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Career Development

CATÓLICA-LISBON’s strong connections to the economic and business world, in Portugal and abroad, along with its remarkable Alumni network, will provide unique opportunities for your academic, personal and professional development.

With 97% of CATÓLICA-LISBON students being placed within only three months of graduation and over 83% of students employed before graduating, our numbers confirm the strong preference that companies have in recruiting CATÓLICA-LISBON students.

Below you can find CATÓLICA-LISBON ALUMNI Career examples:

Our Career Services

During your time at CATÓLICA-LISBON, you will work with the Career Services Team to put your career objectives into action. The Career Development Office will work with you from the very first day with the ultimate goal of placing you into the job market. 
 

Activities

The activities held will enable your first contact & networking with companies and economic institutions, as well as develop your social skills and prepare your first professional experience:

  • Our Career Forum and Career Days occur throughout the entire academic year, spread over industry sectors. At these events, students have the opportunity to access key recruiting companies in person.
     
  • Career Development Workshops, where students can deepen their knowledge on drawing up a Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter, and how to behave during selection interviews, etc.
     
  • The Summer Internship and Projects Program, which offers a chance to complement your academic training with an enriching professional experience during the summer.
     
  • On the Executives on Campus we offer three sessions where a professional with an acknowledged career comes to the school to share his perspective on his/her professional path, regarding his current position, his career path, from the start, and what he/she learned along the way.

 

Services/Resources

Access to an Online Recruitment Platform, careerNETwork, which provides direct, permanent access to recruiting companies, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This interface provides help with finding recruitment and internship opportunities, applying, signing up for recruitment events and accessing useful careers information;

Access to a careers resource center, which collects together information on various sectors, roles, salary levels and recruitment documentation among other things.

Personalized assistance

Available daily to reply to questions regarding open applications to recruitment processes and signing up for events organized by the Career Services.

Drop-in Sessions: the Career Services holds weekly, at Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-minute sessions which are useful for quick feedback on a CV or cover letter;

Career Coaching sessions: individual sessions to identify career objectives and define a strategy for achieving them.