Welcome to Discovering Technicians. icould has teamed up with Future Morph to bring you this guide to practical jobs in Science, Engineering, and Technology.
Watch some of the videos below to discover real-life experiences of work or see the articles on this page for some top tips and advice. Get going and see what’s out there!
Nuclear Chemistry Technician
Luke joined the army straight after school but left after a short time. He then spent...
Jody had an interest in sciences whilst at school. She investigated different degree...
Senior Technical Manager
Natasha H is a Senior Technical Manager growing herbs. "There's always a challenge...
practical jobs in Science, Engineering, and Technology
Technicians from a range of industries explain what their jobs involve.
Deputy Teaching Support Manager
Mala considers herself to be somebody who is a hard worker. She studied sciences...
Katherine always likes sciences at school, with her favourite subject being Chemistry....
Career profile: Railway engineer
Railway engineering is a broad and varied area, with opportunities for engineers of all kinds.
Career profile: Contracts engineer
Contracts engineers handle the business side of engineering.
Career profile: Logistics engineer
Logistics engineers manage the distribution of goods and resources - for example ensuring that products get from the factory to the shop shelf
Get technical at CERN
Home to the Large Hadron Colider, CERN is a leading international science organisation, based in Geneva, Switzerland. As well as bringing together world-class experts,...
Technicians in Engineering
Engineering Technicians solve practical engineering problems, contributing to the design, manufacture, and operation or maintenance of products, equipment, or processes.
Working as a University Research Technician
Interview with Antonio Spadaccino who supports student and academic research at the University of Edinburgh.