The NCAD Careers Service is part-time, term only,  Monday -Thursday 8.00am-1.15pm, 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: Please note the NCAD Careers Advisory Service service will be closed from Friday 26th June 2020 until Tuesday 1st September 2020 .  Thereafter,  the page will be occasionally updated  to remove old vacancies.  New vacancies will be added again  from  Wednesday 2nd September.


If you wish to advertise a vacancy on the NCAD Opportunities page please email mcmanusj@staff.ncad.ie

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  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.youtube.com/watch?v=XKGaVhNRty0

Ace your interview-How to predict questions and give great answers click on http://www.gradireland.com under Careers Advice followed by Interviews and scroll down for video presentation



Updated 10/07/2020


Please note, given the daily  changing employment landscape, vacancies listed below may change status and are no longer live


General Jobs:  jobs  in this category are not necessarily  linked to any discipline you  may have graduated from rather just advertising the type of vacancies being currently advertised

http://www.arts.ac.ukclick on students/studentcareers/find jobs&internships on Creative Opportunities/Find a job














Junior Web Developer EZ Living Cork 26/08/2020

 Media Content Reviewer with British English  Cork  03/09/2021

http://www.tefl.ie/tefl-jobs-centre/ See details of TEFL jobs in Europe and abroad

Technical- jobs in all disciplines:

http://www.jobs.ac.uk under Creative Art& Design:

Visual Art/Gallery/Museum/Arts Administration/Academic

http://www.visualartists.ie under Opportuniies see;

RDS Visual Art Awards 2020 

RDS have decided  not to run the exhibition component of the 2020 Visual Arts Awards which takes place in the RDS in October , however they plan to continue with the competition aspect of the project which will see them awarding cash prizes and other professional opportunities valued at over 30,000 euro. They have also decided that only all final graduating artists from BA and MA visual art based courses can apply. If interested  email : arts@rds.ie from Monday 15th June stating your name, college and course to request that the link to the online form be emailed to you. The application form, which must include images of the completed work as well as an academic reference, must be completed and submitted by 8th October

 Prizes are in euro. The top prize is the RDS Taylor Art Award valued at 10,000. Other prizes include the RHA Graduate Studio Award which will give the winner access to a full-time  studio for one year in the RHA and is valued at 5,000. There is a residency award in the Centre Culturel Irlandais valued at 5,000-the residency. For the first time in 2020 this award also comes with a cash prize of 1,000. The R.C Lewis-Crosby and RDS Whyte's Awards are both cash prizes valued at 5,000 each. See www.rds.ie/visualart for more information


New Job Vacancy/Curator Freelands Artist programme part-time 31/07/2020

Open Call Studio Residency at Bibliathek Switzerland 30/09/2020

Commission Sticy Fingers Art Play development Programme& Artist Trail Donegal 26/07/2020

Per Cent for Art Scheme N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Road Public Art Project  Budget 64,000 13/072020

Open Call Cavan County Council Artists' Panel 2020/2023 Rolling deadline

Open Call/ Centre for Human Rights: Art & Activisim University of York 3,000stg Rolling deadline

Aestheticia Art Prize  31/08/2020

International Festival of Independent Animation Canada 15/07/2020





http://www.revenue.ie search under Artists Exemption to see details on how to claim tax exemption for work sold



http://www.transartists.org see a list of international  upcoming residencies

http://www.resartis.org see a list of international  residencies


Wells Art Contemporary 2,000stg 01/08/2020

Wales Contemporary 01/09/2020

 Pacitti Company Think Tank Residencies -open deadline


http://www.creativepool.com Please note jobs advertised with Creativepool ,unless 'remote' is specified , will be based  at the employers' premises  as soon as Covid regulations allow. Interviews may be virtual.

Video Producer for Ocado Supermarket Online UK  05/08/2020.

 Creative Video Editor Amazon UK 29/07/2020

Production Assistant MPC 08/10/2020



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

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



Graphic Design/Illustration/ Animation/Product Design/Interaction Design/Medical Device Design

http://www.arts.ac.uk click on Menu followed by Student/StudentCareers/Find a Job/Internship on Creative Opportunities to see:

Kids Creative Lingo Ltd Freelance  Illustrator&2D Animator 15/07/2020 (Remote)







UX Designer MYTH 17/07/2020




Please note jobs advertised with Creativepool ,unless 'remote' is specified , will be based in employers premises  as soon as Covid regualtions allow and interviews may be virtual.


User Experience Designer Citibank 11/08/2020

UX  Designer Vodafone UK 10/08/2020

Senior UX Researcher Sainsburys  UK 10/08/2020

 Senior Experience Designer Sainsburys  UK 10/08/2020

Junior Experience Designer Sainsburys UK  10/08/2020

Animator MPC 08/10/2020 UK 

Ceramics, Glass and Metals:




DCCI's Future Makers Awards 20/09/2020

http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk under menu/Opportunities

Vastint& Edinburgh Printmakers Permanent Art Commission 16/08/2020

 Master Glass Maker Gilbraltar Crystal 30/11/2020

The Cordis Prize for Tapestry 8,000stg  deadline 11/01/2021

Apply for a place at Cockpit Arts deadline  February 2021


http://www.craftscotland.org http://www.taktberlin.org

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

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


Fashion, Textile Surface Design, Textile Art&Artefact


http://www.arts.ac.uk click on Menu followed by Student/StudentCareers/Find Jobs&Internships on Creative Opportunities

New Internship in Women's Leathergoods Design Milan 650 euro per week plus lunch vouchers 30/07/2020


http://www. creativepool.com

 Stella McCartney Art Director 11/08/2020

http://www.fashionworkie.com- this site has an extensive selection of full time vacancies and paid internships including the following:




New Full -time Research Assistants(2) Irish a distinct advantage 19/06/20 and also another date 03/09/2020??