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The UL Autumn Careers Fair returns to campus on Thursday, 29th September 2022, as a hybrid event in the UL Sports Arena and online using the graduateland portal. The Fair will be open to students from 11.00 am to 3.30 pm.  The online portal will allow students and exhibitors to engage before, during and after the physical event. 

What companies will attend?

We will have more than 170 organisations participating in the Fair. There will be large and small companies, local, national and international companies, across all disciplines. What they have in common is an interest in meeting students who may be potential employees in 2023. 

Students from the following disciplines should attend the Fair:

  1. Science Students (Pharma, Physics, Biochemistry, Environmental, Bioscience and Food Science)
  2. AHSS (Law, Communications, Politics and Public Administration, English, Irish, History, International Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Technical Communication and Instructional Design, Interdisciplinary Studies, Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) 
  3. Business Students (Accounting, Tax, Economics, Data Analytics, Project Management, Financial Math, Insurance, HR and Marketing)
  4. ICT Students ( Software and Hardware)
  5. Engineering Students (Chemical, Civil, Construction Mech, Biomedical, Aero, Technology and Design)
  6. All students (summer internships)

Registration

Log in to CareersConnect using your UL network username and password to register for the UL Autumn Careers Fair 2022. Do some research on companies you want to see.

 

How the Careers Service can help you write a winning CV

We have three ways to help you get feedback and support with your CV:

  1. UL CV Guide
  2. CareerSet - our online CV checker
  3. 1:1 Feedback

 

Do a free online practice video interview with Shortlist.Me

  1. Shortlist.Me is an interview preparation platform that helps you practice various careers and recruiter video interviews. In a competitive job market, feeling comfortable in interviews is critical. This takes practice and experience – the more you interview, the more you learn about yourself and what is expected at an interview.
  2. Shortlist.Me interview practice is available 24/7 from any location. You can access the platform directly and complete practice interviews independently at a time that best suits you.
  3. Our helpful UL Interview Skills Booklet cover a range of topics from interview preparation, types of interview, tricky questions to Top Tips for interviews.
  4. Check out our YouTube channel, subscribe and watch recordings of workshops with Careers Advisors discussing best practice for interviews.
  5. You can get help with preparing for interviews through our online Career Consultation appointments. Log into CareersConnect, click on 'Book', then 'Appointments' and use our Appointment Finder tool to book the correct appointment type for

On the day

  1. Make a note of the names of any contacts you make on the day.
  2. Think about your strengths and skills and be able to tell an employer what you have to offer.
  3. Think about what questions you want to ask them: What vacancies do they have? What are their requirements? What training opportunities do they provide?
  4. Be sure to make contact with the less well-known organisations also as they often have very challenging opportunities to offer.

 

We run Career Fairs throughout the year. Check back here for updates, or CareersConnect.