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Careers Week

Series of career sector panel discussions with Trinity alumni and other experts in their fields, postgraduate study and funding talks, employer skills workshops and CV clinic.

The 2014 Booklet is available to download.

Careers Week 2014: 29th September - 3rd October 2014

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TUESDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER 2014

 

WEDNESDAY, 1st OCTOBER 2014

 

THURSDAY, 2nd OCTOBER 2014

 

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Careers Week 2013: 30th September - 4th October 2013

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Thank you to Daniel Harper, Graduate of Department of Film Studies for filming Careers Week this year.

TUESDAY, 1st OCTOBER 2013

  • Writing a Winning CV & Online Profile (facilitated by Deloitte)
    • Presentation
  • Careers with Languages:
    • Podcast
      • Yevgen Shatalov, Research Manager, Gerson Lehrman Group Research
      • Rebecca Murphy, Support Associate, SAP Active Global Support
      • Ronan MacMurchaidh, Field Officer, DG Translation Representation of the European Commission in Ireland
      • David Broderick, Export Orientation Programme Manager
  • PR, Marketing & Advertising Careers:
    • Podcast
      • Catherine Griffin, Media Solutions Manager, Facebook
      • Jessica Majekodunmi, Strategic Planner, DDFHB
      • Aoife Gallagher, Marketing Strategy Executive, Paddy Power
      • Aine Kavanagh, PR Manager, The Gathering Ireland
  • NGOs & Development:
    • Podcast
      • Brid Kennedy, Regional Director, Concern
      • James O'Brien, Policy and Advocacy Research Adviser, VSO
      • Louise Sarsfield Collins, International Humanitarian Law Dissemination Officer, Irish Red Cross
      • Roisin Boyle, Training and Education Project Officer, Comhlamh
  • Working in the Creative Arts & How to Fund it:
    • Podcast
      • Willie White, Artistic Director & CEO, Dublin Theatre Festival
      • John Boyne, Novelist
      • Garrett Sholdice, Composer & Co-Director, Ergodos
      • John Phelan, Dublin Business Innovation.  Ex. Giant & Warner Bros
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices & BioIndustry:
    • Michael Gillen, BioIndustry Association & Pharmachemical Ireland - Presentation (pdf)
    • Aoife Kennedy, HR, Nypro - Presentation (pdf)
    • Ruth Halloran, Clinical Project Manager, ICON Clinical Research - Presentation (pdf)
  • Want to Work in IT?
    • Paul Sweetman, Director, ICT Ireland - Presentation (pdf)
    • Brian Brazil, Site Reliability Engineer, Google (no permission for presentation)
    • Jim Hannon, CTO, Brite:Bill (to be advised)
    • David Ganter, SDET, Microsoft - Presentation (pdf)

 

WEDNESDAY, 2nd OCTOBER 2013

  • Leverage Social Media: Your Online Profile & Job Search
    • Podcast
      • Gary O’Reilly, Sales Development Specialist, LinkedIn
  • Succeeding at Interview (facilitated by BearingPoint)
    • Presentation
  • Impressing with your CV & Application Form (facilitated by Accenture)
    • Presentation
  • Careers in EU Affairs & How to Apply:
  • Digital Media: Journalism & Broadcasting:
    • Podcast
      • Niamh Collins, Manager - Channel & Products Team, RTE Digital
      • Sinead O’Carroll, News Editor, Thejournal.ie
      • Donal Nugent, Editor, Accounting & Business Ireland
      • Tom Lowe, Director of Operations, NewsWhip Media
  • Entrepreneurship & Social Enterprise:
    • Podcast
      • Sean Blanchfield, Co-Founder, Scale Front and Demonware
      • Sophie Morris, Co-Founder, Kooky Dough
      • Niamh McKenna, Programmes Coordinator, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
      • Aoibheann O’Brien, Co-Founder, FoodCloud

 

THURSDAY, 3rd OCTOBER 2013

  • Graduate Entry into Medicine
  • Applying for Teacher Training (Primary & Secondary, in Ireland & the UK)
    • Teacher Training in Ireland - Presentation (pdf) - Orlaith Tunney, Careers Adviser
    • Teacher Training in UK - Presentation (pdf) - Bob Vertes, St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, London
  • Chartered Accountancy for All Disciplines (facilitated by PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • Postgraduate Research & Funding:

 

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