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Sponsorship

 

Sponsorship of this award allows your company the opportunity to address the shortage of female engineers, show support in diversity recruitment and gender equality, and actively recruit female engineers.

 

Our sponsorship packages offer a credible platform on which your company can show support of women in the workplace and that our industry and you organisation offer fantastic career opportunities for young women.

 

To find out more contact the Recruitment Solutions Team at recruitadvertising@theiet.org

 

Co-headline sponsors for 2019


 

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure.

We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains.

We employ a skilled workforce of 83,100 people in over 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

 
Boeing (logo)

Boeing

The partnership between Boeing and the UK continues to get stronger and deeper, with UK jobs, skills and opportunities being constantly generated to support major UK programmes such as Apache, Chinook, C-17, P-8A, ScanEagle, Support Chain Information Services and Staffordshire Police, to mention a few.

Our workforce includes interns, graduates, reservists, special constables and ex-servicemen alongside our other highly skilled staff. We train and invest in our people and work closely with suppliers, universities and our business partners, helping to support thousands of high-value British jobs.

For over 100 years, Boeing has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood aeroplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into space, Boeing has become the world’s largest aerospace company and a leading manufacturer of commercial aeroplanes and defence, space and security systems. And we’re just getting started - especially in the UK.

 
Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace

From the smallest details to the highest pursuits, we are redefining aerospace. Every day we combine creativity and science to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.

At Collins Aerospace we know diversity drives innovation and inclusion drives success and that’s why we’re proud to be sponsoring this year’s awards which celebrate the achievements of women in Science, Engineering, Maths and Technology. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where we attract the very best talent and where all our employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility irrespective of gender.

 
GCHQ (logo)

GCHQ

Terrorism. Drug-smuggling. Arms dealing. Cybercrime. Money laundering. A woman’s work is never done.

You might think the world of intelligence and security services is a male-orientated world. Not so. It’s important for us to fully reflect Britain’s population, which means we’re fully committed to diversity and the different perspectives it brings to our work. Women are under-represented in technical and engineering roles.

So if you’re looking for a genuinely interesting career with outstanding development potential, consider GCHQ. Using some of the world’s most powerful technology, we work alongside MI5 and MI6 in helping counter threats to Britain.

Based in Cheltenham, ours is a highly technical environment, and we recruit graduates from all disciplines into entry level roles in a huge range of technical and engineering functions. While the work is totally unique, the skills and professional qualifications you gain will be industry standard, and transferable. Everyone benefits from personalised training, mentoring and shadowing.

 
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Leonardo

Leonardo is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD and the largest Italian inward investor to the UK.

The company generates exports worth around £1.3bn to the UK economy every year. Our long-term investment in emerging technologies and subsequent development of intellectual property in the UK is achieving export success and delivering huge economic benefits back into the UK, enabling investment in highly skilled jobs and helping to rebalance the UK’s economy.

We are one of the largest employers of engineering apprentices and graduates in the UK, with some 415 people on undergraduate, graduate and apprentice training programmes. Our apprenticeship programme was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED. In the UK Leonardo spends around £3.5 million on employee training and development annually, providing young people with the opportunity to gain qualifications through on-the job training, whilst simultaneously undertaking academic study.

Leonardo is a member of the 5% Club, through which the Company has committed to deliver 5% of its UK workforce on graduate and apprentice programmes within 5 years. We are proud to be exceeding this target, with 9% of the workforce currently on graduate and apprentice programmes.

Leonardo actively supports education and skills development through partnerships with schools, colleges and universities throughout the country, investing substantially in school engagement and supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) curriculums. Leonardo is committed to maintaining a skilled and diverse workforce and recognises the need to expand the UK’s pool of engineering resources. We are focussed on encouraging females into technology and engineering – in schools, through university, and into working life, actively supporting initiatives to encourage greater participation amongst young people, particularly women, in STEM.

 
MBDA  

MBDA

With over 60 years combined experience through our predecessor companies and over 10,000 employees across Europe and the USA, we are trusted suppliers of missile and missile systems to the defence sector.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides smarter and more effective equipment for the armed forces over land, sea and air.
 
  Ofcom (logo)  

Ofcom

Ofcom is the regulator of the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications, wireless and postal communications services.

The communications sectors are among the most fast-moving in the world, introducing innovative new technologies that can transform our lives. Sitting in the middle of this extraordinary activity is Ofcom.

We tangle with hot topics such as understanding the impact of new technology and the utilisation and protection of scarce spectrum. Engineers play a central role in supporting Ofcom's strategic direction, influencing national and international regulatory policy for spectrum, promoting competition and innovation - all of which are vital to the UK economy. Ofcom is right at the heart of the communications industries and you can be part of it too.

We’re really proud to be sponsoring the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards, which recognise outstanding female engineers in the UK. One of our main aims is to attract and retain top quality people, who are the best in their field and we are looking for talented female engineers and technologists to join us.

Ofcom is a dynamic place to work, offering employees the opportunity to combine high-level and intellectually challenging work in a rewarding environment. We are open to and support a range of flexible working practices to enable colleagues to balance their home and work lives. We have a competitive maternity scheme which supports employees before, during and after their maternity leave.

We provide compelling and competitive benefits, such as childcare vouchers, health checks, and a range of insurance. We have an active community volunteering programme, and we actively encourage colleagues to support the local community.

We’re looking for the best people that want to be part of the fast-paced communications sector.

 
Protolabs  

Protolabs

Protolabs is a quick-turn manufacturer that helps product development teams minimise design risk, accelerate time to market and reduce production costs. We do this through rapid production of prototypes and low-volume parts, using industrial 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding technologies.

Our on-demand manufacturing model allows you to economically procure the exact number of parts you need, when you need them - enabling further supply chain flexibility and cost-reduction opportunities.

We’ve revolutionised our industry by developing proprietary software that automates manufacturing processes and helps companies develop products faster. Our fast-paced, casual work environment is driven by employees who thrive on innovative thinking and are committed to creating a culture that supports learning and team work.

 
  Royal Air Force (logo)  

Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force is proud to announce their sponsorship of the highly coveted and prestigious IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2011.

The awards recognise the very best female engineers which the UK has to offer, highlighting the achievements of women in science, engineering and technology.

The RAF is keen to promote women and Engineering Excellence as these skills are an intrinsic part of many different careers within the RAF.

By raising awareness of the accomplishments of women engineers, The RAF can ensure that they continue their tradition of being at the peak of the engineering profession.

 
 

RS Components

RS Components is the global distributor for engineers. RS supports engineers across all disciplines with an extensive range of electronics and industrial products and services, free software and information resources that save time and expense through the design process.

RS gives engineers back their time by reducing the tediousness of day-to-day tasks, so they can focus on the fun stuff; the big new ideas and innovations that will become common-place in tomorrow’s world.

With operations in 32 countries, RS offers more than 500,000 products to over one million customers, shipping around 50,000 parcels a day. The company’s products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.

Teledyne e2v  

Teledyne e2v

At Teledyne e2v, we believe in championing diversity in the workplace and are working hard to attract new talent. We’re proud to sponsor this year’s IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards. With women in engineering roles representing 14.7% of our workforce, we are committed to increasing this figure over the coming years.

Teledyne e2v offers technical, engineering and financial apprenticeship schemes and works closely with local colleges and universities to deliver BTEC (Business and Technology Council), HNC (Higher National Certificate) and degree level positions.

Teledyne e2v employs approximately 1750 people worldwide, has design and operational facilities across Europe, North America and Asia, and has a global network of sales and technical support offices.

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