Studying Aerospace at Sheffield opens up a whole range of career possibilities. While most go into the engineering industry, there are many others that have chosen a different career path in finance, computing or started their own business. Read our selection of alumni profiles to find out more.
Job title: Development Engineer
Company: EnerSys ABSL Space Products
"The course provided me with the breadth of understanding in these areas and allows me to have technical discussions with experts from my organisations customers such as the European Space Agency, NASA and Thales."
Job title: Associate
"While my current role is not engineering, the methods of working and the skills needed are very similar and the change into a different industry hasn't felt difficult. I believe this is definitely enabled by the fact that aerospace is a multidisciplinary course, where you also gain some experience in law and accounting, as well as in project-based work."
"The final year project allowed me to identify my strength in technical project management, which has really shaped my career since."
"I'm aiming to develop my interests in Machine Learning and other upcoming trends, and focus my work on data visualisation and analytics."
"The links between the University and industry is the one the reasons why Sheffield is a great place to study Aerospace Engineering."
"I set up Handy Fasteners with two other alumni. It’s a clothing fastening retrofitting company which aims to help people with limited dexterity."
"I joined the R&D graduate schemeat Nissan. Since then I've been working to ensure each vehicle meets its safety targets."