What is AberForward?

AberForward provides a range of work-related training and work experience opportunities to Aberystwyth University students.

Details of the schemes currently available to undergraduate students are listed below.

AberForward Boost

5-day, full-time interactive training course involving a combination of careers, well-being and job search skills workshops

Next programme: Monday 4 June-Friday 8 June 2018

Available to final year students who have told us that they are undecided about their career ideas and/or have little or no work experience. Further details will be sent to individual students by Easter 2018. Please contact your Careers Consultant if you wish to be considered for this programme.
AberForward Summer Scheme

4-week, full-time paid work placement in a University department, plus weekly careers skills workshop

Next programme: Monday 30 July-Friday 24 August 2018

Available to 2nd year students who have told us that they are undecided about their career ideas and/or have little or no work experience. Further details will be sent to individual students by Easter 2018. Please contact your Careers Consultant if you wish to be considered for this programme.
AberForward Graduate Scheme

4-week, full-time paid work placement in a University department, plus weekly careers and job search skills workshop

Next programme: 21 January-15 February 2019

Available to recent graduates who are not studying or working (or who are working but not yet in the kind of graduate level role they're seeking). Further details will be sent to individual 2018 graduates in Autumn 2018 (please ensure that your Student Record is updated with your preferred email address so that we can still contact you once your student email expires).

If you are a postgraduate research student, you may be interested in AberForward+.

Contact

Phone: 01970 621536

E-mail: aberforward@aber.ac.uk