Welcome to the Career Service.
The Careers Advisory Service provides careers advice to students throughout their course, and welcomes all undergraduate and postgraduate students in NCAD. The objective of the service is to provide up-to-date information and advice for students on matters relating to career choice, postgraduate studies and employment.
The service is part-time, term only, Monday to Thursday from 8.00am-1.15pm and is located on the second floor of The Harry Clarke building. The Careers Adviser is Jacyntha Mc Manus Cleary and appointments to see her may be made through Reception.
Graduates can avail of a one to one appointment with the careers adviser for a year after graduation. Appointments may be made through reception
Please note the NCAD 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.
Your Career-Get Started!
Match skills your and personality to over 400 job profiles under “What job would suit me?” on www.prospects.ac.uk under Jobs Work Experience
Job Profiles on www.prospects.ac.uk under Jobs& Work Experience /A-Z e.g. for information on Art Therapist click on A and scroll
Job Descriptions on www.gradireland.com:click on Careers Advice/Starting Out
What Can I do with My Degree on www.prospects.ac.uk click on Careers Advice
(Click on Careers Advice)
Jobs with Your Degree on www.gradireland.com click on Careers Advice/Starting Out
Uncovering The Hidden Job Market http://www.gradireland.com (Click on Careers Advice)
Gradireland.com-information on graduate vacancies in Ireland and abroad
Prospects.ac.uk-information on graduate vacancies in UK and abroad
Web based information and articles in the following areas:
Visual Art/ Media | Illustration | Breaking in to Film | Animation | Photography | Artist’s Statement | Set Design | A-N Getting Started | A-N 7 ways to promote yourself | How to make a grant application/ 6 Tips to becoming a Curator / Information & Guidelines for establishing a career in Visual Art
http://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan details on how to secure a loan for postgraduate study in the UK
Creative_guide_2011 - contains multiple examples of cover letters used in creative industries
GradIreland Bright Careers, Better Futures - free copy from the Careers Service
Creative Job Search:
Uncovering the Hidden Job Market. On average only 30% of jobs are advertised. To find out how you can access that hidden market watch the video below: