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Changing Track: Discovering your career in Scotland’s Railway

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hear from women leaders about their careers at Network Rail

This 45-minute workshop aims to dispel myths associated with having a career in the railway industry.

You will have the opportunity to interact in an informal Q&A style session with two female leaders at Network Rail and will learn more about entry-level positions available and how to become successful applicants.

The second half of the workshop will discuss the Green future of the railway.

Scotland’s Railway is leading the transport industry with its ambitious target of achieving decarbonisation by 2035. To do this we will require new knowledge from a vast range of disciplines. From the data analysts, climate/weather experts, ecologists to chemical engineers. In this session, you will get insight into the upcoming roles and future career opportunities.

Colleagues leading the session are part of one of Network Rail employee networks, Inspire which aims to promote gender equality and support colleagues within the industry. We actively seek to engage and with young people and STEM Societies. You will be invited to connect with Inspire after the workshop which will offer you contacts to female industry leaders and workshops and resources developed in the future to enable you to succeed in join Scotland’s Railway.

About Network Rail

We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain’s best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we’re empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

This event is part of Equate Scotland’s Student Festival – to find out more about the festival and book on to other events please visit our website: https://equatescotland.org.uk/equate-student-festival/