September - December Many of the big brand names have pre-Christmas deadlines. Get in touch with your placement coordinator to find out more.
January - March Lot's of SME’s start advertising in the New Year. Taking a placement in a smaller business will enable you to make a bigger impact. Consider your options.
April - July Still looking for a placement? Don’t panic, but don’t waste time either. Get in touch with your placement coordinator now.
Now you are on placement you’ll be busy developing career skills and discovering more about yourself. But don’t forget about your course – there is still things you can be doing to prepare for next year.
Join in the photo competition and share your stories. Keep up to date with our social media. Don’t forget to use #AstonPlacements
Check your Aston University email regularly – we’ll keep you updated with vital course and placement information.
You’re learning new skills every day on placement. Make a note of projects you’ve helped with, meetings you’ve attended, designs you’ve had a hand in – whatever you are doing on placement will enhance your CV, so write It down.
Worried about your placement, or struggling with some of the realities of living away from home and university for the first time? Whatever your concerns, give us a call or find us on social media - we’re here to help.
Find out who your placement lead coordinator is.