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Employing an Aston Graduate

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Employ an Aston Graduate

Aston is a top university for graduate employability

Aston has a strong reputation for developing highly-skilled, sought-after, employable graduates and postgraduates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We pride ourselves on being able to help our students acquire the skills they need to foster their initiative and creativity as responsible global citizens. 

Aston has been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years. Aston is ranked in the top 80 in the World and 12th in the UK by QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2016. Whether you're an international business or a local SME, there are opportunities for you to employ students and graduates from one of the UK’s top universities, either on a student placement, a one off research project, or a permanent position.

As a potential employer, you can be assured that an Aston University graduate will make a positive and lasting contribution to your team. The employability of our graduates, and their continuing success, is of great importance to the University. Over 200 national and international organisations target Aston for their graduate recruitment each year. We are one of the top sources of graduates for organisations including Jaguar Land Rover, Cap Gemini and BT. 

Find out more about the services we offer for employers.

Why employ an Aston graduate? 

  • Aston’s close links with industry ensure that Aston degree programmes are relevant, constantly updated and meet your needs as an employer. 
  • As well as instilling professional skills and knowledge, all of Aston’s degree courses are designed to give students the transferable skills valued by employers such as team working, communications and problem solving. 
  • The majority of Aston students have undertaken a placement year - creating experienced, mature recruits, able to quickly adapt to your work environment. 
  • Aston is a research-led university, meaning up-to-the-minute thinking informs all of our teaching.  

To employ an Aston Graduate, you can create an account and advertise your opportunities immediately via Aston Futures. If you wish to discuss how our talent can benefit your business, please contact the Careers Centre on 0121 204 5299 or e-mail employerteam@aston.ac.uk

Advertise a Graduate Job

Advertise a Graduate Job

Create an account on Aston Futures and advertise your graduate jobs directly to Aston students and recent graduates

Employ a placement student

Employ a placement student

Placement students are an affordable means of getting fresh expertise at the core of your business