What Do You Want To Be?

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What Do You Want To Be?

What Different Jobs Involve

The range of jobs which graduates enter is wide, with direct entry often possible e.g. Civil Service, banking and postgraduate study helpful or required for others e.g. social work, legal profession.  To access job descriptions and information - the foremost online career websites are noted below and other resources include -

  • Attend careers fairs, click here to watch this year Careers Fair

  • Attend relevant career talks. For upcoming event click on this link - Event and News section

  • Take away booklets to help you research options available from the Careers Information
    Library, including "Occupations Information Booklet" and "Sector Description Information

  • Professional bodies are a great source of information 

  • Network/seek advice from anyone who can help e.g. academics, tutors, careers advisers, college alumni, friends, relatives, employers

  • Gain work experience - paid or unpaid. You understand more realistically what a job entails by doing it.

Business/Finance Humanities/Social SD
Engineering Science
Computing/IT Nursing/Health Studies

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Occupation links

Document links

Gradireland What Are Graduate Training Programmespdficon
Prospects WIT Graduate Surveypdf icon
Target Jobs What Do Graduates Do?
  Latest Edition, HECSU and AGCAS


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