Intel Engineers Inspire Young Minds During Engineer's Week Celebrations

Intel Engineers Visit Local Primary Schools to Support Engineer's Week


  • April 3, 2024

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Intel engineers recently visited local primary schools in Celbridge, Leixlip, and Maynooth and engaged with almost 1000 third-class students.

During these visits, our engineers delivered presentations and assisted the students in completing hands-on activities such as the Pyramid Sling Shot and a Zipline Racer. These activities are designed to introduce the students to important skillsets including experimentation, construction, problem-solving, attention to detail, and leadership. The participating schools are;

  • Scoil Mhuire, Leixlip                                       
  • Leixlip Educate Together NS, Leixlip 
  • Scoil ui dhalagh, Leixlip 
  • San Carlo Senior National School, Leixlip 
  • Scoil Bhride, Leixlip 
  • Scoil Eoin Phoil, Leixlip 
  • Weston Primary School, Leixlip 
  • Presentation Girls School Maynooth, Maynooth
  • Maynooth Educate Together School, Maynooth
  • Maynooth Boys' NS, Maynooth
  • Gaeilscoil Ui Fhiach, Maynooth
  • Gaelscoil Ruairí, Maynooth
  • North Kildare Educate Together School, Celbridge
  • St Patricks NS, Celbridge
  • SCOIL NAOMH BRID, Celbridge
  • Scoil Mochua, Celbridge

Employees also attended several additional schools where their children are enrolled.

In addition to these visits, Intel has also recently announced our continued support for the Engineers Ireland STEPS program. This strategic partnership with Engineers Ireland aims to inspire and engage future generations of STEM talent in Ireland.

Commenting on the partnership, Joe English, Fab34 Factory Manager said “Visiting local primary schools during Engineer's Week allows us to directly engage with young students and ignite their curiosity about STEM. Through hands-on activities and interactive presentations, we aim to not only introduce them to essential skill sets but also inspire them to pursue careers in engineering. Our continued partnership with the Engineers Ireland STEPS program reflects our commitment to nurturing the next generation of STEM talent in Ireland."

About Intel Ireland:

Intel Ireland is a leading technology company that is dedicated to supporting and inspiring the next generation of STEM talent through partnerships with organizations like Engineers Ireland.