You’ve spent the last three or more years fully immersed in university life, you’ve handed in all your work and taken your last exams. You’ve celebrated your graduation with your nearest and dearest and your time there is done, now what?
Where do you go from here?
Some of your friends may have already been offered their graduate jobs but there is no shame if you are still unsure of what direction you want to go in.
Here are some ideas to get you moving forward with life after uni…
Study – Staying on for a post graduate course certainly isn’t for everyone but if you do want to further your knowledge in your field and can manage it financially then why not consider it as an option.
Maybe you just aren’t ready to leave your university life just yet.
Internships – An internship can be something you manage to get into before even finishing uni and can get your foot in the door for your chosen career. Work hard and be professional for a glowing reference when you move on.
Not all internships will lead to a job unfortunately but it will give you fantastic experience.
Graduate Jobs – It’s never too late to find a graduate job but do be prepared for the stiff competition. There could be hundreds of applicants for the same job and many companies will require you to have a specific degree.
Also take the time to make sure your online presence is up to date and up to scratch before even applying for any jobs. Potential employers will more than likely check you out online so don’t have anything online you wouldn’t want them to see.
Take A Break – You’ve worked crazy hard over the last three years and you may just want to take a break and that’s okay too. You may want a holiday, to go traveling, try working overseas or just to take a year out. The world is your oyster so go out there and make the most of it.
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I have been living in Brickworks about 7 months. Brickworks is a great place to live in. The location is really convenient (close to city center, good public transportation, near the supermarket and so on...). The buildings are pretty new (well maintained and very clean) it also offers study rooms, cinema room, gym, roof top party room and terrace. There are a lot of common areas for entertainment (PlayStation, Pool, table tennis...). Additionally, free coffee and tea services are amazing!
Brickworks team all of them are AWESOME. They are always up for helping... I highly recommend the Brickworks for people who need a place to call home... Thanks for everything.
Excelente ubicacion, atencion y servicio. Muy cuidado todo, las recepcionistas siempre ayudando y dando atencion. Lo recomiendo.
I had an excellent experience living in Brickworks during the last year in Dublin! All the staff members were always very friendly and did everything they could to make people feel welcome and we had a very good atmosphere among the residents. The flats themselves were comfortable and provided excellent living and working space, and the proximity to the city centre means you can experience the Dublin atmosphere. I have met many people and friends that I will take with me for life. If I were to live in Dublin, I would not hesitate to live in Brickworks again, it really was a great place to live!
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.
I loved it there !
Brickworks is a great home for whoever comes to live in Dublin for a while.
The friendliness of the staff along with the welcoming environment make for a great place to live. When I first entered the room, it felt like a hotel room : comfortable, modern and very liveable.
The neighborhood is as calm as it gets and you get to the most animated streets in 15mn.
The sunset view on the rooftop is the cherry on the cake.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.