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UCD Careers Development Centre ENGAGE & RECRUIT Employers Brochure 2017

Brochure highlighting services to employers from the UCD Career Development Centre

why University College

why University College Dublin? UCD is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity. It is currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide and UCD is also Ireland’s most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. UCD is Ireland’s University of first choice, leading in first-preference applications in Ireland year after year; as well as being the university of first choice for international students coming to Ireland. According to the 2017 QS Rankings, it is No 1 in Ireland for 40 subjects. WHY DO EMPLOYERS WORK WITH The Career Development Centre? Our mission is to enable and empower individuals to develop the skills, self-confidence and attitudes needed to flourish in learning and work within a global economy. Our aim is to proactively engage with employers and grow the number and range of internship and graduate opportunities and provide UCD with intelligence on the graduate labour market, recruitment and selection trends. Our employer engagement strategy is to develop a collaborative and partnership-based approach between UCD Career Development Centre, employers and students. We achieve this by advising employers on strategies to access students they are seeking, and on raising their profile on campus. We bring students and employers together through a range of activities; such as recruitment fairs, skills workshops and presentations. Our work spans the entire student body and includes close links with individual Colleges and Schools. 5,870 Student attendance at Recruitment Fairs 2,400+ Job vacancies loaded to Careers Connect 30% Increase in employer attendance at UCD Recruitment Fairs as compared with 205/16. 3,500+ Employers registered on UCD Connect 1,800+ Student attendance at employer presentations on campus 150+ Employer led presentations and workshops on campus IN THE LAST ACADEMIC YEAR...

“This was the first year where we have engaged students from UCD on behalf of one of our clients, a $26billion global multi-strategy hedge fund. We have been really impressed with the calibre of the students at UCD, the scope and the breadth of their research interests and the level of engagement of students. We plan to come back again next year to meet more students and to establish a bridge between the high-quality talent produced by UCD and our clients based in North America.” Sham Mustafa Co-Founder & CEO Correlation One. Dublin Datathon 100% of employers who attended the Science, Engineering and Technology fair found it useful in relation to promoting suitable opportunities 100% of employers who attended the Business, Finance and Management fair found it useful in identifying suitable candidates. 91% of students found the Science, Engineering and Technology Fair useful in terms of exploring graduate and internship opportunities. “Deloitte has always had great success hiring UCD graduates and interns, who bring a wealth of relevant experience and industry knowledge to our firm. UCD career fairs and events allow Deloitte to connect with high performing, collaborative, motivated UCD students from a wide range of study disciplines who want to meet members of the Deloitte team and learn more about how they can launch their career and make an impact that matters at Deloitte.” “Each year, for both our summer internship and traineeship programmes, we consistently receive stellar applications from UCD students. Half of our partners are UCD Alumni and UCD remains one of our most important sources of graduate talent” Lisa Mc Goldrick McCann FitzGerald Graduate Recruiter Alison Gill Graduate Recruitment Manager