SOME USEFUL WEB SITES FOR CAREERS RESEARCH
These are some useful websites that we have found are of great help to students in researching career options.
APLICATIONS TO THIRD LEVEL
WWW.CAO.IE : Excellent opportunity to practice online application for next year and view up to date information regarding college places and points
WWW.QUALIFAX.IE: An essential tool for anyone seeking information on further education courses. Also there are some useful links on this website in regards to minimum entry requirements and the new medical undergraduate entry system.
WWW.EUNICAS.IE: EUNiCAS is the European Universities Central Application Support Service. EUNiCAS is unique. It enables UK and Irish students to apply to up to eight degree programmes , taught through English, in universities across Europe.
WWW.STUDENTFINANCE.IE You will see as you browse through studentfinance.ie that there are several financial assistance schemes available in Ireland to help you to progress through further and higher education.
HTTP://WWW.ACCESSCOLLEGE.IE/: Supplementary admissions routes to college.
WWW.UCC.IE/EN/QUERCUS/: UCC talented student programme
WWW.UCAS.AC.UK : For anyone considering applying to college in Northern Ireland, Scotland, England & Wales.
WWW.UCASBOOKS.COM : An excellent array of publications available for all in regards to education & career options.
HTTP://WWW.STUDENTIAL.COM: These UCAS personal statements can be used as examples to give you an idea of how to write and structure your own
WWW.UKCAT.AC.UK: Most Medical and Dental Schools in the UK require you to take UKCAT as part of their admissions process. You must register on this website. This is an online test conducted in various centres .Limited places so book online before you return to school.
WWW.BMAT.ORG.UK : This aptitude is required for a small number of veterinary & medical courses in the U.K.
WWW.HPAT-IRELAND.ACER.EDU.AU/: Essential for all students interested in applying for medicine this year
HTTP://WWW.NHSCAREERS.NHS.UK: Numerous Career desriptions in the health science sector.
HTTP://WWW.IIRRT.IE/: The IIRRT was founded in 1996 and is the professional body representing Radiographers and Radiation Therapists in Ireland
HTTP://WWW.HPAI.IE/: The Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland (HPAI)
HTTP://WWW.THEPSI.IE/GNS/HOME.ASPX: The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) is an independent statutory body, established by the Pharmacy Act 2007. It is charged with, and is accountable for, the effective regulation of pharmacy services in Ireland,
HTTP://WWW.ISCP.IE/: The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is the professional body representing over 3000 members in Ireland.
HTTP://WWW.AOTI.IE/: The Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland is the professional body for Occupational Therapists in the Republic of Ireland.
HTTP://WWW.INDI.IE/: The Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI) is the professional organisation for clinical nutritionists/dietitians in Ireland.
WWW.DENTIST.IE: Irish Dental Association.
LAW , IRELAND & UK
WWW.LAWSOCIETY.IE For anyone considering a career in law.
HTTP://WWW.LNAT.AC.UK/: LNAT was developed by a consortium of UK universities as a fair way to assess a candidate’s potential to study law at undergraduate level, regardless of their education or personal background.
IT , SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
WWW.SCIENCE.IE Useful links explaining various career options in Science.
WWW.STEMNET.ORG.UK: STEMNET creates opportunities to inspire young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
HTTP://WWW.STEPS.IE/ Engineers Ireland’s STEPS programme was established in 2000 to encourage primary and post-primary students to explore the world of science and engineering. The value of the programme has been formally recognised by Government and is a key element of the nationalDiscover Science & Engineering (DSE) programme.
HTTP://WWW.ENGINEERSIRELAND.IE: The professional body for engineers and engineering in Ireland.
WWW.LERO.IE: Irish Software Engineering esearch Centre
WWW.TECHCENTRAL.IE: Website for It professionals
www.sfi.ie: Science Foundation Ireland
HTTP://WWW.RAENG.ORG.UK/: Royal Academy of Engineering
WWW.RIAI.IE: Royal Institute of Architects Ireland.
WWW.PSIHQ.IE: The Psychological Society of Ireland