Whether you're on a taught or research course, we can support you with your next steps.
We understand that your studies are your priority. But don't forget we're here to support you with whatever you need, whenever you need it.
Take a look at our postgraduate timeline to understand how you can make the most of our service.
You may not have started your course yet, but the larger graduate recruiters are already on the lookout for their next intake of employees onto their graduate schemes and training programmes. International and UK-based applications open now – and some close as early as October. If you need advice, get in touch with our Careers Consultants.
It may feel daunting heading to the UK for study – particularly if you haven’t been here before. Do what you can to make it easier, such as studying the culture before you get here.
As soon as you arrive, find out about our induction programme aimed at helping you find your way around the University.
Now is the time to fine-tune your experience and build on your CV. Here are some things you can do to develop additional skills and stand out from the crowd.
There are so many ways to get ahead and prepare for the end of your degree. Discover your career options and research the different jobs aimed at MSc students.
Companies are recruiting now, so start considering your application and visit your Careers Consultant for help.
If you're considering a PhD, now is the time to research the requirements.
The Hub is where you can find out everything you need to know about working in the UK or another country, including visa requirements.
It's a good time to consider an internship, as larger employers will start recruiting now.
If you’re headed straight into the job market after your degree, you’ll want to be prepared. Get interview-ready with our practice assessment centre, psychometric testing and videos. When you’re confident, book your mock interview with a Careers Consultant – practice makes perfect!
Apply now for internships or find out about volunteer projects that are specific to your MSc. Every experience helps build your skill set and prepare you for your future career.
If you want to get straight to work after university, you'll find plenty of great opportunities on Aston Futures. Discover the different places your degree can take you.
It’s not too late to consider an internship. While bigger employers may recruit earlier, smaller companies and SMEs have a rich variety of experience to offer. Talk to a Careers Consultant about your options.
There's still time to add valuable experience to your CV, helping you stand out from other graduates.
Get a part-time job, look for short-term graduate opportunities or find business projects you can be part of. Come and talk to us – we’ll help you secure a good fit.
As an Aston University Graduate, you have access to Careers and Placements services for three years after you leave. That includes Aston Futures, our team of Careers Consultants and a host of events. We’re here if you need us.
You might not know what you want to do after graduating, and that's ok. We're here to support you whether you've figured out exactly what you want to do or you have no idea at all.
It's never too late to gain some work experience. We know you're really busy with your studies, but this can be a great opportunity to top-up your CV.