Get Experience

Nothing beats experience when you're applying for a job – but you might be surprised at the many ways in which you can gain it.

Here are a few easy ways to build your CV, answer tricky interview questions and become work-ready.
 

Gain experience abroad through a study programme

Aston University holds links with partner universities all over the world, allowing students to take part in short study opportunities overseas during the summer break – a great way to experience new cultures, make new friends and add something different to your CV.

For more information, contact our International Placements Team or start your search on Aston Futures.

Connect with industry professionals

If you're looking for advice from industry professionals, Firsthand has got you covered. Connect with professionals who have been in your position and are where you want to be in the future. You can chat about your career aspirations, get feedback on your CV and even run a mock interview. 

Firsthand also has some handy resources to support you, including a library of webinars on a range of industry topics. There's also a step-by-step guide on how to use the platform if you ever get stuck.