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Careers Advice

Join a small group tutorial with advice on structure, presentation and content for an outstanding CV.

Perfect for first year students but open to all.

Book a careers consultant appointment for answers to your careers-related questions, guidance with your plans and help to explore your options.

Particularly useful for first, final year and recent graduates.

Book an appointment with a careers consultant at the Careers+Placements reception desk or by ringing 0121 204 4757 or emailing careers@aston.ac.uk

Careers drop-ins are on most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 3.00pm-3.45pm in the Careers+Placements Centre, on a first-come first-served basis.  

Placement advice

The dedicated placement coordinator for your School will help you with placement search advice, CV feedback and practical preparation for an interview or assessment centre.

Available to 2nd year students and 3rd year students on placement
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If you are on an MEng course and seeking a placement year before your final year, you can book your placements advice appointment at the Careers+Placements reception desk 

Call us on 0121 204 3033 or email placementsupport@aston.ac.uk.  

If you are seeking a pre-registration post or summer placement, book a careers advice appointment

If you are a 2nd year student with quick placement query, just turn up at one of our drop-in sessions.

Check Aston Futures for current drop-in details. 


Advice on casual & temporary jobs & volunteering

If you are interested in applying for casual or temporary work or volunteering, get help with your applications by booking an appointment with the Jobshop, located on 1st Floor, Students’ Union. 

PDF document

Not sure what to expect from your appointment and how to prepare?

Take a look at our PDF which gives you all the details you need.

Aston Futures portal