Careers Information

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 under Jobs Work Experience

Job Profiles on  under Jobs& Work Experience /A-Z e.g. for information on Art Therapist click on A and scroll

Job Descriptions on on Careers Advice/Starting Out

What Can I do with My Degree on click on Careers Advice

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Jobs with Your Degree on click on Careers Advice/Starting Out

 Uncovering  The Hidden Job Market (Click on Careers Advice)

10 Top Tips for getting a creative job

15 Professional Habits to develop in your 20's

Managing your online presence

Freelancing 5 ways to build contacts

NCAD Careers Service CV Websites

Creative_guide_2011 - contains multiple examples of cover letters used in creative industries

Personal Statement

How to write a CV, Cover Letter and prepare for interview

Pinterest Most asked interview questions

Ucreative Personal Promotion

Guardian CV Information

Guardian-Making the first move

Skype Interviews

Group Interviews

GradIreland Bright Careers, Better Futures - free copy from the Careers Service

Gradireland Recruitment Tips

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: