A career guidance appointment is a confidential, impartial and non-directive meeting with a qualified careers consultant with responsibility for your course, who will support and guide you in a friendly and courteous manner in planning and taking charge of the next step in your career.
A 20 minute guidance appointment otherwise known as a “Next Step Appointment” is available for students to book directly through MyCareer. One Next Step Appointment can be booked within any 28 day period.
You will be encouraged to adopt a self-help approach both by the careers consultant and in your use of careers information. We are here to help you make the transition to whatever stage comes next. The appointment will contribute to your:
To get the most out of your meeting we recommend that you:
Appointments run back to back, so be sure to keep your appointment and arrive on time so that you get to make use of the full appointment time allocated to you.
If you need to cancel an appointment for any reason, you can do so through MyCareer up to an hour before your appointment. After this time you must call us on 01 8961721.
As a member of Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS - Ireland) and the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS - UK) the Careers Advisory Service is committed to promoting equality of access and treatment in education, employment, training and guidance regardless of race, religion, gender, disability, civil status, family status, social class, age or sexual orientation. Any records of your discussions with an consultant are available to you under Freedom of Information legislation.
Staff in the Service also work to the following codes and standards - the College's policies (www.tcd.ie/about/policies).