Career Guidance Counsellor

Career Guidance and the Career Guidance Counsellor

In our last blog post on career guidance we introduced the concept of career guidance. This blog post will delve into the areas that a career guidance counsellor might cover throughout the career guidance process.

Subject Choice:

Career Guidance and a career guidance counsellor can assist in decisions on subject choices at all stages as needed in order to ensure compatibility with future study and career choices together with your own enjoyment and academic success.

Transition Year Planning:

It helps students maximize their work experience and other learning opportunities during this educational year and prepare the ground for later career direction discussion, career guidance and education for career choice at sixth year level.  Students are advised to begin to think about long-term career choice from transition year onwards.

CAO, UCAS and other application procedures completion:

Given the ever increasing complexity of application forms and procedures and the greater workload on clients, an experienced helping hand (a qualified career guidance counsellor) can really be of help!

Career Guidance for Graduates, Adult and Professional Population

Career Guidance offers a comprehensive range of services for third level students’ and the ordinary person’s career related needs:

Uncertainty surrounding course choices:

Unsure about whether they have chosen the right course, considering transferring to another study area or dropping out altogether, Career Guidance (and may I say it again!) a qualified and impartial career guidance counsellor can help!

Considering a year out?

A Gap Year is a popular choice with graduates and may be right for you.  Career Guidance can also assist graduates returning from global travels to career plan and seek work in Ireland.

CV Design and/or Interview Strategy

A complete career management package – flexible and practical – focused on the needs of each individual.  This is not a ‘quick fix’, but a professional, personal guidance service for busy people who need expert support to achieve a unique positioning in today’s difficult job market.


Please see our next blog post (Career Guidance Counsellor) which continues the discussion.


Career Guidance Counsellor