About Us

About us and our People

UCC Career Services exists to support the career development of UCC students through the provision of advisory, work placement and graduate recruitment services.

Our Mission: We help UCC students to achieve their career objectives by providing access to one to one careers advice and coaching, employability skills development classes, workshops and events, work experience placement opportunities and employment or postgraduate opportunities in Ireland and abroad.

Our Activities

We achieve our mission by:

  • Providing one to one and group career advice and coaching to students.
  • Working in partnership with academic departments and other University initiatives/units to deliver customised employability and career related workshops and events to meet the needs of the cohort of students of that department/initiative
  • Administering work placement modules on behalf of academic programmes
  • Providing Graduate Employers with opportunities to meet and communicate with UCC students and graduates so that our students and graduates can avail of employment opportunities both in Ireland and internationally.
  • Making UCC students aware of a wide range of postgraduate study opportunities.

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UCC Career Services exists to support the career development of UCC students through the provision of advisory, work placement and graduate recruitment services.

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Meet the Team 

 

Team member Position Contact 
Mary McNulty                      Head of Services  
 

Employability and Employer Engagement Team 

 
Currently Vacant  

Team Lead Employer Engagement and Employability

TBC 
Sarah O'Riordan 

Senior Executive Assistant, Employer Engagement Team

Shane Horan 

Employer Engagement Team & UCC Works Coordinator 

 

    Advisory Team 

 
Deirdre Parker Senior Careers Advisor
Elaine Browne

Careers Advisor

Mary Coghlan  Careers Advisor
Brenda Nestor  Careers Advisor
Shay Nolan  Careers Advisor
Ruth Mac Conaill Careers Advisor   
Clodagh Huggard

Careers Advisor for Springboard Students

Siobhan Keane Hopcraft

Career Advisory Team Administrative Support 

 

 Work Placement Team 

 
Amy McMullan 

Work Placement Manager, College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences

Sheila Byrne

Work Placement Manager, College of Business and Law

Jillian O'Mahony 

Work Placement Manager, College of Business and Law

Grainne North 

Work Placement Manager, College of Business and Law

Aileen Waterman 

Work Placement Manager, College of Business and Law

Dearbhail O'Callaghan 

Work Placement Manager, College of Business and Law

 
Clodagh Kerr

Work Placement Manager, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

 

 
Linda Lynch 

 

Work Placement Manager, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

 
Yvonne Harding 

Work Placement Manager, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Jacqueline Quirke 

Team Lead Work Placement, Operations & Events 

 

Work Placement Administrative Support 

 
Anna McKenna

Work Placement Executive Assistant 

Susan Lyons

Work Placement Executive Assistant 

Adel Coleman 

Work Placement Executive Assistant 

 

UCC Career Services

Seirbhísí Gairme COC

3 / 4 Brighton Villas, Western Road, (beside Castlewhite Apts) UCC., Cork, Ireland

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