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About NUI Galway
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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
The Career Development Centre hosts a number of careers events during the year which are an ideal way for you to promote your job opportunities directly to our students.
These events typically take place from September-November, and January-March to accommodate the student timetable.
For more information or to book one of the options below, email our employer engagement team.
Fairs / Expos
Jobs Fair (Internships & Graduate Jobs) - January
This event provides the perfect opportunity for all graduate recruiters who hire students and/or recent graduates for internship, placement and graduate roles to meet with NUI Galway undergraduate and postgraduate students across all academic disciplines
Next event: Wednesday 29th January 2020, Bailey Allen Hall. Book now through Careers Connect
Registration typically opens in November through Careers Connect with places allocated to companies* on a first-come-first-served basis.
Teaching Careers Fair - January
Are you involved in teacher recruitment?
NUI Galway’s Teaching Fair is the ideal recruitment event for you to come on campus and meet with our ‘Teachers in Training’ Professional Master of Education and Bachelors of Mathematics and Education classes. Each year we have approximately 300 graduates from this programme, all seeking employment. This event is a one-stop-shop for schools, teacher recruitment organisations based in Ireland, UK and internationally, local authorities and VEC's to meet with potential employees. This fair is open to all students from all disciplines.
Next event: Tuesday 14th January 2020 - Bookings now open
Graduate Jobs Fair - October
This is a perfect opportunity to meet our final year students! 2019 saw 120 exhibitors promoting their opportunities to approximately 2,500 students and recent graduates. Organisations attending are diverse and include national and multi-national companies and SMEs across a wide range of industry sectors.
Next event: October 2020. Bookings will open in summer 2020 through Careers Connect
Careers with Law Fair
The Law Fair provides a unique opportunity for organisations to connect with over 400 NUI Galway law students from our undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes who are seeking full-time, part-time and internship positions. It also provides an excellent opportunity to communicate directly with our best students on what your organisation can offer in terms of a career.
Next event: Monday, September 2020 (tbc). Bookings will open in summer 2020 through Careers Connect
Click here for other Event ideas*Due to space restrictions, it is necessary to give priority to companies who employ graduates directly and are currently recruiting. RECRUITING AGENCIES or ONLINE CAREER PLATFORMS will not be facilitated. NUI Galway may exclude any prospective exhibitor or attendee from registering for, or attending any event at NUI Galway's CDC’s sole discretion.