A profession which is in demand and will guarantee a job are the advantages offered to students of RUSAL's target selection programmes. After studying at the best Russian universities in the metallurgy or mining field, they have the opportunity to work for the world's leading aluminium company.

School graduates who have successfully taken the unified state exam, passed an interview with RUSAL representatives, and who do not have any medical conditions preventing them from working at mining and metallurgical production facilities may participate in the target education programme.

RUSAL target students are enrolled in an extended programme in the field of Non-Ferrous Metals and Mining at Krasnoyarsk, Yekaterinburg and Irkutsk universities. The Company covers all their educational expenses, methodological and reference materials and manuals, dormitory accommodation, and travel to the place of study. Such students receive corporate scholarships (in addition to state ones), have an opportunity to engage in research work and participate in scientific conferences and corporate events. Programme participants undergo practical training at RUSAL production facilities, where they will have a guaranteed job relevant to their specialist field after graduation. 

In the regions of its presence, RUSAL offers personal scholarships to the most distinguished full-time students of secondary vocational and higher education institutions, who are studying mining and metallurgical specialties in demand at the Company, and who have demonstrated success in their studies, research, social and volunteer activities.