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UCD Careers Development Centre ENGAGE & RECRUIT Employers Brochure 2017

Brochure highlighting services to employers from the UCD Career Development Centre

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Sponsorship Opportunities In addition to advertising your vacancies directly, we also offer the opportunity to raise your profile via sponsorship. Our events are actively and regularly promoted to all of our penultimate and final year students, providing an excellent means of communicating your message and of being associated with a range of highly successful events. Vacancy Advertising UCD Career Development Centre offers a free vacancy advertising service to employers through our Careers Connect vacancy portal. Careers Connect is a great way to reach UCD students and graduates with your vacancies, and also to promote your organisation within the university by adding full details to your employer profile. www.careersconnect.ucd.ie We can support you with information on how to advertise for graduate, paid internships, part-time/ vacation work opportunities. On Campus Interaction Facilities Presentations allow for a more in depth dialogue with students. Discuss in more detail what you are looking for in an application; your organisation’s culture and ethos towards its stakeholders and what differentiates you from your competition. Information stands allow students to meet with representatives and ask questions about your business and opportunities on a more informal basis. • Introduce your organisation to students through an on campus presentation • Deliver skills workshops to our students through our ‘Skills for Working Life Programme’ • Deliver workshops on a variety of topics such as aptitude testing, interviews, application forms and enterprise • Have a recruitment information stand to promote opportunities to students at busy times. • Access to Interview rooms. 3,000+ Vacancies loaded to Careers Connect to date during this academic year. For more information, please contact careersevents@ucd.ie or call 01 7167573/7572 Internships A key way of generating closer links with UCD is through getting involved in academic internships. There are numerous internships within the curriculum of UCD programmes. UCD sees academic internships as a means to enhance the academic experience for students as a part of their degree. For employers, it is seen as a means to: • Make links between employer and students more explicit • Give hosts access to students early on in their studies • Provide a means for hosts to market employment opportunities • Facilitate hosts in forming collaborative relationships with academic and research staff A full list of programmes with internships can be found at www.ucd.ie/careers/employers/academicinternships Direct contact details for each programme are provided with organisations encouraged to liaise directly with the programme internship manager of the programme(s) of interest to them. Details of when students are available and for how long are included. For general enquiries employers can liaise directly with Dr. Teresa Lee, the University Internship Manager Teresa.lee@ucd.ie Key Dates To Remember! The academic calendar will play a big part in deciding when you should book your Employer Presentation on campus to ensure maximum engagement with the student body. Our events team will advise you of the best times and dates to schedule activities on campus during the 2017/18 academic year. Semester 1 Teaching Term 1: 11 Sept - 1 Dec 2017 Revision: 2 Dec-10 Dec 2017 Exams: 11 Dec- 22 Dec 2017 Semester 2 Teaching Term 2: 22 Jan - 9 March 2018 Fieldwork/Study Period: 12 - 25 March 2018 Teaching Term 2b: 26 March- 27 April 2018 Revision: 28 April - 6 May 2018 Exams: 8 May -19 May 2018 BOOK YOUR PLACE at our 2017/18 Employer Events here www.ucd.ie/careers/employers/ presentationsandworkshopsoncampus

Specialist Recruitment: Research and Development To advertise more specialist opportunities requiring a PhD or a research skill-set, to liaise with research institutes for industry-academic collaborations or to meet directly with Postdocs across disciplines, the UCD Career Development Centre runs a specialist service for researcher careers. The Research Careers team hosts a wide range of tailored networking events right throughout the year where companies can come along and meet candidates with specialist qualifications and advanced research, dataanalytics and project management skills and experience. Start-ups, SMEs and larger companies alike are invited to get in touch and ask us more about schemes like the SFI Industry Fellowship, the Marie S. Curie Society & Enterprise call and the IRC Enterprise Partnership scheme, opportunities that support researchers across all disciplines to transition to industry while receiving a salary from the funding agency. We are happy to host focused round-table events where you can come in and speak to a specific group of PhDs about what you do and we also run events where relevant funding agencies are present to answer specific questions about schemes. To find out more about this service, take a look at our website: www.ucd.ie/researchcareers or contact Nicola Fortune, our Research Careers Manager (acting) at nicola.fortune@ucd.ie Interested in hiring UCD Alumni? The UCD Alumni Network is a new online portal for UCD alumni to reconnect, stay posted about upcoming events and activities and to share career information and advice with their fellow alumni . There is a jobs and opportunities panel which features upcoming vacancies to alumni (graduate career and internship opportunities should be notified to the UCD Career Development Centre). Over the coming months the Network is gradually being launched to 235,000 UCD alumni. If you have a job opportunity that you think would be suitable for experienced UCD alumni and you would like it to be posted on the UCD Alumni Network, please contact alumni@ucd.ie Alternatively, if you are a UCD graduate you can go to ucdalumninetwork.com to register and post the job yourself. Developing a relationship with the CDC allows employers to: • Build your reputation as an employer of choice. • Promote employment opportunities. • Form collaborate relationships with academic and research staff. • Develop the skills you are looking for. What You Can Do? Share Your Story • Share your experience as a graduate and tell students about your journey into industry • Take part in a panel where students can ask you questions • Feature in our Career Focus – our blog - ucdblogs.org/careers • Feature in our UCD Career Guide – our annual guide for students What Next? • Contact us to discuss your needs • Post your student and graduate jobs on our vacancy site - careersconnect.ucd.ie/home.html • Keep us informed about your recruitment plans and events so we can help promote them For more information please contact careerevents@ucd.ie or call 01 716 7573/7572.