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    Hey guys, I'm an international student and I'm currently studying my A levels. I recentl received an offer from Imperial College London for Aeronautical engineering. I understand that imperial college london is a highly prestigious university. However my main concern is whether or not when I graduate, will it be easy to get a job? This is my main concern since I'm an international student and getting a job is significantly harder in UK. Also, the aerospace industry is relatively small and much harder for internationals to get jobs. I want to know, whether it would be advisable to accept this offer... given that I have been accepted to some average schools in USA for mech eng. I understand that mech eng will make it easier to get jobs in US... but do you think giving up such a prestigious university (Imperial) is worth it?
    I am also wondering whether it would be easy to get a job in US with that imperial aeronautical degree when I graduate?

    Thanks in advance!
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    Employers look for good people, not good unis.

    That said Imperial is one of the top Engineering unis in the world so if you maximise the advantage that gives you you'll be fine.

    Even in the US.

    (Although the US is hard to work in if you are aiming for aerospace.)

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    (Original post by Pokepal03)
    Hey guys, I'm an international student and I'm currently studying my A levels. I recentl received an offer from Imperial College London for Aeronautical engineering. I understand that imperial college london is a highly prestigious university. However my main concern is whether or not when I graduate, will it be easy to get a job? This is my main concern since I'm an international student and getting a job is significantly harder in UK. Also, the aerospace industry is relatively small and much harder for internationals to get jobs. I want to know, whether it would be advisable to accept this offer... given that I have been accepted to some average schools in USA for mech eng. I understand that mech eng will make it easier to get jobs in US... but do you think giving up such a prestigious university (Imperial) is worth it?
    It depends on how well good your CV is (which, as a student going for graduate level jobs essentially amounts to having at least some relevant experience in the form of an industrial placement and maybe a decent extra curricular activity where you can discuss things like team-work and leadership) and how well you interview. Engineering is not the type of industry where people will be particularly impressed by education alone.
 
 
 
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