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!
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....
James enjoyed geography and sciences at school and went on to choose Geography for...
Senior Laboratory Technician
Jacek grew up on a farm with his parents in Poland. He always had an interest in...
Flood and Coastal Risk Management Advisor
On completing his A-levels, Andrew knew that he didn't want to go to university....
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.