USING ONLINE RESOURCES

 

You can now find a massive amount of career information online – some great, and some not so great! We’re here at the UCD Career Development Centre to point you towards the best and most reliable resources to help you plan your career; research employers and industry information; and find a job or internship.

You can find a link to all these resources at www.ucd.ie/careers/students/onlineresources

 

Tips from UCD Career Development Centre

ACTIONS:

  • Log in regularly to careersconnect.ucd.ie for:

    • Relevant Careers workshops and seminars and employer presentations and fairs

    • Jobs and Vacancies

Use the ‘My Profile’ tab in UCD Careers Connect  to update your profile and set up email alerts for relevant event updates and job alerts!

  • See ucd.ie/careers/students/onlineresources for access to a wide range of online resources free of charge to UCD students and alumni. These include:

    • Profiling for Success offers psychometric tests to help you understand more about your strengths and how these might shape your career and personal choices. There are personality, learning styles and career interests tests. You can also use the abstract, numerical and verbal reasoning tests to help you prepare for assessments which are part of the recruitment process for many graduate positions.

    • Vault is a comprehensive online career resource designed to help you look into potential careers, research top employers and find out about industry trends.

    • Going Global provides country-specific career and employment information, including worldwide internship and job postings and career resources.

    • Take our Career Zone self-study online module. Module sections include Career planning, Creative job search, Winning job applications and Interview strategy.

    • Glassdoor gives you access to reviews on over 600,000 companies worldwide. Think of it as ‘TripAdvisor for jobs’. Vacancies and internships are also advertised on this site.

  • Attend a ‘Digital tools for effective job search: getting the most from Online Resources’ workshop on April 4th. These are scheduled for 1-3pm and 7-9pm in UCD O’Brien Centre for Science.
    Register at http://www.ucd.ie/science/contact/ucdinthecommunity/.

  • To make sure you find out first about graduate programmes and jobs, employers on campus, events, competitions and other opportunities: like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and log in regularly to careersconnect.ucd.ie

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