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The Careers Service

The Careers Service is available to all undergraduate and postgraduate DCU students. The team is committed to providing a wide variety of professional services to support you in making the career decisions that are best suited to your qualifications, interests, abilities and aspirations.  Our Careers Advisors work with students at various points in your student journey from those who have no career plans at present to students who have some vague ideas to students with specific career goals.

Vision
Successful global citizens, equipped with employability skills and career resilience to navigate the future world of work.

Mission
Empowering you to shape your future. We want to inspire you to realise your potential, discover your future options and take the action needed to help you succeed. 

Goals

  • Engage and inspire all students to develop lifelong, flexible and adaptable career management skills
  • Be a leading partner in our talent development community
  • Be recognised by students, faculty and employers as the ‘go-to’ centre of excellence in employability

We do so by offering the following initiatives:

          • Quick Query & CV Clinics
          • Skills Sessions on a range of topics including Interview Skills, Assessment Centres, Mock Interviews and the future of work. Details are advertised on our Events page during semester.
          • Workshops on SMART Job Search Strategies and Branding
          • Integrated classroom work on such topics as Career Planning, getting ready for the workplace, and career decision making
          • Jobs Board
          • One-to-one career guidance
          • Aptitude Tests / Psychometric Assessments
          • A suite of Careers How To Guides on Loop
          • Mentoring for second year students
          • Careers Fairs
          • Employer Networking Events
          • Employer panel and insider insight events
          • Dedicated Springboard Careers Service

Careers Quick Query & CV Clinics

Do you have a quick career related question? No need to book an appointment, just turn up!

Careers Quick Query and CV Clinics take place each week during semester. These clinics are open to all current undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Clinics can be busy and students are seen on a first come, first served basis - so make sure to get there early!

Please bring along a good draft paper copy of your CV or other documentation (eg. Applications, Personal Statements etc.) for review.

Full details available on our Events Page.

We look forward to seeing you there!