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Due to COVID -19 and remote working most of our events for 2020-21 are scheduled virtually on CareersConnect. We organise a number of events during your final year to provide you with information on career options, job-search techniques, employers and postgraduate study.

Some of the major on-campus events include:

  • Career Opportunities Seminar (Live Chat Workshop Online)

These seminars focus on the range of career opportunities suitable for graduates in particular disciplines. We cover a range of workshops online through MS Teams such as CV Workshops, Job Search Workshops, Psychometric Tests Workshops, Interview Skills workshops including Video & Telephone, Assessment Centre Workshops, Strengths Based Recruitment Workshops and many more. To book simply log onto CareersConnect and under events search by date to book. For more information email Careers@ul.ie. Check out our YouTube channel, subscribe and have access to all workshop recordings!

Once you have booked your workshop:

1. We will send you a Microsoft Teams invite 1 hour before the appointment which you will receive to your email, please accept this invite.

2. Ten mins before the meeting, open the Microsoft Teams invite on your calendar (Download Microsoft Teams if you do not currently have it), Open the app and find your scheduled meeting and click “join the meeting”.

3. You can join on a laptop/tablet or your phone. You can enable video or voice only (depending on your network coverage).

  • Career Options Evening

This is an opportunity to meet UL graduates from all disciplines and learn about their career records to date

  • UL Careers Fair

The Careers Fair provides a unique opportunity to meet with potential employers on-campus. The Careers Fair has taken place already this year on 8th October 2020 online. It was the largest Careers Fair across the Higher Education sector with over 125 employers. We will be running similar fairs in the Spring Semester such as UL Spring Fair (AHSS), Teaching Fair and many more!

  • CV Clinics

           CV Clinics provide you with professional advice on CV preparation. These are now being delivered online through MS Teams. Book on CareersConnect or email Careers@ul.ie for more information. 

  • Application & Interview Workshops

           These workshops focus on effective application and interview techniques. These workshops as mentioned above are being run weekly through MS Teams. 

  • Employer Visits (Online)

Usually, many employers visit the campus throughout the year with information on their graduate recruitment plans. Due to COVID-19 restrictions; all employer presentations and application reviews will be hosted online. Some employers use their own webinar software that will be mentioned on the description of the event. Registration may also be through an external link so please read the description of every presentation carefully. To find out more check out the events section on CareersConnect to book a presentation or email Careers@ul.ie to see what employers are in this week!

For the exact dates and locations of these and other Careers events, check out the Calendar of Events in CareersConnect or email Careers@ul.ie