Services for Graduates & Alumni

Services for UCD GRADUATES & ALUMNI

The Career Development Centre continues to support UCD graduates and alumni. For up to two years after your graduation, you’re welcome to make a one-to-one appointment with one of our Career & Skills Consultants. All UCD alumni are welcome to access our online resources and attend most careers events, including recruitment fairs and presentations.

If you are currently seeking employment or exploring career options you may find the following resources useful:

  • Register for an alumni account on our CareersConnect portal and use the ‘My Profile’ tab to update your profile and set up email alerts for relevant event updates and job alerts.  Log in regularly for details on:

    • Careers events and employer presentations and fairs

    • Jobs and Vacancies

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

    • 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.

    • 10 Minutes With….. provides insights from different professionals, asking them to explain their jobs and day-to-day activities in exactly 10 minutes, helping you to understand different roles and the skills required. It also gives you access to more than 200,000 jobs and internships worldwide.

    • 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.

  • Find out about graduate study options in Ireland and abroad

  • Start building your network so you can access the hidden job market

  • Get your CV in shape and prepare to make high quality applications

  • Perfect your interview techniques to help you get the job you want

  • See the UCD Career Guide

  • Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to be kept up to date on vacancies, events and other opportunities.

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