Career readiness

The global reach of the RCSI learning experience, the diversity of our community of educators and students, as well as the University’s core commitment to inclusivity and active community engagement, provide students with a unique range of opportunities to explore their full potential as future healthcare graduates and professionals.

The career development team is focused on assisting you in identifying, mapping and actioning pathways that will shape your future career.

Our team of highly-skilled, experienced and knowledgeable practitioners will help you identify your goals and acquire the knowledge and capabilities to respond effectively to the opportunities available to you in an ever-evolving global healthcare sector.

Student in CoMPPAS office

New industries, occupations, education methods and skills requirements require a flexible and strategic approach to career planning from your first day at RCSI.

Through one-to-one appointments, small and large group briefings and workshops, the career development service seeks to facilitate you to:

  • Understand and own the development of your personalised career plan based on your desired career goals.
  • Engage in your career development through projects, courses and events that will help you formulate and implement well-informed choices about your future.
  • Explore and obtain relevant international career information reflective of your preferred pathway.
  • Leverage the generosity of RCSI alumni globally, who are willing to share local knowledge with Senior Cycle students.
  • Adopt a cross-sectional and lifelong approach to career development at an international level.
  • The 2023 medical curriculum has introduced the student choice ‘design thinking’ module for students, offering the opportunity to explore, experiment and action individual career aspirations equipping students with the tools to manage their career choices.

Contact us

If you are a registered student of RCSI and need to contact our team, you can make an appointment or email us directly.