The value of your Cranfield education extends beyond your time with us, especially when it comes to your career development.
As a Cranfield alumnus, you have free life-long access to a range of career resources to help you continue your education and enhance your career. The range of support offered has been created to support you at different points in your career journey. So whether you've just graduated, in a career transition, or looking to get ahead there is an option for you. You can also give back to Cranfield by developing your skills through volunteering or helping Cranfield students and alumni with their own career journey.
Our careers continuation service is a bespoke service, tailored to your individual needs; and can include both face-to-face coaching and remote support. You can also watch online video tutorials on topics CV and covering letters.
Your organisation can also benefit from our careers services. Find out more about the range of ways your organisation can tap into our talent pool of high-quality Cranfield graduates and make a real difference to your organisation.
To make sure you make the most of these opportunities make sure your contact details are up-to-date. You can update your details on our Online Update Form. You can opt out of receiving these communications from us at any time.
Find a job
Cranfield graduate alumni have access to lifelong career development support provided by the Career Development Service at Cranfield, via Symplicity, the online career development and talent management platform. You can receive job vacancies from employers by registering with our free online careers management service. These opportunities are appropriate for all Cranfield alumni and are located both within the UK and overseas. You can use the service to :
- Search for job vacancies
- Receive daily alerts of new job vacancies matching your preferences.
In addition, Symplicity also provides access to career workshops, one to one consultations, networking events, learning resources, job postings and much more.
You will need a Symplicity account to access job vacancies and these additional services. If you studied at Cranfield after 2014 for Cranfield School of Management alumni or after 2015 for all other Cranfield University alumni then your username is your Student ID number with the ‘s’ before it, and your password is the one you used for all Cranfield applications when you studied here. You can reset your password here.
If you studied at Cranfield prior to the dates above you may not have a Symplicity account. Please email the Career Development Service to set up your alumni Symplicity account. In order to set up your account, they will need the following information: Name, Student number, Email address, Course Title and School.
You have exclusive access to a team of expert career coaches. You can find out more about coaching by logging into your alumni portal.
Post a job
If you are looking to post jobs to Cranfield University’s community of 67,000 alumni please visit Cranfield’s Talent Management Centre, where as a valued recruiter you can search our talent pool of students, advertise jobs, manage applications, download yearbook CVs, register for events, and much more.
Alumni Library Online
As a Cranfield University alumnus, you can enjoy the benefits of a free online library service, Alumni Library Online (ALO), wherever you are in the world. Your ALO has a number of resources to help you prepare for a job interview and keep you up to date in your field or industry. The ALO gives you quick and easy access to quality information resources in one place, specifically tailored to meet your career development needs as an alumnus. You can read a variety of journals, company profiles, industry and country reports, case studies, book reviews and interviews with leading industry figures.
Cranfield alumni webinars
Cranfield alumni webinars provide alumni with the opportunity to engage with Cranfield’s activities and expertise through a range of interactive online sessions.
You can find articles to help your job search in the news section of your alumni portal. Here are a few recent articles:
Build your social and professional networks by making connections with fellow alumni around the world. Our events listing page includes a range of events from informal pub nights to conferences. Our international communities also organise a variety of events and activities that are open to all Cranfield alumni. Browse the events listing now.
Leverage your network by connecting with your fellow alumni. You can find classmates and fellow alumni through a fully searchable online directory.
Volunteering can enhance your personal skills or you can use your real-world experience to make an impact on your alumni community and current students by volunteering for Cranfield. You could volunteer for a short-term, one-off activity such as speaking to students to inspire them, or a longer-term activity that fits around your life, such as helping to grow the Cranfield alumni community.
Make a positive difference while developing skills that will help you with your own career. Visit the volunteering section for more information.