Careers Service Summer Intern – Role 1

Job Title:

Careers Service Summer Intern – Role 1

Brief Role Description:

The successful intern will take part in a key summer project.  This project is a review of the careers service website, and the conducting of an accessibility audit for the website. This project also includes a review of the various pathways of the MyCareer portal.

Who is this role suitable for?

This role is suitable for an individual with keen attention to detail skills, who enjoys analysing and altering content.

What are the potentially relevant areas of study the intern may participate in?

  • Human resources
  • Business
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Computer science
  • Digital marketing

What are the potentially relevant areas of interest the intern may have?

  • Disability rights
  • Copywriting
  • Copyediting
  • Website design

What particular skills will the intern develop during this internship?

  • Self-motivation.
  • Attention to detail skills.
  • The ability to report to senior management in a clear and concise manner.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact us via, and we are happy to help you.

Post Specification

Post Title:

Careers Service Summer Intern

Post Status:

3-month fixed-term contract (5th June – 28th August 2024)


Trinity Careers Service


Hybrid - min: 3 days in office, 2 days remote (7-9 South Leinster St, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2)

Reports to:

Director of Careers (or her nominee(s))


€490 per week

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week

Closing Date:

22nd of March, 5PM

Interview Date:

TBC (Likely during the week of the 8th of April)

The successful applicant will be expected to start on Wednesday the 5th June 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter, and will be supported by the Careers Service throughout.

This application process is open only to students and recent graduates registered with the Trinity Disability Service (as advertised through the Student Services Internship Support Programme.)


The Trinity Careers Service, which is part of Trinity Teaching and Learning, supports students and recent graduates to explore their career ambitions for the future and plan how to achieve them. The Service operates in a dynamic outward-facing environment so is agile to respond to the needs of our key stakeholders (students, graduates, Trinity academic staff, alumni and external partners including employers).

Job Description

This post will focus on two key projects (detailed below) and will also support the Careers Service as they work on Summer Projects in preparation for the upcoming academic year 24.25 These tasks will be identified by the Careers Service with the aim of integrating and enhancing the student voice in our work and developing the skills and competencies of the intern.

Project  1: Review of Careers Service Website and related content through an accessibility lens.

The Careers Service strives to provide an accessible, easy to navigate, and comprehensive website for students and recent graduates as they manage their career plans.

This project aims to review the existing website content & make recommendations for updates to the existing content.  

General Duties

  • Systematically review existing website content and related documentation (e.g. Careers Guide) through the lens of inclusivity & accessibility
  • Communicate recommendations for updating and upgrading of existing content
  • Create plan of implementation of recommendations, some of which will be completed during the project.
  • Present findings and outcomes to the Careers Service Team during final week including the updates made and any updates proposed going forward.

Project 2: Test & Review the pathways on MyCareer (online platform)

The Careers Service also strives to provide an accessible, easy to navigate, and comprehensive system for students and recent graduates as they manage their career plans and undertake employability awards and pathways.

This project aims to test and improve the existing pathway, with a new set of eyes, providing feedback to the careers service team members who are developing the content.

General Duties

  • Systematically review existing pathway content, navigability and user friendliness.
  • Communicate recommendations for updating and upgrading of existing content
  • Be involved in discussion and idea creation for development of the pathways.

Alongside these two projects, the intern will be asked to get involved in other summer projects that the Careers Service will be engaging in. It is our ambition to involve the intern wherever possible and feasible to ensure a balanced and fulfilling experience for the intern while also spreading their knowledge and skillset across the team. These smaller tasks will be communicated with the intern as they arise.

The successful candidate will have some prior experience in these skills and an interest in developing them further:

  • Analysis & Review of large amounts of information
  • Understanding of Accessibility Requirements, particularly for online content
  • Attention to detail
  • Microsoft Suite Packages e.g. Excel, Teams
  • Website building/Updating Skills
  • Teamwork & Communication Skills (verbal & written) 

Application Process:

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter (1 A4 page) through the below link before the closing date of 5PM (Irish Standard time), 22nd of March 2024.

Job application link:

Informal enquiries can be made to Sarah Jones at

For further support with the application process please contact or refer to our application booklet attached here.