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Career Prospects

Following four years of intensive study within the Department, students not only obtain an internationally recognised degree from Trinity College Dublin, but also gain a range of transferable skills.  These include: writing, debating, presenting, researching and critical thinking in addition to communication, computer, multi-tasking and team building skills - all of which are highly sought after by employers.    During your time at Trinity College, these skills are honed both in your academic and extra-curricular activities to enable you to adapt to and succeed in the working world. 

Graduates of our Department are well equipped to pursue a multiplicity of career pathways, for example in the museum and cultural sector, as media and communications specialists, in public administration and of course, teaching and research.  The range of modules taught and skills acquired during your four years with us ensures that graduates of the Department go on to pursue highly successful careers in a wide range of areas.

The list below includes some of the professions which our graduates are currently working in:

  • Academia
  • Accountancy
  • Banking
  • Communications
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Industrial Relations
  • Information technology
  • Heritage
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Lecturing
  • Librarianship
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Public Policy
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Teaching

Career Advice

The Careers Advisory Service assists students in all aspects of career planning from career decision making (including the role of further study) through to building CVs and LinkedIn profiles, provides support with interview preparation, and advertises graduate vacancies as well as work experience and internship opportunities.
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