Excellent Job Prospects

We are one of Ireland’s top universities for graduate employability, with over 95% of our graduates working or in further study within six months of graduating.

NUI Galway secured 1,924 internships for students with employers all over Ireland. New employers who took placement students include Bord Gáis, Goldman Sachs and Shell. (*Source: U-Multirank 2012/13)

Key Facts


of our grads are working or in further study 6 months after graduating


NUI Galway secured 1,924 internships for students


The number of employers our students had access to on campus this year

Hear What Employers Say

Over 40 of our degree programmes include work placements or community projects, which allow you to apply what you learn in a real world context. This is just one of the many reasons why our graduate employability rate consistently outperforms the national average across all of our colleges. Click below to find out why employers such as SAP and Medtronic always choose NUI Galway graduates:

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