Extended periods of working from home are likely until a Covid-19 vaccine is found.

Sitting at a computer and filling out job application after job application can be a little soul-destroying, especially at a time when fewer roles ar(...)

Be positive – there are opportunities out there. Photograph: iStock

Things changed fast. At the start of the year, students reasonably expected to graduate into a world full of job opportunities. But then coronavirus h(...)

Most internships are proper programmes and viewed as part of a vital talent pipeline.
Time to choose: job or internship?

A job or an internship? The choice is narrowing. In recent years, with the economy close to full employment, graduates took up internships as a way of(...)

What should you do after college? Should you make a dash for the nearest exit and begin your job hunt or perhaps you should consider continuing your education. Photograph: iStock

Final-year undergrads have all had the conversation: here comes the “real world”, whatever that is. Some are enthusiastic about getting into the worl(...)

The employment rate of new graduates in the last couple of years has been rising steadily. Photograph: Getty Images

Your final year has begun, but you may already be thinking ahead to what you want to be doing after you graduate. You may have noticed that the gradu(...)

Aerial photo of NUI Galway Quadrangle. The university set a target to become “one of the greenest, smartest, healthiest and community-focused” campuses in the world.

Two third-level institutions in the west have set out to become “green” campuses with a focus on sustainable energy use. Galway-Mayo Institute of Tec(...)

Josephine Walsh: “Get the bones of your CV in order, and then, when you see a job you like, tailor it”

Employers may get about 80 CVs for every job. The recruiter’s first job is clear: get rid of the vast majority of them. “First up, don’t have misspel(...)