This is my first reblog. There is a part of me that feels it’s a step too close to plagiarism, a cardinal sin for an academic, but there is some great advice here, so if you are contemplating becoming ‘Chartered’ (or your local equivalent) do have a read.
One thing that I would add is, don’t forget that anyone can call themselves an engineer, but ‘Chartered Engineer’ is a protected title: if you use it without being properly registered, then you are liable to find yourself caught up in legal action…
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Ian Bowbrick delivering final thoughts during his talk about getting chartered
On the 30th of June, a Chartership Café was held at the University of Surrey as part of a Materials Society event. The event invited Ian Bowbrick, the Director of Professional Development and Membership, to give a talk about what the IOM3 is, what getting chartered (CEng/CSci/CEnv) is and a brief outline of what the application involves, and to answer and questions that the audience might have. Below is a post summarising what I understood from the talk, so for what you may have missed listening, or to those who wished to attend, here is a catch-up for your information:
Institute of Materials, Mining and Minerals
The talk started with a quick introduction of the institution of materials, mining and minerals (IOM3), described as one of around 35 professional engineering institutions. The institution covers all aspects of…
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