Employers Interested in Supporting Student Employability

Ireland’s National Skills Strategy 2025 estimates that 165,000 jobs will be created in the ICT, science and engineering sectors by 2025. With high-quality graduates, prominent research clusters in key STEM areas, ICT doctoral-training centres and world-class research, UCC is a significant pipeline into industry, commerce and academia, in the Munster region and beyond. We work with top-tier businesses around the globe and have developed a range of comprehensive partnerships via research and academic programmes. These businesses in turn support our students as they develop their exciting and rewarding careers in STEM.

Employers can utilise the skills, knowledge and attributes of STEM students, in a number of ways.

How Employers can Engage with UCC STEM Students and Graduates

UCC STEM students bring strengths and values to the employer, far beyond their academic qualifications. Students gain a range of strong values and attributes during their time at UCC and this enables them to become valuable employees. UCC Career Services boasts a highly qualified STEM Work Placement Team. Each Placement Manager has in depth knowledge, experience and specialisation in specific employment sectors. We offer a personal, bespoke service to create employer-student connections that form exciting futures.

Our Graduate Recruitment Team can create opportunities for you to engage with our final year cohort and recent graduates

Accredited Work Placement Degree Programmes

Work Placement is a three-way partnership between the employer, the University and the student. It gives you the chance to recruit a valuable source of skilled labour for your business and provides a flexible solution to your recruitment needs. UCC Careers Service support and work with over 30 work placement programmes, and are responsible for the management and development of programmes within the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science. Their team can guide you through the work placement process.

Advertising Vacancies, Programmes and Internships

Employers can advertise graduate vacancies, programmes and internships free of charge on our website and noticeboards for a period of 4 weeks.

Boost Awareness of Your Company and Brand on Campus?

There are numerous ways in which employers can boost awareness of their company through a number of on campus and online events held throughout the year. If you would like to promote your opportunities and meet potential candidates, please get in touch.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Coláiste na hEolaíochta, na hInnealtóireachta agus na hEolaíochta Bia

Block E, Level 3, Food Science Building, UCC, Cork, T12 YN60.