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Our Career Hacks blog offers practical advice and tips on how you can work towards becoming a professionally registered engineer, such as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or an Engineering Technician (EngTech).

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We’re looking for more IET Mentors – can you help? 5412

Every year we run ‘Mentoring Awareness Week’ at the IET to raise awareness of the benefits of mentoring, and this year we’re looking for more IET Mentors!

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Professional registration myths debunked 5271

Think you can’t apply for Chartered Engineer (CEng) until you’re 30? Or perhaps you’ve been put off applying for any professional registration status because you’ve heard it takes too long or you think you need a specific qualification? We’ve come across a few misunderstandings in our time, so we have decided to set the record straight and disprove ...

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IET Apprentice of the Year Award – open for entries! 5041

The IET Apprentice of the Year award gives employers the chance to recognise the work of exceptional engineering apprentices.   The IET Apprentice of the Year Award offers scheme coordinators and supervisors the opportunity to put forward an engineering apprentice they feel should be recognised for making a substantial contribution to the ...

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How To Choose Your Short And Long-term Career Goals 4729

Setting career goals, both short- and long-term, is not as hard as it might initially seem. Sometimes the idea of formulating a plan feels just too big to tackle and so we do nothing at all. Bad idea. There are small and simple steps you should be taking that will help you plan out what you need to focus on – now, as well further down the line.   When considering ...

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Ten Important Things You’re Gaining From Professional Development 4578

Trying to find the motivation to get off your sofa and head down to an IET Local Network event? Or perhaps you’re questioning whether you should have taken on that extra project at work, or agreed to attend that two-day conference? Well here are ten reasons why it’s worth putting time and effort into your professional development.  

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Five Forms Of Self-study To Support Your CPD 4427

Discover the everyday activities you might already enjoy that could count as CPD…   If you’re keen to improve your skills and progress into new roles then you’re likely to already be actively undertaking and recording your continuing professional development (CPD).

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