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Careers Centre

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

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    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.



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Main Office

The Waterford Institute of Technology's Careers Office is situated Front Entrance (immediate left),
Main Building, Cork Road Campus, Waterford

College Street Office

College Street Campus (Friday morning by appointment only)
Office A003, near the Library Computer Room, 

Telephone:

+353 (0)51 302038

Fax:

+353 (0)51 306279

Email:

[email protected]


The Team

Angela Collins

Head of Careers and Careers Advisor


Annette White

Part Time - morning

 

 

AM

PM

Monday

Closed

2:30-4:00

Tuesday

10.00-12:30

2:30-4:00

Wednesday

10:00-12:30

2:30-4:00

Thursday

Closed

2:30-4:00

Friday *

10.00-12:30 *

Closed

*Friday Appointments are also available on College Street Campus by appointment only 

During holiday periods these times will vary. but relevant resources covering many subject matters are provided on the following pages of our website.

 

Please check the following checklist before contacting the Careers Centre for an appointment 

Careers Website

Look up Careers Centre website for information about 

Information Section in Library

Visit the Career Information section on the top floor in the Luke Wadding Library, Cork Road Campus

  • Reference section
  • Free information stands

Facebook

Like the Career Centre on Facebook 

GradIreland

Register with gradIreland. GradIreland helps you to explore your career with the help of their gradIreland Career Report. They provide

  • Questionnaires and psychometric tests
  • Explore your interests
  • Explore your strengths 
  • Explore your personality

    If your question could not be answered in this section, please see our appointment section to book an appointment. 

Be sure to have gone through the Pre-Appointment section. If we could not answer your question in this section, feel free to contact us to make an appointment 

 

The Drop In Service is available to -

  • current students

  • 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 2.30.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. 

​College Street Careers Office is located near the Library Computer Room, office A003 

However, the College Street students are welcome to make appointments in either College Street or Cork Road.

Career Information Library

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