UCD Careers Connect
– UCD’s exclusive jobs website available only to UCD students and alumni.
– A lot of student jobs in Call Centres and promotional work for charities are advertised on this site.
– Agencies advertise through IrishJobs.ie. List all of the agencies that interest you. Contact them and give them your CV.
– Many top quality jobs in research are advertised on Indeed. If you hoping to get a professional or even just a part-time job Indeed has lots of opportunities available.
– After setting up an account you can apply for jobs at the click of a button.
The Department of Social Protection has many positions full-time, part-time and work placements.
– After setting up a profile you can apply for jobs. The UCD Career Development Centre is also on LinkedIn [Insert link here].
– Is a comprehensive online career resource designed to help you look into potential careers, research top employers and find out about trends in your industry. It is accessible through Careers Connect.
– Provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings and career resources.
Hashtags To Help You Find Jobs
Seeking Volunteer Work
Companies To Volunteer With
Irish National Volunteer Development Agency
Voluntary Service International
The Simon Community
Ireland’s leading independent children’s charity
Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Working with and on behalf of the homeless in Ireland
National Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocecphalus Ireland (SBHI)
Volunteering and job opportunities
The National Volunteer Development Agency and a support body for over 20 Volunteer Centres in Ireland
Volunteering Options programme funded by Irish Aid
Volunteering in Dublin City North area
Volunteering in Dublin City South area
Govt programme of assistance
International humanitarian organisation
International humanitarian agency
Working with orphans in Moldova
A Non-profit mission organisation sending missionary volunteers abroad
Charity based placements in Australia
Archaeological digs abroad
Expeditions to remote areas
Worldwide volunteer projects
Centre for alternative technology
UK-based volunteering agency
Field-based conservation in 50 countries
Charity placement organisation
Internships to teaching projects abroad
Projects and expeditions in Africa
Community projects abroad
Click on volunteer travel
Volunteering & work experience abroad
Science & conservation projects
3-6 month paid / voluntary placements
World Wide Volunteering, full time volunteering opportunities
Work with schools in India and Kenya
Global Vision International
Volunteer on a variety of programmes in 28 destinations
Find out more in the “volunteer abroad” section
1128 organisations offering 6320 Volunteer Abroad programmes
Voluntary Service Overseas
Irish not for profit organisation supporting local projects across the world.
Volunteer placements abroad
Volunteering in Africa, Asia, Central and South America
Volunteering in Lesotho
Chernobyl Children International support to children living in the aftermath of the Chernobyl meltdown
Habitat for Humanity Ireland non-profit organisation
Independent organisation working in 48 developing countries
Irish development agency
UCD Volunteers Overseas Programme
Jameson’s Film Festival
Tiger Dublin Fringe
National Art Gallery
All the events listed above recruit volunteers annually. There are many different artistic and cultural events that take place during the summer.
Facebook Pages To Follow
Journalism and New Media Jobs
If you are still a student join societies, this can help you to gain some marketable skills. It can also demonstrate to an employer that you are an outgoing person. To contact student societies.
Create a hitlist of employers of interest:
– Make a list of job titles and companies / sectors you would like to work in
– Job boards
– Online contacts
– Use online tools like gradireland.com or prospects.ac.uk
– Research them
– On social media (linkedin, youtube, facebook, twitter, …)
– Mind your own online profiles and clean them up (e.g. facebook)
– Build Contacts & Network for Future
– Go to careers fairs, conferences, university alumni networking events, events hosted by the company you’re interested in
– Intern your way in
– Get organised
– Track your activity
– Identify your unique selling points
– Think about your transferable skills
Aim to send out as many CVs as you can.