University is your opportunity to gain technical knowledge, hands on skills, and valuable experience.
6 great ways to meet new people passionate about space, learn new skills and boost your CV!
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“I want to work in the space sector”. It’s a question that’s as old as time, well, a question as old as the space programme. In this article, Dr Emma Taylor gives her five tips for getting that first job.
Graduate training programmes are structured training schemes for graduates usually run by large companies.
As a STEM ambassador, you can share your experience and help inspire young people to choose a STEM career.
Networking events are everywhere, but taking full advantage of them can be tricky. What do you say to get the conversation started? How do you sell your skills without bragging?
Writing a CV when you’ve not got much experience can be tricky. Don’t worry, the people looking at your CV were in the same position too once. Include all the important things and you’ll be fine.
Not sure what to do with your future? Wondering whether to do a Master's or a PhD, or apply for a graduate scheme? Worried your CV might not be up to scratch? Read advice from those who have been through it all.
Internships are short placements within companies working on real projects. They give you valuable work experience and can open up doors for your future.
Make the most of your time at university by joining (or setting up) a space society at your university.
A summary of the Downstream Applications workshop organised by the Space Universities Network (SUN).
A PhD or doctorate is an advanced qualification obtained after years of specialist study and independent research.
Postgraduate master's courses are usually one or two years long. There are two main types of masters courses, taught or research.
A career guide for instrumentalists in astronomy.
Summer schools run from 2 to 12 weeks usually over the university summer holidays. You can gain in-depth knowledge as well as take part in research projects.
5 things the space industry wants from graduates: The videos from the workshop organised by the Space Universities Network.
5 things the space industry wants from graduates: A summary of a workshop organised by the Space Universities Network.
There are many incredible women who are currently working in the space industry. Find out more and get inspired!
Sometimes called a sandwich year, or industrial placement, a year in industry gives you the chance to gain real work experience at a company before you graduate.