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

    marketing, advertising and PR

  • 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

    science, research and development

  • Social, community and youth

    Discussion in community centre

  • Teaching and education

    Teacher studying textbooks

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