Work Placements and Workplace Experience
Work Placement is an important part of many degrees in CACSSS, providing an opportunity to obtain practical work experience relevant to your course before you graduate. Working in the public or private sector and industry will provide an insight into the world of employment, to help you make more informed decisions about your career path. Work placements are offered in the following Level 8 degree courses: BA Digital Humanities and Information Technology, BEd Gaeilge, BA Psychology and Computing, BSc Government and Political Science. Bed Sports Studies and Physical Education.
PX3001 Professional Work Experience
This is an accredited professional work experience module open to all CACSSS students to explore their career interests. This optional module can be taken in any year of your undergraduate degree. Preparatory training is provided, including advice and guidance on CV writing and interview skills workshops. Students that successfully complete PX3001 will have an extra 5 credits awarded to them as a diploma supplement outside of your degree. Participating in and completing PX3001 will mean that you will be better prepared for the transition to the workplace when you graduate your degree.
Click on the following link for details: https://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/px3001/
Download the PX3001 brochure here