Institution of Name PPT Templates Improving the world through engineering
Vision and Purpose • Vision • Improving the world through engineering • Setting the agenda • Developing professional engineers • Inspiring the next generation • Purpose • To lead and promote professional engineering
Values • The IMechE expects all its members and employees to commit to the Vision and the Values of: • Professionalism • Integrity • High ethical standards • Respect for people and the environment • Innovation
IMechE Overview • One of the most influential and prestigious engineering institutions in the world • Founded in 1847 by George Stephenson • Promotes the status of Professional Engineers • Registering Chartered Engineers, Incorporated Engineers and Engineering Technicians • A force in the industry for change • A united voice for the profession • 80,000 members worldwide
IMechE and your University • Support throughout your studies • IMechE contact at your university • Young Member Panels • Final year presentations
Information & Library Services • Technical information - for assignments • Extensive Books & Journals library - for loan • Careers Information - company research & advice • Business information - markets, suppliers & trends • The most comprehensive mechanical engineering library in the world. Dealing with over 10,000 enquiries per annum
Publications • FREE Professional Engineering Magazine online • Free Engineering Opportunities • mechs – four times a year • Technical Papers • Books & journals
Awards • Environmental Issues Award • Overseas Study awards • Student Hardship awards • Overseas voluntary work or project work • Additional support available for Postgraduate study
Competitions & Prizes • Whittle Reactionaries prize • Speak Out For Engineering • Formula Student • Annual IMechE Best Student • Annual IMechE Best Project
Benefits of Professional Registration • Recognition of professional competence worldwide • Lifelong professional development • Increased employment opportunities • CEng or IEng designation allows you to deal on an equal footing with other professionals • Higher earning potential
Academic Benchmarks CEng Professional Development MEng BEng (Hons) + Further Learning Professional Development
Recording your development • Keep a record of any placement activity • Join an MPDS scheme if available • MPDS is a 4 year QA Route to becoming a Professional Engineer • Can claim up to 18 months back after graduation • Get records signed off by your supervisor • Build up a portfolio of evidence • Invest in your development now; so a company will invest in you?
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