Start Building Your Career (S2, WK3)

Dear Students

This week, the focus is on making sure that you are developing your employability skills and preparing yourself for your future careers.

We have a huge amount of really great resources and events happening over the coming weeks, so make sure you sign up and start building that 'future you'.

There is something here for every stage of your professional journey...

Event                                          Date               Time               Event Link
Upcoming Career Events:

Building Your Personal                     02/02/21         13:00 - 13:50           Register here     
Brand (Part 1)  

Spotlight on Further Study               03/02/21         13:00 - 13:45           Register here

International Relations &                  03/02/21         15:00 - 16:00           Register here
Politics Careers Showcase
Series: Session 1

DCUSU 'Lead' Workshop                  04/02/21         16:00 - 17:00           Register here
- In Conversation
with Senator Lynn Ruane

Building Your Personal                    09/02/21          13:00 - 13:50           Register here       
Brand (Part 2)  

Please note:  When registering for Careers Events, if it's your first time to sign-in to you will be asked to update your profile.

Other Upcoming Events:

Pathways to Success (Wk 1)           02/02/21          17:00 - 18:00            Register here
'Beginning Your Journey'       
Mindfulness of the Worried             
02/02/21          13:00 - 14:00           Register here
Mind - Session 2

Essentials of Academic Writing      
03/02/21          17:00 - 18:00            Register here

Emotional Wellbeing - Stress          03/02/21          13:00 - 14:00            Register here
and Anxiety - Session 1
Pathways to Success (Week 1)       04/02/21           17:00 - 18:00           Register here
'Beginning Your Journey'                     
Literature Review Writing                
08/02/21          13:00 - 14:00            Register here      

For details on upcoming online events, check out the My DCU events calendar on Loop.
DCU Careers Service have created a podcast and it's a good one! The Career Conversations series 
unpacks how to advance your career with episodes on career planning, how to get hired and how to develop your employability skills, as well as interviews with top national and international employers. Listen to Career Conversations on Spotify, 
Apple and other podcast platforms! 
MyCareer is a new online platform brought to you by DCU Careers Service. Log on to create your career profile, search for jobs, book careers events and register for career consultations. You can also sign up for job alerts and book a quick query clinic session, to get support with your CV, Linkedin profile, job application form and more!

Click here to log in now!
INTRA (INtegrated TRAining) is DCU's student internship programme. It is an accredited module within many (but not all) degree programmes and can be compulsory or optional, depending on your course. 

Want to find out more? Watch the short video below or visit the website.
The DCU Career and Workplace Skills Series is a new programme facilitated by DCU Careers Service. Topics for Semester 2 sessions include Building Your Personal Brand, Interview Skills and Early Career Progression. In some sessions, the team will be joined by leading employers who will share their expert advice for future graduates. These sessions are very popular so sign up early to avoid disappointment! Get more details and register here.
For more career events and resources visit
For more information on Student Support Services visit the SS&D website here.

General Student Advice queries: 

Chat: using the 'Ask' button on My DCU
Email:  to
Phone: 01 700 7165 to speak with a Student Adviser

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