What is AberForward?
Building up your work experience and developing the skills employers want are essential steps in the journey towards securing a graduate job.
The University understands fully your need to gain relevant work experience and, as a result, developed ‘AberForward’, a learning and development opportunity for Aberystwyth University students and graduates!
This exclusive programme, which combines full-time paid work within an Aberystwyth University academic or service department, professional development workshops and 1:1 support, has three components:
|Internship Scheme||Graduate Scheme||Summer Scheme|
|Start date||September||Various - details about the next Scheme will be posted here in the Autumn, and emailed to eligible graduates at the same time||June|
|Duration||10 months||4 weeks||8 weeks|
|Who is this Scheme for?||Ambitious, talented graduates seeking both their first graduate job and to take steps towards a career in Higher Education.||Graduates who are keen to improve their graduate work-related skills and experience and refresh their CVs.||Undergraduate students wishing to gain professional work experience, build their transferable skills and develop greater understanding of the world of work.|
|Who can apply?||Full-time undergraduate students who are graduating the summer before the start date.||Aber graduates who completed their undergraduate studies the summer before the start date.||Full-time undergraduate students in any year, including those graduating the summer in which the Scheme is being held.|
|Scheme Guide||Scheme Guide||AberForward Graduate Scheme||AberForward Summer Scheme Guide|
"Before starting AberForward all I wanted was a job, any job. Now I don't want a job, I want a career." Jamie Dearden, AberForward 2016
The AberForward Experience
Phone: 01970 628678