GMIT Careers

Supporting students and graduates in developing and implementing successful career paths and facilitating the recruitment process for students and employers

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GMIT Careers Service is available to all students and recent graduates of GMIT. We work with employers, academics, and professional organisations.

The Careers Service facilitates the transition from education to employment and engages in the recruitment process between students and potential employers.

We offer The Next Step Online Employability Toolkit which focuses on enhancing students professional development and employability skills.

Students: To book careers appointments and events, and to view vacancies, please register on Careers Connect, GMIT’s online careers portal.

Employers: To advertise your student and graduate opportunities please register on Careers Connect, GMIT’s online careers portal.

Job vacancies: You can view job vacancies on our GMIT Jobs Notice Board on Facebook

Contact GMIT Careers Advisors: Email: careers@gmit.ie

 

In the news

GMIT's annual Careers Fair features in this recent article and video by Silicon Republic

 

For employers

If you would like to recruit our students for employment, graduate programmes, placements, internships, and volunteering, click here

For more information on how to register with the GMIT Careers Connect Portal, click here

 

GMIT Autumn Virtual Careers Fair

GMIT Career Service are excited to announce that we are hosting our Annual Virtual Careers Fair on Monday, 4th October 2021 from 11 to 3pm.

The Fair is aimed at penultimate and final year students and recent graduates who are interested in graduate employment opportunities, work experience, internships, placements and research projects. Students attending will be from a range of disciplines.

For more information on how to register with the GMIT Careers Connect Portal, click here.

Any queries please email GMIT Careers Office.

 

Work Placement

Work Placement for School of Business, Engineering, Science, Creative Arts and Media/Letterfrack and Agriculture (Mountbellow)

Work Placement for Galway International Hotel School

 

For students

CV Success

  • The Next Step Online Employability Toolkit
  • Online Strengths Profiling
  • Online Video Interviews
  • Virtual Chats, E-Guidance
  • Online email CV Service
  • Online Webinars
  • One to Ones via email or virtual meet option
  • CV success video (Youtube)
     

Students can avail of advice on:

  • Employment Opportunities such as Job Seeking Strategies
  • Employer Information and Creating your LinkedIn Profile
  • Job Notice Boards
  • Postgraduate Opportunities
  • Assessment Centres
  • Advice on course selection and application
  • Teaching Training: Advice on how to apply in Ireland and the UK

 

CareerSet

CareerSet is a 24/7 online career platform that gives you actionable, personalised feedback on your CV. Powered by AI, the platform gives you practical steps to optimise your CV and tailor it to specific job opportunities. Use your student email to set up an account on CareerSet, then upload your CV in PDF format.

If you have concerns about your course or your career plan, and you feel that career advice could benefit you, feel free to email careers@gmit.ie, and we can arrange an appointment with you.

 

For Academics

Workshops - We can offer the following virtually

Book a Careers Workshop for your students where we cover the following topics:

  • Video Interviews
  • Strengths Profiles
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • CV's
  • Interview Preparation
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Tell me about yourself
  • Assessment Centres
  • Transferrable Skills
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Postgraduate Study (Personal Statements, What's involved in Postgrad studies)

To organise any of the above services please email bridie.killoran@gmit.ie

Collaboration

Work placements are a big part of our students academic experience.

At GMIT Career Office, we help you and your students navigate the path towards a possitive work placement.

We are also happy to collaborate with you to plan specifc themed career events for your discipline.

First Destination Results

Statistics available on graduate employability, and further study.

Connect with us

Check out our Jobs Notice Board on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter!

Employability Statement

Download GMIT's Employability Statement here (PDF, 4.1MB) - outlining how we develop employability in our graduates.

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Further Information: 

GALWAY CAMPUS

Click here to make an appointment [external link] or drop-in to the Careers Office between 11:30am-1pm daily - appointments are not required during these hours.

Careers Officer: Bridie Killoran
Location: Room 1009, 1st Floor, GMIT Galway campus Library
Phone: +353 (0) 91 74 2778 or +353 (0) 91 74 2765

Email: 
Careers Office
Bridie Killoran
Fiona O'Donnell
Eileen Larkin

 

MAYO CAMPUS

Drop in time: 11:15am - 12:00pm daily - appointments are not required during these hours.

Student Services Officer: Anne Donnelly
Location: R107, GMIT Mayo campus
Phone: +353 (0) 94 9043110
Email: Anne Donnelly

 

Privacy Notice

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