What career would suit me?
Develop and Grow
Your degree is just one side of the coin. Your time at UCC is an opportunity to develop Graduate Attributes that equip you with personal, professional and life skills.
Engage in college life - You belong in UCC
Getting fully involved in campus life and all it has to offer, helps you to grow and develop new skills which increase your employability and readiness for the professional world of work. The experiences you gain can help to guide your future career.
Make friends, develop and build networks
It is important to develop networks while you are in University. From your network, you can gain understanding of different career sectors, be afoot of upcoming opportunities and develop the social skills you will need to successfully launch your career. Your network and involvement in clubs, societies and campus initiative such as UCC Works and Blackstone Launchpad.
- Join at least one club or society, and get involved in their activities
Have an impressive online presence
Participate in an Internship or Voluntary Organisation- Register for the UCC Works Programme
"Know thyself” Learn about yourself
- Take a Career profiling assessments
- Talk to a Careers Advisor (as a current UCC student you can book an appointment online, graduates can book an appointment for up to one year after graduation.
Know your Career Options
- Research careers sectors and find out the career paths graduates from your course took.
- Review the GradIreland sectors guide
- Attend Careers Service events and engage with employers on campus. Our informal fairs, roadshows and employer presentations present the perfect opportunity to explore different careers sectors and speak to the employers who hire our graduates.
- Get experience by engaging with the UCC Works Programme. Why not undertake an Internship or Voluntary role to explore your options?
- Consider and explore postgraduate study