Finding Your Placement

Where do you start your placement search?

There are lots of placement search websites that you can use, and we've listed some of our favourites below.

UK Placements

We recommend starting your search on Aston Futures. We work with employers both big and small to ensure Aston Futures is filled with placement opportunities across the UK year-round, with a particular focus on local roles. Each opportunity is subject to our due diligence tests, so you can be confident that the placement opportunities you find on Aston Futures are with employers you can trust. 

Alternative options

Overseas Placements (Work)

Again, we recommend starting your search on Aston Futures. We work closely with employers all over the world to ensure Aston students have the opportunity to broaden their horizons, experience a new culture and possibly learn a new language. Each opportunity is subject to our due diligence tests, so you can be confident that the placement opportunities you find on Aston Futures are with overseas employers you can trust.

Alternative options 

Overseas Placements (Study)

Aston University has links with over 70 partner universities located all over the world. These partnerships allow Aston students the opportunity to spend part of or all of their placement year abroad, experiencing a new culture and possibly a new language. Our study abroad placements include opportunities with universities in France, Japan, Spain, USA, Mexico and Brazil, just to name a few.

These study abroad opportunities are all advertised exclusively on Aston Futures.

If you want to find out more about our study abroad options or about any of our partner universities, contact our International Placement Team.