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 and runs a range of outreach activities for all ages.


Careers In Aerospace LIVE 

Our annual Autumn recruitment fairs takes place each November at RAeS HQ and attracts around 800 motivated visitors each year. 

The next fair takes place on Friday 4 November 2016.

For more information about this year's events contact or visit our recruitment fairs webpages

Careers In Aerospace website and social media

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 the RAeS outreach and employability programmes such as Cool Aeronautics, the Ballantyne, Schools Build-a-Plane Challenge and Centennial Scholarships. For careers information, advice and guidance and recruitment news please visit

You can also follow the Careers team on our dedicated Twitter account and share your news with us. Follow @RAeSCareers for the latest updates!


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



  • 3 Oct
    Branch Event

    The Rise of the Bomber

    A look at the rise of the bomber in the years before the Second World War and how the effect this had on fighter development nearly cost us the Battle of Britain.

  • 3 Oct

    UAS in Daily Life

    The Annual UAS Conference will focus on key themes facing the UAS industry in 2016 and beyond. The second day of the conference will focus on research and development.

  • 4 Oct

    5th Aircraft Structural Design Conference

    The Royal Aeronautical Society’s 5th Aircraft Structural Design Conference, undertaken with the support of the University of Manchester, will address the challenges facing the designers of the next generation aircraft.