UCL Career Frameworks


Enterprise & External Engagement

The Enterprise and External Engagement family sits within the Technical Professionals' practice area. An example career pathway could take you from Assistant Technician to Principal Engineer.

What is Enterprise & External Engagement?

This Job Family covers a wide range of predominantly externally directed activities, and knowledge exchange activities directed at collaboration with agencies and stakeholders outside of academia, including businesses, industry and the public. Some of these activities are delivered by the same types of technicians, engineering specialists and technologists referred to in the Research job family.

Public engagement brings members of the public into UCL’s research and teaching, as active participants, practitioners, and advisers. 

The undertaking and delivery of commissioned projects or commercial services for external bodies and, businesses or clients brings the knowledge and expertise of UCL technical staff into contact with professional and industry-based partners and clients as well as ensuring public benefit of research arising from this work.

Technical Professionals working within Enterprise and External Engagement job family, might be engaged with activities ranging from outreach activities, such summer schools, and open days to delivering consultancy to industry, to creating unique research instruments in collaboration with or under contract to external partners.

Role Profiles 

Case Studies

Louise Rayner

Louise Rayner

Director of Archaeology South-East, UCL Institute of Archaeology

Meet Louise