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
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
- 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
Graduate labour market
Find out about the current labour market - salaries,
availability of jobs, career progression etc.
Graduate career paths - as above
Irish university web sites
all contain useful
information on the Irish graduate labour market - go to Information
for links to partner universities in Careers4Graduates