‘But you don’t look like a physicist!’

Hi, Lily here! For this week’s post I am going to be talking about the reactions I have faced when talking to people about the fact I did a physics degree. My thoughts on the conversations I have had, how the responses have and continue to affect me and ultimately why I think working toContinue reading “‘But you don’t look like a physicist!’”

2 Years On From Finishing Uni

I really cannot believe (for one tiny second) that I graduated from university 2 years ago today! It was Friday 13th July 2018, which does have an air of unluckiness to it! But – thank goodness – it turned out to be a brilliantly lucky day for me! I had made it through my PhysicsContinue reading “2 Years On From Finishing Uni”

My Engineering Internship Experience

Hi, Maisie here! A couple of weeks ago I finished my year long internship at Boeing Defence UK as an ILS (Integrated Logistical Support) Engineer. I thought now would be a great opportunity for me to reflect back on it. A chance for me to share my experience, talk about my motivation and look backContinue reading “My Engineering Internship Experience”

7 STEM Careers You Might Not Have Heard Of

Hi, Lily here! Today I am going to be talking about STEM careers you might not have heard of before. It can be really difficult to know what career you might be interested in or what kind of job you think you would like to do. Once I had decided on studying Physics at universityContinue reading “7 STEM Careers You Might Not Have Heard Of”

Adapting To Working From Home

Whether you are at school, university or in the wonderful world of work, over the past few weeks you have most likely experienced some serious upheaval! One possible consequence of the difficult situation we are currently in is that you might now be working from home. To all the extraordinary key workers out there whoContinue reading “Adapting To Working From Home”

How We Became 2 Sisters Working In STEM

So how did we become 2 Sisters In STEM? What paths did we take to get where we are today? We thought a good way to kick off our blog would be to do a proper introduction and tell you a bit about ourselves. The journeys we have followed from school, through A Levels, toContinue reading “How We Became 2 Sisters Working In STEM”

Welcome to 2 Sisters In STEM!

Hi! We are Lily and Maisie, two sisters who have managed to muddle our way to start careers in STEM. There have been ups and downs, brilliant achievements and difficult challenges but all those experiences have led us to where we are today, and we hope sharing our stories will make it all seem aContinue reading “Welcome to 2 Sisters In STEM!”