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Careers Service

The Careers Service


About the Careers Service


About 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 career decisions that is best suited to your qualifications, interests, abilities and aspirations.   The Careers Advisors work with students who have specific career goals and also with those who don’t.  The ultimate aim is to increase your competiveness in the job market.    We do so by offering the following initiatives:

  • Presentations on how to write a great CV
  • CV Clinics
  • Training on Interview Skills, Assessment Centres and Mock Interviews
  • Workshops on SMART job search strategies and Branding
  • Integrated classroom work on such topics as Career Planning and Decision Making
  • A live vacancy system
  • One-to-one career guidance, career planning and psychometric assessments
  • Online Careers Supports
  • Mentoring for second year students
  • Careers Fairs (including Accountancy, Finance & Law; Teaching Fair and Nursing Fair)
  • Employer Networking Events
  • Frequent career feeds on Facebook and Twitter



Meet Employers

Meet with Employers on Campus

Employers are very keen to meet with DCU students.   On a daily basis throughout Semesters 1 and 2, employers come on campus to discuss their Graduate training programmes and recruitment processes. It’s a great opportunity to see if you would like to work with that company. It’s a wonderful way to understand the job market and even line up a job before you leave college.

Meet with Employers at Careers Events.


Skills Sessions 

Boost Your Careers Prospects with Skills Sessions

Throughout the year the Careers Service run a series of lunchtime and skills workshops directly aimed at improving your chances of finding work that’s suited to you.  Our Events Page is updated regularly. Be sure not to miss out on sessions such as; Writing your CV, Interview Techniques, Assessment Centre, Online Job Hunting, Branding Yourself, Postgraduate Studies and Personal Statements. 

Check out our Events Page.