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



  • 1 Jul
    Branch Event

    Helicopters / Offshore Helicopters in Oil and Gas

    Bay of Plenty Branch, New Zealand

  • 3 Jul
    Branch Event

    Shuttleworth Trust Military Pageant

    The Bedford branch has decided to hold an outreach event for the 150 years, but one that members of the Society could also participate in if they wish. The Branch is organising an event in association with the Shuttleworth Trust on the Military Pageant day on Sunday 3rd July. Aerospace/aviation companies based in Bedfordshire, that are also Corporate Members of RAeS, will be exhibiting in Hangar 3

  • 5 Jul
    Named Lecture

    Gerhard Sedlmayr Named Lecture 2016

    Hamburg Branch Named Lecture. Established to commemorate the memory of Gerhard Sedlmayr, a pioneering aviator who dedicated his life to improving safety equipment for aircraft. The company which he founded in Berlin in 1919 as "Autoflug - Spezialhaus für das Automobil- und Luftfahrtwesen, Gerhard Sedlmayr" is still today as Autoflug GmbH involved in the design and manufacture of safety equipment.