Plan

You might start your Employability Journey by Exploring what options are open to you.

There are 2 statements which fall under the Plan category, these are:

  • I know what I want to do but I’m not sure how to get there
  • I have a career in mind and would like to gain relevant work experience

There are many resources, activities and events that can support you with planning your career options and developing your employability skills.

Plan your Work Experience, Placement & Graduate Opportunities

Handshake

Handshake offers you the ability to search for Opportunities, connect with Employers and your Peers across Universities and register for online Events. We would recommend that before you start searching for opportunities that you build your Profile on Handshake.

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Developing your Handshake Profile

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Using Handshake to Search for Opportunities

Searching for Work Experience

Why not check out these other student websites when searching for work experience, placements, internships and graduate opportunities:

International Work Experience

Search for international opportunities for work experience, internships and graduate jobs abroad at Go Global

Online Professional Profile & Networking

Develop your professional online profile and build professional networks using some of our resources and tools:

Professional Skills Profile

Develop and grow your Professional Skills Profile by using some of our resources and tools:

Seek Advice

Seek the support of an industry expert or alumni mentor who can coach you on various aspects of job-search and career planning. If you need support in planning your work experience, placement, internship or graduate opportunity remember to book a career guidance appointment.

Meet the team


Eilis Spence

Employability Adviser

Employability Services Unit



Dr Stella So

Senior Employability Adviser

Employability Services Unit


Gail Hamilton

Senior Employability Adviser

Employability Services Unit


Shaunagh Brolly

Employability Adviser

Employability Services Unit