STEM CAREERS: STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Marine Renewable Engineer

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Claire Legrand works as a Marine Renewable Engineer for Black & Veatch. She specialises in marine renewable energy resources such as tidal and wave power.

Highlighting lesser-known careers in STEM, this series aims to inspire students to pursue their own STEM pathway.

Increasing awareness of careers in STEM is a proven way of improving students’ perceived value of STEM and motivating them to pursue STEM pathways. Use this resource with Year 6-10 students to start learning about a career as a marine renewable engineer.

Video Length: 4:08 mins

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Years: 6, 7, 8, 9 ,10


Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable Energy, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional – Careers, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy


STELR is a ready-to-use STEM resource that is hands-on, inquiry-based, and in-curriculum.

Most importantly, it shows students that science and maths are relevant to their lives.

STELR aims to increase student enthusiasm for and engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) subjects, and provides career profiles that highlight the study pathways necessary for jobs in STEM-related industries.

STELR has produced more than 20 curriculum modules comprising over 280 lessons, 100 hands-on activities, 30 career profile videos and 80 written career profiles. Many modules are supported by kits of Australian-designed and manufactured equipment to facilitate inquiry-based, hands-on, minds-on, problem-based learning.

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