There is a huge misconception that the only way you can get into STEM is through doing the traditional route which is completing college/sixth form and then attending university to study a STEM subject.
Making decisions about the next stage of your education is always daunting, whether it’s your GCSEs, A-Levels or for further education.
“Whichever internship you will find – go in open-minded. Arguably you will learn the most if you have to figure some things out on your own.”
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Sophie Harker is an award-winning Aerodynamics and Performance Engineer for BAE Systems.
Internships help develop skills that will help an employer see your potential and give you the first big break you need.
Apprenticeships and internships both give you hands-on experience in a particular field. Sometimes it can be hard to know where to begin when you’ve just started looking.