About the Careers+Placement team

Meet the team C+P

Need help and having trouble working out who’s who and who does what? Collectively, we are Careers+Placements and we are made up of the following teams:

  • Careers
  • Placements
  • International Projects and Business Development
  • Student and Employer Engagement
  • Learner Enhancement
  • Jobshop
  • Operations and Projects

The Careers+Placements team are here to support you from your first year right through to graduation and up to three years beyond. Our ultimate aim is to support you with your career planning and give you access to skills and experience to help increase your employability.

Conquering Consultants

Meet the Careers Team

The careers consultants help you find your way through your job hunting journey from your first year onwards. You can make an appointment to see a careers consultant for a one-to-one coaching or guidance session on any aspect of your job search. They have helped pull together the information on these webpages so that you can access their knowledge 24/7. They also have a wealth of resources for you in the C+P centre on the 1st floor of the South Wing. 

Super Supporters

Meet the Placements Team

Our aspiration is that every single student at Aston University enjoys the benefits of a placement year. The Student Support Team help you to find your placement in the UK or overseas and support you throughout it. There is a dedicated Placement Coordinator for each school. Meet your Placement Coordinator.

Incredible Internationals

Meet the International Projects and Business Team

The International Projects and Business Development Team look after international placements and study. They also work on projects with overseas partners to create high quality opportunities for students.

Extraordinary Engagers

Meet the Student and Employer Engagement Team

The Student and Employer Engagement team keep you informed about the wide range of services you can access from Careers+Placements. They organise recruitment and placement fairs, look after Aston Futures and run campaigns throughout the year to ensure you have all the information you need for your placement or job search. They also work closely with employers, nurturing long-term partnerships that are the bedrock of our students’ success in gaining high quality placements and employment.  

Magnificent Mentors

Meet the Learner Enhancement Team

The Learner Enhancement team coordinate the range of mentoring schemes available at Aston University to enable students, alumni and professionals alike to have the opportunity to support the Aston student community, develop skills, expand networks and share experiences. Students have the opportunity to engage in mentoring activities at every stage of their learning journey. Click here to find out more about the mentoring schemes on offer and how you can get involved.


The Learner Enhancement Team also oversee the mature student’s provision at Aston and work closely with the Students' Union, Mature Student Society and other departments to ensure that the mature student community are fully supported.


Meet the Jobshop Team

The Jobshop is situated in the Students’ Union. The team can help you find a part-time job or a volunteering role to help supplement your studies and grow your skills and experience to enhance your CV.  

Out of this world Operators

Meet the Operations Team

Without these lovely people, the Careers+Placements team would not function! They support the whole department with everything from coordinating meetings to liaising with our student ambassadors and they will often be the people you speak to first.

Meet our C+P Student Associates

Every year, Careers+Placements recruit a number of Student Associates to support us in key student engagement activities. You can view our team of Student Associates here.

That’s us. Let’s hear from you. Find out how to contact us.