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, professional development workshops and 1:1 support, has four components:
|Internship Scheme||Graduate Scheme||Summer Scheme||AberForward+|
|Start date||September||Various||June||Pilot scheme: Autumn 2017|
|Duration||10 months||4 weeks||8 weeks||Up to 72 hours|
|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.||Postgraduate Research students seeking to develop their non-academic skill-set and commercial awareness.|
|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 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students.||Postgraduate Research students.|
|Scheme Guide||AberForward Internship Scheme Guide||AberForward Graduate Scheme Guide||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 Summer Scheme
Phone: 01970 628678