Careers and Education

The Careers and Education department at the Royal Aeronautical Society was established in 1997 and works to support people seeking employment in the aerospace and aviation community. The Careers and Education team can assist with one-to-one careers advice such as CV and covering letter writing, job hunting advice.


Careers In Aerospace Live

The RAeS annual Aerospace & Aviation Careers Fair takes place annually at our London Headquarters. The event is FREE and open to all – members and non-members alike.

Exhibitors last year included: AgustaWestland, Aston University, Atkins, Cobham, Cranfield University, DSTL, Gapan, Lockhead Martin, RAeS Flight Simulation Group, Royal Navy and Stop-Choc. 

For more information about this year's event contact

Careers In Aerospace website

In 2010 ADS and the Royal Aeronautical Society teamed up to create a new website This site houses the majority of the Society’s Careers and Education content. The site is being populated all the time with case studies, company details, expert forums and more. Please use this site as the main website for the Careers and Education output and content of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

On the pages of the main Society site you will find information about Cool Aeronautics and The Centennial Scholarships as well as some basic careers information. For everything else please visit


The Careers and Education team also organises educational outreach events such as the Ballantyne Conference and the Cool Aeronautics programme. If you would like to contact the careers team please e-mail: or call 020 7670 4325/6