Ideas for your event

Not sure what do? We’ve come with some ideas below.

Organise an activity or event in your company, and let us know by uploading the event to our website. Remember you are trying to entertain and inspire the audience.

  • Host a special free screening of the new documentary Eat. Sleep. STEM. Repeat for school students age 11 plus. Register for your screening now.
  • Run a series of hands-on activities
  • Host an exhibition/talk/lecture/seminar or debate
  • Plan an interactive demonstration in a museum or shopping centre
  • Invite a transition year student in to shadow you for the week
  • Organise a meet the engineers career session
  • Mentor a group of students
  • Host a family day or open your business for a public tour
  • Read our get involved to help you get started



International Women’s Day 2019 is taking place on the 8th March and this year’s theme is #BalanceForBetter

Plan a women in engineering event, download our planning guide.



The Global Marathon is an annual worldwide online forum where professional and college women can network, learn and share about women in engineering and technology.

Explore your personal and professional interests. Topics include:
• Engineering in the performing arts.
• How AI is changing our work.
• Entrepreneurship.
• Women in gaming.

Register for the Global Marathon March 8, 2019.

Would you like to organise an event but don’t have much time? There a number of providers available that engage students at a small cost.

steam-logoEngineering in a box activity kit

Engineers Week & Engineering in a Box have developed an activity kit which you can use during Engineers Week to inspire primary school students to take an interest in engineering. The activity kit includes training and instruction lessons for a demonstrator and all supporting materials so all you need to do is invite a class in or visit a school. The kit costs €200 to cover all the materials for a class of 30. Contact Roseanne O’Leary  on 01 6651301 to find out more.

Oceaneers education


Seiche Training provides marine based education programmes. These interactive, fun and educational workshops have been created by marine biology training experts and provide the ideal link between the marine environment and the national curriculum. The Construct an Underwater Microphone workshop applies engineering and design skills to discover underwater sounds. More details. 

Case study: ARUP

arup-logoARUP have hosted workshops during Engineers Week for transition year students. Opening their doors, they invite schools in from the local area during Engineers Week

Read more about their event here. Check out our blog to learn about more successful events from previous years.

Register now

Register your event so that you are part of our online searchable programme for Engineers Week. Marketing  and evaluation resources are also available to help you promote your event.