Students of all ages in Donegal enjoyed a series of fun, engaging and informative events during Engineers Week 2019.
Now in its 13th year, Engineers Ireland’s annual nationwide celebration sets out to raise the profile of engineering and highlight the diverse opportunities in the sector.
Events took place in Donegal between 2nd and 8th March to show young people the many types of work engineers do. Activities included fun workshops and events aimed at students in both primary and secondary schools throughout Donegal.
Engineers Ireland’s Donegal Region, in partnership with the School of Engineering at Letterkenny Institute of Technology, hosted an engineering career showcase on Tuesday 7th March aimed at both secondary senior cycle students and third level engineering students.
Engineers from up to 20 locally based companies and organisations in a variety of engineering disciplines, hosted stands and met with attendees to speak about their lives in engineering and to offer advice on education and prospective career paths.
Over 400 primary school children from across Donegal attended ‘Who wants to be a Superhero’ show on Friday 8th March at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.
This show provided the students with the opportunity to learn about engineering principles in a fun and memorable way.
Also during the course of the week, local engineers paid a visited schools to promote science, technology, engineering and maths to increase a greater awareness of the positive impacts of the work that engineers have on our everyday lives.Tags: