STEM: Benefits for Employers

Benefits of the STEM Ambassador Programme for Employers

  • Develop the skills of employees eg presentation, teamwork and communications skills
  • Positive impact on corporate social responsibility
  • Raise organisation’s profile within the local community
  • Access to free training for your employees
  • Support future recruitment initiatives by building interest in the sector
  • Flexible programme to suit the needs and requirements of your organisation
  • Increase morale and employee retention as employees are likely to be more motivated
  • Positive brand awareness
  • Develop good working relationships with schools, colleges and community groups
  • Support future recruitment and retention at all career stages

Find out more about how your organisation can benefit by being supporting the STEM Ambassador programme.

As an employer, how you can support the STEM Ambassador Programme

The STEM Ambassador programme has the flexibility to suit all organisations, regardless of their size. As an employer, you can decide the level of engagement:

  • Low engagement – encourage staff to sign up, allow time off for volunteering
  • Medium engagement – host a sign-up event, develop targets around engagement with young people, host activities at your site or plan bespoke activities to be delivered at school, college, in the community or online
  • High engagement – embed the STEM Ambassador Programme into your workplace culture and strategic plans. Host activities and events at your site for young people. Work with STEM Learning to develop bespoke resources for volunteers related to sector

Have  a look at the FAQs on the STEM Learning website for more details.