Recruit our talent

CATÓLICA-LISBON's Career Development Office (CDO) aims to be an increasingly strong resource for companies that are committed to proactive recruitment of highly qualified human resources.

The Corporate Development team aims to support CATÓLICA-LISBON's partner companies in their search for talent.

As such, we provide a set of services and tools that allow companies to develop their employer branding among our Undergraduate and Master students in order to attract the talent who will be the future business leaders.

Susana Prudêncio

Diana Nascimento

Carina Figueira

careerNETwork platform

Events

Recruitment and Internships

Placement Statistics

careerNETwork platform

Exclusive access to CATÓLICA-LISBON's Online Recruitment Platform – careerNETwork – through which companies can:

  • Advertise internship offers, permanent positions and other job offers;
  • Directly access the profiles of our students (national and international);
  • Obtain useful information about students (CVs) and initiatives organized by the Career Development Office (event registration, release of Summer Internship Program, among others).

Is it the first time that your company are recruiting our talent? Click here to register as a recruiter. Are you already our partner? Click here to access the careerNETwork platform.

Back to top


Events

Career Forum 2015 - General View

The Career Forum takes place in February and is the main recruitment event at CATÓLICA-LISBON, bringing together companies who interact with students through stands, presentations and workshops, networking events and recruitment interviews, among others.

Take a look at the last Career Forum 2016 here.

Company Presentations/Alumni Talks are held throughout the semester, where students can learn more about companies and their recruitment process.

Networking Events, split into business sectors, are held throughout the semester. These recruitment events allow students to contact companies directly.

At the Career Development workshops the participating companies support student career management by sharing their knowledge about the current job market and helping them prepare for selection processes and in building their personal branding.

Several companies hold Open Days throughout the semester, where students have the opportunity to meet companies at their premises, to find out more about their recruitment processes and to participate in business operations, among other learning opportunities.

Back to top


Recruitment and Internships

The Career Development Office can help your company choose the recruitment alternatives that best fit your specific needs.

The Guidelines for Recruitment at CATÓLICA-LISBON were drawn up taking into account the interest of recruiting companies, students and faculty. The main objective is to ensure that both students and recruiters make the best choices, contributing to successful recruitment at CATÓLICA-LISBON for all parties involved.

The CDO promotes its activities and provides its services to partner institutions whose recruitment practices comply with the standards contained in the "Guidelines for recruitment at CATÓLICA-LISBON" document*.

*Content only available in Portuguese.

Back to top


Placement Statistics

UndergraduAte Programs
Master of Sciences
Internships

73% of CATÓLICA-LISBON Undergraduate students finish their program having acquired professional experience. These students do, on average, 2 internships while at CATÓLICA-LISBON.

Of these students, 16% had an international professional experience.

100% of CATÓLICA-LISBON Master students finish their program having acquired professional experience. 23% of Master students had three or more internships when completing the program.

27% of Master students had a professional experience outside Portugal before or during their program.

Recruitment

The acquisition of professional experience during the program and the high quality of the students are two major factors taken into account by the recruiting companies at the time of hiring:

  • 82% of CATÓLICA-LISBON Undergraduate students who decide to join the job market are employed within 3 months of completion of their program;
  • 46% of the students are hired before they complete their degree.

The acquisition of professional experience during the program and the high quality of the students are two major factors taken into account by the recruiting companies at the time of hiring:

  • 98% of CATÓLICA-LISBON Master students who decide to join the job market are employed within 3 months of completion of their program;
  • 84% of students are hired before they complete their degree;
  • 23% of students are placed outside Portugal.

Note: This information concerns graduated students in 2014 and was compiled from the CATÓLICA-LISBON Annual Placement Report.


Summer Internship Program

A Summer Internship is an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development and can help students decide in which area they would like to work. It is also a great opportunity to make one's CV more competitive by complementing academic training with professional experience.

The Advising team can help you search for an internship through the Summer Internship Program. This program includes a set of activities that will prepare students in order to ensure the internship is an enjoyable and enriching experience.

Find out more about the 2016 Summer Internship Program here.

Back to top