Degree in Occupational Therapy

Orientation and career opportunities

Career guidance activities

The professional orientation in the EUIT aims to make known key aspects of the world of work once the completion of the studies is expected: either the membership, how to look for work, possible job options according to the current times, international job options and also with a prospection at the postgraduate training level.

Activities course 2022 – 2023

Activities course 2021 – 2022

Activities course 2019 – 2020

Activities course 2018 – 2019

Activities course 2017 – 2018

Activities course 2016 – 2017

Activities course 2015 – 2016

Activities course 2014 – 2015

Activities course 2013 – 2014

Career opportunities

Occupational Therapy is a profession with a growing demand and professional opportunities are many and diverse.

As an occupational therapist:

  • You will work together with the person to have the greatest possible autonomy.
  • Instead of asking: what’s wrong with you? You’ll ask: what’s important to you?
  • Your intervention tool will be the purposeful activity.
  • You will guide and advise families, caregivers and other professionals on health and occupation.
  • You will propose the necessary modifications to adapt the environment according to the situation and possibilities of people.
  • You can also work and specialize in different areas:

    • General hospitals and specialized hospitals
    • Medium and long-stay hospitals
    • Socio-health centres
    • Mental health hospitals
    • Specialized units: eating disorders, autism spectrum disorder, Behavioural disorder
    • Community rehabilitation services
    • Home care services
    • Senior care centres and residences
    • Drug care services
    • Occupational accident insurance
    • Labour and social integration programmes / labour reintegration centres and occupational training
    • Social clubs
    • Community care programmes / rehabilitation and social reintegration centres
    • Child development and early care centres
    • Ordinary schools and special education centres
    • Child therapy centres
    • Adaptation centres and products support for autonomy
    • Centres/institutes for research and development of knowledge
    • Concerted private practice
    • Risk intervention teams
    • Health education programmes
    • Prisons
    • Services palliative cures

    Do you know that… the number of registered occupational therapists* has increased by 96.5% over a four-year period?

    *According to the latest published data of the INE (National Statistics Institute) for the period 2013-2017

    Job placement

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