based solar power
  4. The future of transport: automotive engineering
  5. Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and automation in engineering
  6. Healthcare, biomedical and sports engineering
  7. How to become an engineer: routes into the profession

Who it’s for

Anyone with an interest in engineering can join the virtual work experience - you don't need to be studying engineering at school or college. It is open to students from anywhere in the world.

The target age group is 14-16 years old.

How to register

The IMechE virtual work experience is available on Unifrog careers platform until June 2025.

You will need to access it via your school or college Unifrog account.

Virtual experience as a mechanical engineer : Courses

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