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Careers information

The Careers Service website offers an extensive collection of career resources for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and graduates. These include the following themes:

  • An overview of how the Careers Service supports students and graduates
  • Access to the MyCareer platform
  • Guidance on exploring occupational and educational options
  • Resources for finding work opportunities and further study
  • Practical advice on making applications
  • Information for international students
  • Information for students with disabilities

Students can also access resources in the Careers Information Centre during opening hours:

Contact details and opening hours

First Destination Returns statistics

The Higher Education Authority requires all third level colleges to survey their graduates 9 months after leaving university. The statistical information received is supplied to the HEA for its annual composite report on the destinations of graduates from Irish universities. The survey is completed in compliance with GDPR guidelines and is treated in absolute confidence.

Contact the Careers Consultant linked to your school to receive information about the graduate destinations of your taught and research students.

Writing a reference

Reference checks are a frequent and important component of the recruitment process for students and graduates of the University, and academic staff will regularly be called upon to provide references for former students. It is important to follow a standard accurate process when providing references - ensuring clear communication between you, the potential employer and the referee. The following leaflet provides detailed guidelines and key “do’s and don’ts” on how to provide references for current and past students that are professional, consistent, and represent the referee appropriately.

Writing a reference - guidelines for academics

The leaflet was designed by the staff at the University of London Careers Service and with their kind permission was adapted by the Careers Service for tailored use by Trinity’s academic staff. The College’s Information Compliance Committee has advised that it is not always possible, in writing a reference, to guarantee confidentiality from the referee. Additionally, in light of the implementation of GPDR, you should be mindful of any data protection guidelines that may apply.