AHECS Awards 2019

The AHECS Excellence in Employability Awards recognise and showcase the very best in employability initiatives implemented by AHECS member careers services throughout the year.

AHECS Awards for Excellence 2019

AHECS Excellence in Employability Award – Small Service – Winner – Waterford IT


The Art of Designing your Employability Skills

A coordinated programme of employability initiatives for Art and Design students targeted at career research, industry networking and providing valuable opportunities for their work to be published and widely exhibited.


AHECS Employability Award – Winner – Large Service : NUI Galway


Employability Award

The employability Award increases students’ understanding and awareness of employability by creating a framework to recognise and develop their skills gained through work experience, extra-curricular, career and academic education.


AHECS Employability Award- Highly Commended Large Service: University College Dublin

Beyond the PhD: Career Development and Mobility

The establishment of a highly sucessful Career Development service with notable and visible impact, to support the mobility of UCD Graduate Researchers to national and international opportunities beyond their PhD.


AHECS Employability Award- Highly Commended Small Service: IT Carlow 

The WorkAbility Programme

IT Carlow has become the first Irish third-level college, in collaborating with Specialisterne, (EU Funded), to specifically develop the employability skills of student’s with Autism, in the ‘WorkAbility’ Development Programme.



"Wide range of very refreshing, innovative, creative, variety of projects all with a strong Employability focus. This year’s submission were of a really high standard and the competition was very competitive" - Adjudication Panel 2019

Winners of the AHECS 2019 Employability Awards