In Careers and Placements, we love to support our students and graduates.
That's why we've put all of our resources in one place. The resource library is your one-stop-shop for all of our handy guides, covering all the important topics. If you can't speak directly to one of our team, these resources are the next best thing.
- Aston Futures
- Careers Guides
- Career possibilities - A host of useful articles, tips, short courses and videos on Aston360 to support you with the decisions you make about your career.
- Times Top 100 Graduate Employers - This definitive annual digital guide compiled from research lists the top 100 prestigious employers for graduates within the UK.
- TARGETJobs Careers Guides and Directories - These resources provide an in-depth view of careers in a number of sectors as well as profiling the 300 most popular graduate employers in the UK.
- Prospects Student Career Guide -This essential guide contains interviews from some of the UK’s largest recruiters, along with essential insights into how to apply for graduate roles and postgraduate study.
- The Job Crowd Ultimate Student Guide - Job Crowd analyse thousands of anonymous surveys to list the top companies to work for in this publication.
- CV Action Words - Struggling with the wording for your CV, or not sure how to phrase things? Try our useful list of action words.
- CV Guidelines - Our handy guide to creating a strong CV, all in one easy download.
- CV Guidelines for International Students
- Example CV for First Years
- Example CV for a Part-time Job
- Example CV for Placements
- Example CV for Final Years
- Example Skills-based CV
- Cover Letters
- Application Guidelines
- Speculative Applications
- Public Sector Applications
- Application Tracker
- Competencies Explained
- Interview Guidelines
- Interview Question Bank
- Video Interview Guidelines
- Competencies Explained
- Self-reflection Strengths Questionnaire
- Presentation Skills
- Psychometric Testing
- Understanding assessments - A host of useful articles, tips, short courses and videos on Aston360 to help you understand and improve your performance with psychometric testing.
- Psychometric tests: a guide for disabled candidates - This fantastic resource from AGCAS provides support and guidance on how to overcome the challenges posed by psychometric tests as a student with a disability.
- Assessment Centres
- Understanding assessments - A host of useful articles, tips, short courses and videos on Aston360 about how to prepare for assessment centres.
- Internships and Insight Experiences