Aerospace and aviation require passionate and skilled people of all ages. Whether you are a service leaver looking to move from military to civilian careers in the sector, already working in the industry and looking to make a career move, or coming from a different field and keen to know more, we can help! Visit our Roles section to learn more about the variety within aerospace and aviation, from engineering design and maintenance to flying, operations and specialist fields such as business aviation or air traffic services. For information about potential employers check out the Careers Directory, and for advice on putting together your CV, our Careers Service pages give you some useful tips, as well as information on how to book an appointment with our specialist careers team.
5 lessons about leaving your employer of more than 20 years:
Graeme Plenderleith outlines:
Deciding to leave Rolls-Royce was not an easy undertaking. I’ve spent 20 years learning how to be an engine performance specialist, and it’s fair to say I have a deep affection for the company. I’ve had some amazing experiences as an employee and had the opportunity to work with many talented people. I also have three children, two dogs, a wife who works full-time and a mortgage to pay – did I really want to jump ship? In the end I took the plunge because I wanted to test myself, I wanted to explore other opportunities and didn’t want to be sitting at my desk in five years’ time saying “If only…”
So here’s my 5 lessons: read on here
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Final winner is a fantastic drawing by Liliana Alkonis from USA! Love everything from the detail to sustainability to a bed for Riley! Liliana did this drawing whilst learning about all things #space from her grandad! We thank him for #inspiring his granddaughter! @PuffinBooks https://t.co/hjjZELlGQg
Our 4th winner is Narmeen Qureshi, a 9 year old also from Pakistan. Loved the way she had thought about everything from #sustainability to even designing a suitable landing gear to withstand the surface of #mars! She has certainly ticked all the boxes! @PuffinBooks @AeroSociety https://t.co/6EHPJ1IFLr
If you've been focusing on Aerospace, have you thought about space? Check out the @spacegov talk from #CIAAL20 and discover various routes into a career in space! Watch in your own time here: https://t.co/fMEekMD7qh #careers #space @RAeSSpaceECS https://t.co/NYYFciQ5L6