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Career development

Located in the European capital of aeronautics, INSA Toulouse is an active member of the competitive cluster “Aeronautics, Space and Embedded Systems” and the future Institut de Recherche Technologique. It has privileged links with companies in this sector and its graduates are naturally drawn to it.


But these partnerships must not mask the great diversity of the sectors of activity in which the 12,000 INSA Toulouse engineers are present: building and public works, computing, energy, agro-food industry, transport, consultancy, pharmaceutics…


Graduates find employment easily thanks to the close relations the school has built with various professional fields. For example, all departments discuss their strategy to update their course to meet changing social-economic needs with industrial experts from their field. More than 325 experts from the business are involved in teaching.

  • Time spent looking for first job: 1,5 months
  • First annual salary of € 36,000
  • 14% go on to do PhD studies
  • 13% find their first job abroad


36 weeks of internships

Students are required to do three internships during their studies in companies, institutions or research laboratories.


1 200 individual professional interviews each year

Throughout their course, guided by the Professional Path Initiative, students are able to determine their personal priorities and decide on the type of work they want to do and in which sector. This reflection increases their motivation and has been proved a great asset during job interviews.


Life-long learning

Life-long learning has a key role at INSA, it responds to a desire to develop teaching and research transfert in our institution. Therefore, INSA Toulouse keeps on developing its links with companies through training courses for their employees, degree courses open to all, and above all courses leading to diploma in innovative technologies, linked to developments in research.