CAREERS IN… Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

The links below are relevant to your subject area and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities. You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

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Careers information

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find careers advice, graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

  • Job Sectors – A comprehensive career guide to jobs in a specific sector, and practical information on finding a job in your chosen area.
  • Job Profiles – Search A-Z of job profiles or view job categories – includes typical employers and vacancy sources
  • Options with your subject – Explore options with your degree.
  • Job Vacancies – Search graduate jobs, graduate schemes, internships and work experience opportunities with graduate employers.

Careers in Aerospace – Covers aerospace, aviation and defence careers, entry routes and job search information
Royal Aeronautical Society – Careers & Education – Aerospace Careers – Getting Started

Jobs & Work Experience

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Aircraft Engineers.com – Aircraft maintenance and aerospace engineering jobs.

Aviationjobsearch.com – Search jobs by title and region.

Aviation Jobs – Browse by job category and location.

Engineering & Technology Jobs – The Institution of Engineering and Technology jobs board.

Enginterns – Includes Internships, placements and industry news.

Engineering Jobs – Green Jobs – GreenJobs lets you find Environmental Jobs and Renewable Energy Jobs from top employers and recruitment agencies.

Flightglobal Jobs – Search for aviation and aerospace jobs.

Gradcracker – Careers for aerospace internships, graduate opportunities and employers.

Indeed.co.uk/Engineering – Placements – Job site that includes placement search.

Jet2Careers – Engineering – Vacancies listed for Engineers, Maintenance, Powerplant and more.

Science & Technology Facilities Council – student internships – One of Europe’s largest research organisations specialising in science, engineering, computing and technology. STFC offer a variety of opportunities for undergraduates including: sandwich placements and paid vacation schemes. Whilst working at STFC you will gain on the job work experience, working on real projects alongside expert scientists and engineers.

STEM Graduates – Specialised careers site for students studying Science, IT, Engineering and Maths subjects. Includes jobs with an immediate start and graduate schemes.

STEM Women – Promoting Opportunities, Employers and Events to Female Students (and Graduates) studying STEM subjects.

TheEngineer – Aerospace Jobs – Many different levels of Aerospace jobs are covered throughout the UK from leading recruitment agencies, jobs firms and direct employers in the Engineering sector.

Top Engineer – Search engineering jobs by sector and location.

Top Engineering Jobs – Aerospace and Aviation – Graduate jobs in Aerospace and Aviation.

TARGETjobs: Engineering – Search for internships, graduate vacancies and employers.

Employer Directories

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Careers in Aerospace – View the Aerospace Directory to find companies.

Royal Aeronautical Society – Jobs Board – Search by job function and location.

The Society of British Aerospace Companies – View Aerospace Directory to search for companies by name, sector or location.

The Aerospace Wales Forum – Search Aerospace companies in Wales.

Employer Directories

AGCAS Industry Insight – Engineering – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

Engineering and building management – 'What do graduates do?’ – provides information on the destinations of recent graduates from specific subject areas.

CareerPlayer – Careers – View career videos on Engineering & Manufacturing which includes case studies within Aerospace Engineering.

Aeronautical and Automotive

FMC Global Talent – Automotive – Automotive, motorsport industry recruitment specialist.

Welsh Automotive Forum – Contact to make links with automotive employers in Wales.

Welsh Motorsport Directory PDF – Use to identify and make links with employers involved in motorsport in Wales.

Walesonline business article Wales must seize the golden opportunity of a bright manufacturing future says automotive industry leader – interesting read about the growth of the automotive industry in Wales.