GMIT Prospectus 2022/23


GMIT Careers and Employability Centre

The Careers and Employability Centre offers a modern service to all our students and recent graduates. We are committed to the employability of our students, and we work closely with all employers. We are dedicated to equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and personal attributes to achieve their career goals. We use

the most up to date IT systems to support our work with students in terms of their employability.

We have developed an Institute Employability Statement and framework highlighting our approach to employability for our students and graduates.

For Students Career Guidance • First Year Guidance • Strengths Pro fi le Programme of Development (SPPD) • Course Choice Guidance • Career options with your course

Employability • CV & Cover Letter Preparation • Interview Preparation • Job Seeking Strategies • Assessment Centres • Employer Information • Creating your LinkedIn pro fi le • Careers Fairs and future Networking Events will be advertised on our webpage GMIT Careers | GMIT • Preparation for the selection and recruitment

Online tools • The Next Step Online Employability Toolkit

Postgraduate Study • Postgraduate Opportunities & Information • Preparation of Personal Statements • Teacher Training - Advice on how to apply in Ireland and UK

• Online Video Interviews • Virtual Chats/E-Guidance • Online CV Tool • Online Strengths Pro fi ling • Psychometric Tests • Virtual Career Fairs • Online Webinars • Careers Portal - GMIT




Contact us

For further information, email or you can also register on our online careers portal Careers Connect: fi ce

Counselling The GMIT Counselling Service is a free con fi dential service for students. The service is there to help and support a student with any area of concern be that academic, personal, fi nancial, mental health or otherwise. Depending on the area of concern, the service can offer once off or short-term (max. six sessions) counselling support. For further information or an appointment please contact the GMIT Student Services Of fi ce on +353 91 742118 , or Email: Chaplaincy The Chaplaincy assists and supports students and staff by providing pastoral care and spiritual support, helping to build a sense of community and having a concern for the general well-being of all, irrespective of religious conviction or belief. The chaplaincy supports students and staff in a time of crisis, tragedy and acute life issues. It works closely with Student Services, the Students’ Union and a variety of clubs, societies, committees and working groups regarding the safety, health, well-being and progress of students.

Student Health Unit The Student Health Unit provides on campus medical care and health promotion information to registered students. The service is nurse-led and provides acute illness and emergency supports if you become ill while in college and cannot attend your own GP. A doctor service is available on campus fi ve mornings a week. Students at the Mayo, Mountbellew and Letterfrack campuses attend a local GP nominated by the Institute. Health and Wellbeing Supports GMIT offers wellbeing supports for students via text and online which can be accessed at any time of the day or night. These supports are 50808, a free 24/7 mental health text service, Being Well, Living Well Online Toolkit, SilverCloud, a mental health intervention platform and Participate, an online self-help tool to tackle social anxiety. We also have the Cubbie Sensory Hub, a sensory system that promotes participation and inclusion for all students with sensory processing needs. It is also a space where all students can relax, refocus and reenergise.

Contact: Chaplain, Galway Campus on Tel: +353 91 742226 Email:

Chaplain, Mayo Campus on Tel: +353 94 9043150 Email:


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