Featured Advice
What are your interests?



The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Guidance Professionals

logo imagelogo image
Login area...

Guidance Tools...


CareersPortal provides a number of useful resources that support the delivery of work experience in both schools and colleges of further education. The WorkXperience area of this site has been designed for all those involved in delivering a successful work experience:

Students Registered users can apply for any vacancies published on our workxperience jobs board
Teachers A guide for teachers who may be unfamiliar with running a work experience programme
Parents A guide for parents so they can understand and support their child during the programme
Employers A guide for employers to support them in delivering a quality programme.

To support the programme, we also have available a Diary of Work Experience, which can be used by students to document their experience. This Diary is also very suitable for use as a TY careers project, as it contains a number of additional exercises commonly used in TY. This Diary has also been successfully used for LCVP and FET students.

The Diary of Work Experience is available in both English and Irish versions.

Ordering information and pricing is available here

Subscriber to our Newsletter:
First Name
Family Name
Please indicate your primary area(s) of work
School Guidance Counsellor
School teacher or Programme Coordinator
Third Level Careers Service
Adult & Community Careers Service
Other (give brief details) 


CareersPortal Training

All Enquiries and Bookings for Training Sessions to:
01 -209 0797