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Test a career

Test out a career

Event schedule details

Saturday 18 June


Event location details

Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries, Level 1

Science Museum

Ever wondered what it’s really like to work in a job in science, tech or engineering? Come and talk to a range of employers in the Science Museum galleries for all the honest details.


Hands-on workshops

There’s only one way to learn what it’s like to work in science and tech roles – try out a job! Come and join us in our hands-on workshops with real professionals, learning real skills used in the workplace.





Q&A: What's your job really like?

It’s your chance to put your own questions to a panel of professionals in our Q&A sessions. Find what you really want to know about jobs that involve science, tech or engineering. What dangerous tasks do they get to do? Which mentors motivated them the most? What’s hard and inspiring about their role?




Visitor information

This is a drop-in event.

To attend the Festival, please make sure to register for free. Registering is the only way to receive the latest Festival updates, a first-look at the full programme, and opportunities to book onto popular talks, creative workshops and tours.

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Event categories

  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
  • Talks and tours
  • Workshop
Test out a career