Smart Futures is a national campaign for second-level students in Ireland, the campaign highlights career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in sectors such as medical devices, information and communications technology (ICT) and energy.
The Smart Futures Career week will run from 29 April to 3 May 2013. Students are invited to submit their career questions to panels of STEM experts ( questions can be sent through the website form on http://smartfutures.ie/stemweek/ or by using the hash tag #smartfutures on Twitter) and can win prizes for the best career question received. The week is also a chance for teachers and guidance counsellors to get up-to-date information about career opportunities in STEM in Ireland. A specialist panel will answer the questions sent in and the video will be aired on the Smart Futures website from Monday 29th April.
Other events throughout the week include;
• Monday 29th April: An introduction to working in science, 7pm
• Wednesday 1st May: An introduction to working in technology, 7pm
• Thursday 2nd May: An introduction to working in engineering, 7pm
For more information on the events and other details, you can view the STEM week webpage at smartfutures.ie/stemweek/