Careers and employability

Rewarding careers in Aviation

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Your degree from the University of Leeds and the wider experience you’ll gain while you’re studying here will help you develop the knowledge and skills for an exciting career in the engineering industry. 

University of Leeds students are among the top 5 most targeted by top employers according to The Graduate Market 2022, High Fliers Research.

Leeds is one of our biggest campuses for recruitment, the students are independent, resilient and fit perfectly with our vision to employ the leaders of tomorrow.

Amie Bloomfield, Senior National Account Manager, Procter & Gamble

Recent Aviation Technology graduates have secured positions including:

  • In-service Engineer, Assystem
  • Network Executive, British Airways
  • Pilot, CTC Aviation
  • Pilot, Easyjet
  • Flight Dispatcher, Gatwick Airport
  • Aeronautical Analyst, Navtech
  • Pilot, Qatar Airways
  • Project Manager, Qinetiq
  • Air Traffic Controller, RAF
  • Pilot, Ryanair