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Students! New people that match your interests 👇

It’s tough to know all the possible jobs out there. But you probably know what you like doing now. Do you: like to help people? Talk to Shona, the radiotherapist 🏥 love robotics? Check out Lydia, engineering apprentice 🤖 enjoy being outdoors? Meet Anthony, the conservationist 🦗 like something else…? Find interesting people based on what you like: Choose my interests ❯❯ You can also Log in to save your interests on your profile and see recommendations of who to read about next. What is Careers Zone? Discover jobs. Get advice for your future What it’s like to be a marine biologist or a satellite engineer? How do you become a psychologist for conspiracy theories or someone who protects airplanes from lightning? Have questions about uni or apprenticeships? The scientists and engineers in Careers Zone are on hand to help you out. ASK them anything you like about careers in science and engineering: ASK my questions ❯❯

Posted on November 28, 2018 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

Explore STEM Careers today

Careers Zone – Connecting students with STEM professionals Welcome to the new students and professionals who’ve recently joined I’m a Scientist – Careers Zone. Students – get started exploring STEM Professionals’ profiles: UK STEM Professionals Ireland STEM Professionals Recent questions Students – ask your question any time using ASK. You can ask a specific professional a question through their profile page too. Professionals – log in to see questions asked to you on your profile. Changes to the Careers Zone We’re currently working on improvements to the Careers Zone site. These changes will make it easier for students to find STEM professionals in jobs that interest them. Stay tuned for more information on these developments over the coming months…

Posted on May 8, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Does art ever help you in science? and other great questions from your Careers Zone

Student winner Congratulations to 959cara48 who has won this month’s ÂŁ20 voucher for great involvement in the Careers Zone. We’ll be in touch with your teacher to get your prize to you. New Questions We’ve had loads of great questions over the last 2 months – here are 3 of our favourites (click to read the answers): Does art ever help you in science? Would choosing the STEM subjects be useful to achieve better in the science careers please? What types of things do chemical engineers do on a typical day? Also, is a process engineer a type of chemical engineer? If so what are the other types of chemical engineers? Get advice for your future! Over 100 experts have signed up to answer your questions, they’re organised by school subject to help you find people relevant to you. You can post questions to any expert on the site, even when they’re not … Continue reading

Posted on March 7, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Live chat today, 3:00-4:30

Join us after school today for a drop-in live chat, open to all students and experts who are available. Time: 3:00-4:30 Chat page: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk Students See which experts are coming in the comments here. You can comment to let them know you’ll be coming too! Experts Let the students know if you’re available by commenting on the chat booking.  

Posted on January 24, 2018 by modkatie in News | 1 Comment

Careers Zone Live chat – Wednesday 24th January, 3:00-4:30

The next Careers Zone live chat is: Wednesday 24th January 3:00-4:30pm Chat page: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk This is a drop-in style chat after school, open to all students at schools in the zone and all experts who are available. There will be a moderator in the chat at all times to help it run smoothly.   Experts  If you’d like to join all or part of the drop-in chat, please comment below to say so, e.g. ‘Hi, I’ll be there from 3.15 :)’. Please comment by Monday 22nd January.   Students Check the comments to see which experts are planning to be in the chat. You can comment to let them know you’ll be there too. Be sure to look through these experts’ profiles and log in on Wednesday after school (3:00-4:30pm) to chat with them live here: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk Teachers Please support your students in accessing the chat. If you’re bringing a whole class online, … Continue reading

Posted on January 15, 2018 by modkatie in News | 12 Comments

Live chat today 3:30-5:00pm in Careers Zone

Students Get advice for your future from scientists and engineers and ask anything you need to know about science and engineering careers. Login after school from 3:30-5:00pm today to meet the scientists and engineers. Click the button to join the CHAT.   Teachers Please support your students in accessing the chat. If you’re bringing a whole class online, comment below to let us know! If you have any questions or problems, please call us on 01225 326892 or email katie@mangorol.la   Experts Remember to drop in from 3.30pm to CHAT with the students in this after school session:

Posted on December 6, 2017 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Careers Zone Live chat – Wednesday 6th December 3.30pm–5.00pm

The next Careers Zone live chat is: Wednesday 6th December  3.30pm–5.00pm Chat page: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk This is a drop-in style chat taking place after school. It’s open to all students in the zone and all experts who are available. There will be a moderator in the chat at all times to help it run smoothly.   Experts  If you’d like to join all or part of the drop-in chat, please comment below to say so, e.g. ‘Hi, I’ll be there from 3.45 :)’. Please comment by Monday 4th December.   Students Check the comments to see which experts are planning to be in the chat. You can comment to let them know you’ll be there too. Be sure to look through these experts’ profiles and log in on Wednesday from 3.30pm–5.00pm to chat with them live here: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk Teachers Please support your students in accessing the chat. If you’re bringing a whole class online, … Continue reading

Posted on November 30, 2017 by modantony in News | 3 Comments

Careers Zone – What’s new?

Student winner Congratulations to jennybarratt1 who has won this month’s ÂŁ20 voucher for great involvement in the Careers Zone. We’ll be in touch with your teacher to get your prize to you. Another student winner will be announced next month – ASK questions and turn up to the next live CHAT to be in with a chance of winning! Get advice for your future! Over 100 experts have signed up to answer your questions, they’re organised by school subject to help you find people relevant to you. You can post questions to any expert on the site, even when they’re not online! Ask a specific expert on their profile page, or post a more general question on the ASK page and we’ll send it to the right people for you. We’ll email you when your question is answered. Click on the experts below to read more about them & ASK them … Continue reading

Posted on November 22, 2017 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Careers Zone Live chat – Wednesday 8th November, 1–2.30pm

The next Careers Zone live chat is: Wednesday 8th November  1-2.30pm Chat page: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk This is a drop-in style chat. It’s open to all students at schools in the zone and all experts who are available. There will be a moderator in the chat at all times to help it run smoothly.   Experts  If you’d like to join all or part of the drop-in chat, please comment below to say so, e.g. ‘Hi, I’ll be there from 1.15 :)’. Please comment by Tuesday 7th November.   Students Check the comments to see which experts are planning to be in the chat. You can comment to let them know you’ll be there too. Be sure to look through these experts’ profiles and log in on Wednesday from 1pm-2.30pm to chat with them live here: careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk Teachers Please support your students in accessing the chat. If you’re bringing a whole class online, comment … Continue reading

Posted on November 6, 2017 by modantony in News | 6 Comments

What’s it like to…

…be a psychologist? How much does a conservationist earn? How do you become a bicycle engineer? What’s it like to help doctors detect cancer earlier? What do I need to study to be a marine biologist? What does a software engineer do? What’s it like to experiment on freezing organs for the future?   Login tomorrow, 12:30-2pm to talk to these experts and more!             How to join in: Go to careers.imascientist.org.uk/talk tomorrow anytime from 12:30-2pm. Login using the card or link your teacher gave you. Lost your login details? That’s easily solved! You can reset your password using your email address, ask your teacher for new details or email us at admin@imascientist.org.uk Students – let the experts know you’re coming by commenting below.

Posted on October 10, 2017 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment