Engineering Your Future

All programmes on offer give students the chance to experience some of the various disciplines of engineering; helping students to gain real life, hands-on experience and to make an informed future career choice.

The three, four and five-day experiences will all include a combination of:

·       Hands-on activities

·       Group projects

·       Campus and/or site visits

·       Lectures and presentations

·       Fun challenges

Here's a taste of what’s on offer in each programme:



The ESB Engineering Your Future programme is an industry experience; which offers students the opportunity to

  • Learn about the disciplines & technologies making up the exciting world of engineering
  • Learn about the wide variety of engineering disciplines that are active across ESB
  • Visit key ESB locations and take part in practical exercises
  • Meet a variety of engineers at work
  • Hear from recent graduates about their careers

Third Level

The third level version follows the same format as the industry version, but focuses on the student experience by giving participants a taste of each discipline on offer at the chosen college. There will be company tours arranged during the programme as well as practical workshops and engineering talks.

Here is a taste of some of what’s on offer:

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT): Electronics, Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, and Electrical Engineering              

Dublin City University (DCU): Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and Electrical Engineering. 

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT): (New for 2020) Mechanical, Civil and Electronic Engineering.                                      

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT): Software & Electronics, Biomedical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Institute of Technology Carlow (IT Carlow): Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Aeronautical Engineering.

Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo):   Civil, Construction, Mechanical, Computing and Mechatronics Engineering.              

Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee): Agricultural, Mechanical, Civil & Construction and Mechatronics

Maynooth University:  Electronic Engineering and Robotics.

NUI Galway (NUIG):                                                           

TU Dublin – Blanchardstown Campus:  Computer Engineering and Mechatronic Engineering. 

TU Dublin – City Campus : Electrical & Electronic, Computer, Mechanical & Manufacturing, Structural and Civil Engineering

TU Dublin -Tallaght Campus:  Software, Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. 

University College Cork (UCC): Civil, Structural &Environmental; Process & Chemical: Electrical & Electronic and Energy Engineering                                

University College Dublin (UCD): Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical &Electronic Engineering and Structural Engineering

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT):  Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Please revert to the specific college or company website for more detailed information on what they provide. 

·         All programmes will take place during business hours. 
·         There are no evening events.
·         All students are responsible for their transportation to and from the programme.
·         There are no overnight events and no accommodation included in the programme.