The Careers Centre at WIT is the main point of contact for -
- Students and graduates, clear and focused on planning for and securing productive employment
- Employers interested in securing the recruitment of well educated, career orientated, informed graduates
- Critical services and advice to students on career-related resources to assist them in today’s competitive global employment market
The Careers Centre is committed to offering advice and access to a wide range of information through their 24/7 online service and "Reference" and “take away” materials located in their Careers Information Library as well as individual career support to students and recent graduates in developing and implementing successful career plans and facilitating the recruitment process - these relate to on Career Planning, Occupation Profiles, Employers details, Job Search strategies, Applications, CVs, Interviewing Skills and Psychometric Tests, Postgraduate Courses and Funding, Work and Study Abroad and last, but not least, Vacancies.
The Career Centre supports the Institute in providing opportunities for students and graduates to develop the skills and attributes required to manage their careers throughout their working lives.
The Waterford Institute of Technology's Careers Office is situated Front Entrance (immediate left),
Main Building, Cork Road Campus, Waterford
Telephone: +353 (0)51 302038
Fax: +353 (0)51 306279
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Opening Hours - One to one appointments with the Careers Advisor will not be available during July
and August, but relevant resources covering many subject matters are provided
on the following pages of our website.
Tuesday and Wednesday
9.30.a.m. to 12.30.p.m - 2.00.p.m. to 4.30.p.m.
Monday and Thursday
2.00.p.m. to 4.30.p.m.
9.30.a.m. to 12.30.p.m
Head of Careers and Careers Advisor
Part Time - morning
Careers Information &
Marie V Pickering
Website, Facebook, Moodle,
Part Time - afternoon
Before making a careers appointment, please do the following -
. . . and also remember to make a start on exploring your career with the help of the gradireland Career Report with its questionnaires and psychometric test, explore your interests, strengths, personality and remember to register with gradireland.
The Drop In Service is available to -
graduates who have graduated within the last year; alternatively graduates seeking advice should contact REGSA, the Regional Educational Guidance Service for Adults.
Career advisory sessions are available on a “DROP IN” basis if you have a “Quick Query” or require a CV to be checked; it would be helpful if you email this prior to arriving at the “DROP IN”. These meetings will be for an approximately 10 minute meeting on Monday's from 2.00.p.m. to 4.00.p.m.
In order to make the most of your careers drop in session we recommend before you meet with the Careers Advisor that you -
undertake some preliminary research
bring with you a list of questions you wish to discuss
copy of your up to date CV
If you want to make an appointment or have a particular short query requiring an answer, perhaps you would prefer to email this to the Careers Advisor for guidance.
Pre booked appointments, half an hour in duration are available on -
Wednesday Careers Office, Cork Road campus
Friday mornings College Street campus
However, the College Street students are welcome to make appointments in either College Street or Cork Road.
The Careers Information Library, Top Floor, Luke Wadding Library, Cork Road Campus has details to assist you in -
Career planning, employment and further study, both at home and abroad
CV’s and covering letters and much more - check it out
Free “take away” journals and magazines and booklets on occupations
You will also find copies of the above on our Career Centre stands located throughout the Institute and on our virtual Careers Information Library
Videos and dvd’s are available for you to borrow from the Careers Office