If you're at the stage where you're ready to look for an internship, placement or graduate job, or just fancy a browse to see what's out there (let's face it, lockdown gives most of us a lot of spare time!) there are some great resources available to you. Below is a list of some of the best sources of graduate jobs and advice:
- your own university's jobs site and careers platform
- TARGETjobs graduate vacancies, internships, careers advice, events and more
- gradireland the official graduate careers website in Ireland, north and south, with jobs, internships, careers advice and events
- Prospects jobs, internships and careers advice, postgrad course listings
- Milkround graduate jobs, internships, careers advice, personality quiz
- The Student Room as well as student forums on almost any topic you can think of, the site offers careers advice on graduate careers
- Bright Network careers advice and vacancies.
There are also industry and degree-specific jobs and advice sites you can take a look at:
- CareersPortal.ie a national careers information portal for Ireland
- Chambers Student advice on law firms and the Bar
- Creative Access graduate jobs in creative fields (eg book publishing, theatre, museums, music, radio, tv)
- Creative Careers
arts, culture and creative industries recruitment specialists for Ireland
- efinancialcareers UK and efinancialcareers Ireland jobs and advice for professionals and students in finance, banking, accounting and insurance
- GoConstruct career opportunities available in construction and the built environment
- Gradcracker graduate jobs, work experience and advice for STEM students
- healthcarejobs.ie healthcare jobs listing in Ireland.
- LawCareers.Net jobs and advice for aspiring solicitors and barristers.
- Public Appointments Service for Ireland (jobs in the Civil Service, local authorities etc).
- techlifeireland technology jobs in Ireland and careers advice.
- University Vacancies Ireland higher education career opportunities in Ireland.
If you're interested in a specific sector, it's worth looking at the websites of its professional bodies as well, as these often list jobs and offer advice in addition to qualification information.
Remember to check back frequently as these are unusual times and many employers will be dealing with a disruption to their normal hiring practices. If you decide to apply for a role, be prepared for recruitment processes to be adapted where necessary to allow for social distancing. Job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic can give you an idea of what to expect.