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Career paths and support for CIT students and graduates

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Treasa Morgan, Careers Officer. Gain an insight into the first destinations of our graduates and who’s hiring them.

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Career paths and support for CIT students and graduates

  1. 1. http://www.cit.ie Pathways & Careers Support for CIT Graduates Treasa Morgan 1st December 2016
  2. 2. Introduction  CIT Careers Service  Support for students & graduates  CIT Graduates  Formula for Career Success  What are the 2015 graduates doing?  Who’s hiring from CIT? www.mycit.ie/careers 2
  3. 3. CIT Careers Service – Student Engagement www.mycit.ie/careers 3  Support for…  Full-time students (all year groups)  Springboard participants & apprentices  Graduates from full-time courses for up to one year out 49.0% 12.0% 13.0% 0.4% 7.6% 13.3% 4.6% 2015/16 Reasons for Attending the Service CV Review & Application Forms Interview Preparation & Practice Postgraduate Study & Career Planning Academic Skills & Organisation Job-hunting & Career Options Course Change & Reorientation Miscellaneous  Over 3,300 student interactions in 2015/2016
  4. 4. CIT Careers Service – Key Initiatives www.mycit.ie/careers 4  Careers & Employability Fair 2016  83 stands & over 2,500 students  CIT Joint Mentorship Programme  CIT Careers Service & CIT Alumni Office  30 Mentor & Mentee Pairs for 2016/2017  Career Skills Workshops  Employability Sessions with Disability Support Service  On-going Careers Resource Development  Support for Good Start & Work Placement
  5. 5. CIT Graduates – Formula for Career Success Degree & Industry knowledge Work Experience (Relevant or Otherwise) Employability Skills & Competencies Online Presence Extra-curricular Activities www.mycit.ie/careers 5
  6. 6. CIT Graduates – What are they doing? CIT First Destinations Survey (FDS) – 2015 Graduates* 6*Information was gathered from 70% of the 2015 graduating class. Figures shown have been rounded up. 91% of graduates are in employment / further study 62% 1% 29% 6% 2% 2015 Graduates (major awards): Current Situation a. Employed b. Unpaid Internship c. Further Study d. Seeking Employment e. Travelling/Volunteering etc.
  7. 7. Graduates in Paid Employment  62% in paid employment from 2015 cohort  5% increase v 2014  Increased from 50% to 62% in 4 years  Mode of Employment (of the 62% in paid employment)  87% FT – Relatively constant for last 4 years  8% PT – 3% decrease since 2012  5% Self-employment – 4% increase since 2012 7 *Information was gathered from 70% of the 2015 graduating class. Figures shown have been rounded up.
  8. 8. Graduates in Paid Employment Cont’d  Salary – 2014 v 2015  Average salary bracket (€20,000-29,999) – In line with national average  Location  94% (of the 62% in paid employment) are working in Ireland – 3.3% increase since 2012  74% (of those in Ireland) are working in Cork – 4.6% increase since 2012  83% (of the 62% in paid employment) are in jobs relevant to their qualification  2% increase v 2014 8*Information was gathered from 70% of the 2015 graduating class. Figures shown have been rounded up.
  9. 9. Graduates in Unpaid Employment & Seeking Employment  1% in unpaid employment from 2015 cohort  2% decrease v 2014  Decreased from 5% to 1% in 4 years  6% seeking employment from 2015 cohort  1% decrease v 2014  Decreased from 7% to 6% in 4 years 9*Information was gathered from 70% of the 2015 graduating class. Figures shown have been rounded up.
  10. 10. Paid Employment – Total Sectors  Top 6 sectors employing total CIT Graduates… 10 Employer Sector 2015 Bio-pharma, Pharma-chem, & Medical Device Manufacture 12.9% Computer Programming & Consultancy, Data Processing 9.2% Construction 6.1% Education 8.4% Human Health & Social Work Activities 8.2% Professional Scientific & Technical Activities 5.0% *Information was gathered from 70% of the 2015 graduating class.
  11. 11. Examples of employers hiring from CIT 11 See handout for examples of employers and job titles.
  12. 12. http://www.cit.ie Treasa Morgan 1st December 2016 Thank you

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