Gather information about careers and the job market

Lots of careers information is available in paper form and on the internet.   Don't forget to take advantage of People Resources too, in particular your family and friends, personal network and university / college tutors.

What can you do with your degree?

  • AGCSI degree series covers major degree areas and is written especially for Irish graduates.  Available from your Careers Services
  • AGCAS signpost sheets eg Your degree in Law … What next?  This series of booklets covers all major degree subjects.  Copies are available from higher education Careers Services or on Prospects Graduate Web 
  • Graduate career paths. This is broad information on the areas of work that graduates of various degree disciplines have entered six months after graduation.  
  • First destinations. University Careers Services collect information about the first activity undertaken by graduates from first degree and postgraduate courses.  Contact your Careers Service for information and the Higher Education Authority in Ireland.  

Graduate occupations in general

Many careers are open to all graduates - regardless of your degree discipline.  

  • AGCSI career series covers a series of occupational areas - Available from your Careers Services and on the Gradireland website via the link to Types of Career
  • AGCAS booklet - Your degree what next? This booklet covers the 40% of graduate jobs open to all graduates regardless of degree discipline.  It's available from higher education Careers Services
  • AGCAS occupational booklets cover different graduate occupations in detail. They are available from higher education Careers Services or on the Prospects Graduate Web 

Graduate labour market

Find out about the current labour market - salaries, availability  of jobs, career progression etc.