STEM Sessions

STEM Sessions

A careers podcast for teachers and young people’s influencers. STEM Sessions puts a spotlight on STEM careers in the UK. Every episode, we’ll be talking to one of our London based STEM Ambassadors, who are real people that work in STEM and also volunt


Civil Engineer - Abdul Muhammad
Jun 11 • 20 min
Abdul Muhammad works as a Civil Engineer in the rail division of Aecom supporting the design and construction of railway platforms, stations and parts of the High Speed 2 network. In Abdul’s episode, he and Natalie cover the contrasting misconceptions…
Electrical Engineer (Buildings) - Helen Watson
May 28 • 21 min
Helen Watson is an electrical engineer for multinational engineering firm Arup. In her role, she designs the electrical systems for construction projects ranging from new offices and restaurants to a brand new mental health hospital in South London. In…
Senior Digital Consultant - Prithyukshaa Ravi
May 20 • 19 min
Prithyukshaa (Shaa) Ravi is a Senior Consultant at Capgemini, working on a wide variety of digital projects in the financial sector, including helping to move paper processes online. She has also worked in a wide variety of roles in technology, starting…
Assistant Materials Engineer - Mimi-Isabella Nwosu
May 12 • 19 min
Mimi-Isabella Nwosu is an Assistant Materials Engineer at Sir Robert McAlpine, working on large infrastructure projects, including the development of a brand new town! In conversation with Natalie Cheung, Mimi-Isabella uncovers her incredible story of…
Lecturer, Engineer, Entreprenuer! - George Turnbull
May 1 • 16 min
Professor George Turnbull is a retired university lecturer, engineer and entreprenuer that during his working life earned a PhD, worked as an engineer and founded 3 companies, one of which manufactured photochromic glasses. He’s also a legend in the…
HS2 Apprentice - Chelsea Evans
Apr 23 • 13 min
Fresh out of sixth form, Chelsea Evans is a Project Management Apprentice at HS2, Europe’s largest infrastructure project connecting London to the north of England. In Chelsea’s episode, we cover the recruitment process for becoming an apprentice at…
Visual Effects Software Developers - Alex Gouvatsos & Lucy Wilkes
Apr 7 • 34 min
Alex and Lucy both work in research and development for visual effects company DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation studios for feature film and television.Alex works in the build team, supporting the creation of digital actors,…
Rail Vehicles Engineer - Jenifer Penn
Mar 31 • 23 min
Jenifer Penn is a Rail Vehicles Engineer for Transport for London, helping to design, test and implement components for underground trains to improve the passenger experience. In Jenny’s episode, we discuss the projects she has worked on, the creativity…
Physics PhD Student - Kathryn Coldham
Mar 25 • 26 min
Kathryn Coldham is a PhD student currently based at the world famous Large Hadron Collider at CERN! We uncover how Kathryn used her initiative as a teenager to gain a work experience placement at CERN and find out more about her particle physics…
Electrical Engineer - Aleks Sokol
Mar 23 • 23 min
From an interest in maths to developing electrical components in wind turbines! Aleks’ journey shows how patience is key to finding the right job role for you and the importance of picking up skills and experience along the way. We also discuss what…
Digital Media Apprentice - Tom O’Brien
Mar 18 • 23 min
From graduate job to apprenticeship, Tom O’Brien works for telecommunications giant BT as a Digital Media Apprentice, supporting the firm’s network through data and coordinating STEM outreach for the firm’s apprenticeship cohort. In Tom’s episode, we…
Software Engineering Director - Andre Siqueira de Nogueira
Mar 6 • 17 min
Andre Siqueira de Nogueira studied Economics, Finance and Software Engineering and has always been fascinated by STEM. As a director at a data analytics firm, he has always had a passion for engineering and has looked to take on new challenges.Andre…
Radiation Safety Physicist - Esther Uwannah
Mar 6 • 17 min
Esther Uwannah is a Radiation Safety Physicist for the NHS . Esther is also one of our 3,000 STEM Ambassadors based in London, giving up her time to volunteer in schools and inspire the next generation of STEM professionals. In our debut episode, we…
STEM Sessions
Mar 2 • 1 min
STEM Learning is the largest provider of education and careers support for STEM subjects in the UK. Supported by a unique partnership of Government, charitable trusts and employers, we are dedicated to raising young people’s engagement and achievement…