Career Guidance

Why use the Career Development Centre? 

The Career Development Centre helps students of NUI Galway to manage your own career plans by providing a wide range of support services.

A University qualification is a significant launch pad in building a successful career. The Career Development Centre offers you services and facilities to help you begin the process of managing your career and upgrading your portfolio of skills, experience, and qualifications.

Who can use our services?

The full range of our services is available to:

  • Current undergraduate students
  • Current postgraduate students
  • NUI Galway Access student

Appointments are limited to outside term for graduates (up to 3 years after graduation).

Career Development Centre support and resources available to NUI Galway students include:

  • Information on options with your degree
  • Appointments - which can be booked on through Careers Connect
  • Seminars on various career areas
  • Postgraduate information and events
  • Information and courses on CV preparation and interview techniques
  • Internet and specialised career-related software
  • Psychometric testing
  • Presentations by companies and information on employers
  • Annual fairs on campus such as the Graduate Jobs Fair, and Volunteering Fair

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Work Placement 

Work Placement is a three-way partnership between an employer, a student and a HEI.

The Professional Experience Programme (PEP) is an integral module of a number of NUI Galway undergraduate programmes where a student is given the opportunity to work and learn in a professional environment relevant to their studies.

Alumni Office and Alumni Association

The Alumni Office acts on behalf of NUI Galway and its Alumni Association. It offers NUI Galway's 65,000 graduates the opportunity to maintain and grow their network of relationships with fellow graduates, at home and abroad, through regular communications and events.

Find out more

Career Development Centre
Arts/Science Building
T 353 (0)91 493589 

Access to careers information is available without appointment:
Monday to Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm

Placement Queries to
T 353 (0)91 493646

Alumni Office
The Gatelodge
NUI Galway
T 353 (0)91 493750