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Career sectors

In-depth advice on key graduate career sectors, including specific application and interview tips, training and development information, and personal insights from graduate recruits, plus employers and jobs to search. Many of these professions are open to graduates of all disciplines – so it often doesn't matter what subject your degree is in.

  • Accountancy and financial management


    Money jar


  • Agriculture, animal and plant resources


    State-of-the-art greenhouse


  • Banking, insurance and financial services


    Modern skyscrapers


  • Charities and voluntary sector


    Child's hand holding love-heart


  • Construction, civil engineering and QS


    Cranes above building development


  • Emergency services and armed forces


    Irish Defence Forces


  • Engineering


    Power plant


  • Environment and natural resources


    Irish coast line


  • Fund management/admin, investment banking


    Administrative papers


  • Hospitality, sport, leisure and tourism


    The Aviva Stadium


  • Human resources, recruitment and training


    Training end development event


  • IT and telecoms


    Map of communications globally


  • Languages and culture


    Flags of the world


  • Law, legal services and patents


    Four pillars


  • Library and information services


    Visualisation of mobile communcation


  • Logistics and transport


    Shipping port at night-time


  • Management consulting


    Business meeting


  • Management, business, administration


    Graphic mapping staff interaction/links


  • Manufacturing and processing


    Modern manufacturing


  • Marketing, advertising and PR


    Employees at work in modern office


  • Media and publishing


    Employees at work in modern office


  • Medical and healthcare


    Doctor/nurse at work in a hospital


  • Performing and creative arts


    Theatre/set design


  • Property


    House keys


  • Public sector and civil service


    Belfast Town Hall


  • Retail, sales and customer services


    Busy restaurant


  • Science, research and development


    Scientist conducting analysis


  • Social, community and youth


    Discussion in community centre


  • Teaching and education


    Teacher studying textbooks


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