The NCAD Careers Service is part-time, term only,  Monday -Thursday 9.00am-2.15pm, from the 1st September to the end of June every year  The Careers Advisory Service offers advice in good faith on the basis of the best information available to it. Clients of the service must take responsibility for their own decisions based on such advice.

Housekeeping: The service is upated once weekly on a Wednesday when possible. This involves adding vacancies which are designated as 'New' and removing vacancies when  the application date has passed. Vacancies may be added throughout the week and the date the  site is updated will reflect these additions

Graduates may avail of a one to one appointment with the careers adviser for a year after graduation. Appointments may be made through reception.


Visit http://www.ncad.ie and click on Students followed by Student Support Services/ Careers Information. This is a resource for Art & Design graduates.

 Uncovering the Hidden Job Market.  To find out how you can access the hidden job  market please click on:http://www.gradireland.com under Careers Advice

Updated 17/01/18

General Opportunities:

http://www.arts.ac.uk click on Careers and then Find Jobs/Internships and click on Creative Opportunities:


Dispaly technician The Conran Shop London 21,000-23,000stg 21/01/18



 ISSU Student Engagement Officer 20/01/18

http://www.irishtheatreforum.ie see:

Full-time Technician AnTaibhdhearc Galway 19/01/18

http://www.education.ie/en/learners see:

  English Lanuage Assistant Scheme in France, Austria, Germany and Spain


 English Language Assistant in France Programme managed by the French Embassy. 31/01/08


 English Language Assistant in France 31/01/18

 English teaching Opportunities in China The TEIC Programme 31/03/18



The National college of Art and Design’s Access Programme, with the generous support of Kennedy Wilson are delighted to announce a nine-month artist’s residency in Clancy Quay, Islandbridge, Dublin 8.

Kennedy Wilson is an international real estate investment and services firm which has invested in Ireland in recent years, and developed a portfolio of high-quality, stylishly-finished apartments to rent in prime central Dublin locations, including Clancy Quay.


Kennedy Wilson has also invested in various local cultural and philanthropic projects, most notably in the new Parnell Square Cultural Quarter, and its partnership with NCAD Access Programme is an extension of this work. 

The selected artist(s)/designer(s)will be provided with a large, modern studio space in the Clancy Quay Complex, rent free, for nine months.  Reasonable utility costs (electricity, heating and water) will also be covered by the sponsor.  The allocated studio space is a vacant unit, 1,300 square feet on the ground floor of a modern complex of apartments.  Kennedy Wilson will look for a work or works of art in exchange for providing this opportunity.

How to apply for the Clancy Quay Residency

Submissions are sought from artists who can fulfill the following criteria;

1. You are willing to work on your own or as part of a small group of artists.
2. You have the time and financial resources to commit a substantial amount of time to the studio.
3. You have a vision or specific aim for a nine-month residency, i.e. working towards an exhibition, commission or proposed project.
4. You will initiate/participate in a number of events involving the Clancy Quay residents through the year, i.e. Open studio event or artist talk.
5. You graduated from NCAD November 2017.

Your submission should contain the following information:

1. Name, address and contact information ie email and mobile number.
2. A recent CV.
3. An indication of your financial viability and time commitment to the studio.
4. A clearly developed rationale for your residency, why you want the studio, what it would mean at this point in your career and how you will use it. (maximum 500 words).
5. 6 images of your work (jpeg) with descriptions of size, weight, media etc.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 22nd January  2018. 

Visual Art/Gallery/Museum/Arts Administration/Academic

http://www.bmwgroup.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/rolls-royce-motor-cars-12-month-internship-marketing-arts-july-2018-4681 (please note if this does not load just go to internet and type this url link)

New: See details of 12 month paid Intership Marketing the Arts 17,500stg Start date July 2018


Membership& Project Manager Business2Arts 31/01/18

http://www.visualartists.ie under Jobs&Opps see:

 188th RHA Annual Exhibiton Open Call 25/03/18

 Arts Officer at Brain Injury Matters 22.5hours weekly 


 Youth Arts Facilitator, The Grainstore, Dunlaoghaire 26/01/18


 See details of scholarships to support internship in USA and Berlin

http://www.artquest.org.uk under Opportunities see:

BP Portrait Award 35,000stg 22/01/18

Bloomberg New Contemporary-Fine Art students in final year and 2017 graduates.22/01/18


 See details of support for the mobility of artists and cultural workers between European countries. On going application but deadline is 60 days before travel date


 A residency programme in Berlin that accepts artists from all disciplines-no close date specified

http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/JobsDesk?uol_r=68ac232a for an extensive list of jobs within museums and galleries including the following:

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute Internship in Conservation of Art&Historical Works 25/02/18-10 weeks in Summer 25/02/18

http://www.artscouncil.ie/available-funding/ See details of following:

Travel&Training Award ongoing application. Maximum award €3,000



 Photographic Officer in Heritage Records  in Belfast Heritage






  Graduate Operations Technician TV3 31/01/18





http://www.dccoi.ie under I am a Designer /Maker see:

Helsinki Design Week Feb 18

 One Year On 31/01/18

European Prize for Applied Applied Arts 15/02/18

Design Cpmpetition Comment Card Box NGI 28/02/18

http://www.craftni.org under Maker Opportunities see:

 Amberif Design Award 2018


 A residency programme in Berlin that accepts artists from all disciplines incuding ceramics-no close date specified

http://www.igniteireland.ie See details on Dublin based free training & support programme designed to help people get started 


http://www.drapersrecord.com under Fashion jobs see:

 Jewellery Designer Barcelona 18/01/18

http://www.benchpeg.com under jobs see:

  Creative Experienced Sales Person with jewellery Design Skills Michael Platt UK March 2018

 Goldsmith Titcombe Bespoke Jewellery Bristol 20/01/18

 Mounter/Setter Dai Tien London January 2018

http://www.ceramic.dkall year round applications for Artist in Residence and Assistants



One of Irelands leading multi-national retailers is looking to recruit a Designer for their Head Office in Dublin.


We are looking for a designer with experience in a graphic heavy role, that is creative, innovative and wants to excel in their chosen field.

Opportunities to travel both to Europe and internationally and salary is dependent on experience.

An excellent & advanced level is needed in both Illustrator & Photoshop.

For further details please contact Deborah @ Deborah.howell2@heatonsstores.com

 Junior Designer:

One of Irelands leading multi-national retailers is looking to recruit a Junior Designer for their Head Office in Dublin.

We are looking for a junior designer with experience in a graphic heavy role, that is creative, innovative and wants to excel in their chosen field.

Opportunities to travel both to Europe and internationally and salary is dependent on experience and training will be provided.

An excellent level is needed in both Illustrator & Photoshop.

For further details please contact Deborah @ Deborah.howell2@heatonsstores.com

Design Internship:

One of Irelands leading multi-national retailers is offering the right candidate a unique opportunity to start their career in a multi-national company with offices all over the world.

The successful candidate will have an honours degree or be in their final year of said degree.

Our interns enjoy working in a great environment with training provided, and opportunities to travel both to Europe and internationally.

And with the possibility of joining the team permanently for the right candidate.

This is a graphic heavy role and the successful candidate must be at an advanced level with Illustrator and Photoshop.

For further details please contact Deborah @ Deborah.howell2@heatonsstores.com


Graphic Design:





 Apple-iTunes Design Internship Programme beginning July 2018 for 51 weeks. UK Salary-above minimum wage

Main duties

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our London-based internship programme to work as a Graphic Designer. The internship will commence in July 2018 and will run for 51 weeks.

From day one, you will be charged with a variety of responsibilities. These include creating cutting edge designs to showcase the latest music, film, TV, app and book releases.

You’ll also have the opportunity to work alongside senior designers on special project work and respond to briefs with conceptual ideas to promote editorially selected content across our stores.

You’ll gain invaluable experience working with art directors who will provide feedback, guidance and direction in an iterative working process.

In awarding this level of independence and responsibility, we are looking for candidates capable of grasping complex tasks and delivering to the highest standards. Every day will be different, rewarding and challenging.
Skills & Experience

We Want Someone With:

• A genuine passion for digital content whether it be, music, film, TV, apps or books.
• Expert Photoshop design and retouching skills.
• A passion for typography and layout composition area is a must.
• A keen awareness of visual trends associated with entertainment design
and communication.
• The ability to learn new processes and technology quickly.
• A talent for working well with others. We work very collaboratively at
• Strong organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure.
• A hands-on, can-do approach to problem solving and exceptional
attention to detail.
• An enthusiasm to learn new skills — and no fear of asking questions.
• Excellent English communication skills — written and oral.

Application Requirements:

• Be Availability in February 2018 for interview in London.
• A predicted or achieved 2:1 undergraduate degree grade or higher.
• Availability to complete the full 51 week internship programme starting
on July 1, 2018.
• Eligibility to live and work in the UK. (Documented evidence of eligibility
will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.)


Product Design:


Interactive Design






Real Nation Education Project Coordinator 22/01/18



http://www.springboardcourses.ie under Search for Courses choose Courses currently accepting applications to see:

 Cert in Music Production for the Gaming Industry February 2018

 Postgraduate Cert in Innovation , Entrepreneurship and Enterprise UCD March 2018

Cert in 2D/3D Digital Animation DKIT 19/01/18

 Higher Diploma in Science in 3D Computer Animation DKIT  19/01/18