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Careers and Development

Meet our Career Development Team

Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Career Opportunities

Our graduates are in a prime position to launch their career in accounting and finance. With your accounting knowledge and exemptions, you can fast-track your career to becoming a fully chartered accountant or choose to move into the areas of finance, risk, investments, auditing and tax, amongst others. Once fully qualified, graduates can also start their own firm or choose to go into financial consultancy.

92% rate of employment post-graduation.*

Internship Opportunities

Ernst & Young will offer internships to two of the highest-placed students across the entire programme (subject to the students meeting their entrance criteria). They are sponsoring cash prizes of €250 each for the highest placing students in the ‘Audit’ and ‘Corporate Governance and Ethics’ modules.

Moore Stephens Nathans will offer internships to two of the highest-placed students across the entire programme. Moore Stephens are a top-10 accountancy practice and a platinum training firm for ACCA. The successful students will join a team of associates and be closely mentored as they gain invaluable experience across all areas of accountancy and taxation services. Moore Stephens believe in maximising talent to realise potential and are sponsoring cash prizes of €250 each for the highest placing students in the ‘Financial Reporting’ and ‘Advanced Taxation’ modules.

Trinity Business School Career Services

Our dedicated career development team will help you to identify your ideal career path and provide tailored advice on how to achieve your career goals. Through workshops, one-to-one coaching, career psychometric tests and visits from top global employers, students are introduced to our portfolio of company recruiters. The New York Times ranked Trinity in the top 150 global universities in terms of universities’ employers rated most highly. 

As a member of the Trinity Alumni, graduates have life-long access to this service. As Ireland’s number 1 business school, employers from all industries aggressively recruit our graduates. In addition, Trinity has a central Careers Advisory Service who advertise job vacancies, host employer events for specific industries and provide a library of career related information.

Other Career Resources Exclusive to Trinity

Vault’s Career Insider is a premier resource for career opportunities that links employers with graduates and the Going Global strategic career planning resource. Packed with country-specific career information, this research tool provides expert advice for finding employment on an international stage.

Graduate Work Visa for International Students

Ireland is one of the only European countries to provide a two year graduate work visa. The Irish Third Level Graduate scheme exists to allow legally resident non-EEA third level graduates to remain in Ireland for the purpose of seeking employment and applying for a green card or work permit. Students in training to become fully chartered accountants have the opportunity to apply for a Stamp 1A visa. This visa lasts up to four years and six months.

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service provide full details and FAQs on their website. Visit the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service's website to learn more. The Trinity Careers Service also provides information on their website.

*Student survey respondents who were seeking employment and are in employment 6 months after graduation. Class of 2016/17.