Just graduated? Not sure what your options are?
The annual Summer Fair is the perfect opportunity to explore the next steps in your career or education. There will be plenty of employers on hand promoting opportunities with their companies for students and graduates, as well as a large number of course providers discussing further study options. Get the date in your diary and don't miss out! Wednesday 10 June, in the RDS, Dublin
What to expect at the fair
- gradireland jobs wall with thousands of live graduate jobs and internships
- Loads of further study providers from Ireland and abroad - see the exhibitor list for details
- Professional CV advice from the Association of Higher Education Careers Services
- A range of FREE seminars
- and more....
About the fair
The gradireland summer fair is the official all-Ireland summer graduate careers options event, organised by GTI Ireland in association with the Association of Higher Education Careers Services, and held in central Dublin. The event is supported by all university careers services in Ireland, north and south. The fair is designed to encapsulate all the options available to students; so whether your organisation is recruiting graduates, promoting postgraduate or up-skilling courses, or you have opportunities to work or volunteer overseas this is an event not to be missed!
Where and when?
The gradireland summer careers fair will take place in the Serpentine Hall (Hall 3), RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 on Wednesday 10 June.
Benefits for you
- meet motivated students and graduates
- showcase post-graduate opportunities
- recruit for immediate vacancies
- reinforce your links with careers services
- excellent way to raise awareness of your brand.
For more information or to book a stand please contact gradireland on +353 (0)1 645 1500 for details.
Exhibitors who attended the gradireland Summer Fair 2014:
Established in 1872, Aberystwyth University is a traditional, research-led institution and consistently voted one of the best universities in the UK for student satisfaction. Postgraduate opportunities are offered at all 17 departments, which have been highly graded for their research and teaching. Aberystwyth, set in beautiful mid Wales, provides a safe and friendly place to study. In the 2012 i-graduate survey Aberystwyth University was noted as having one of the top five Graduate Schools in the world and the University offers a number of highly regarded skills training programmes and some funding opportunities. The University offers PhD, taught masters, research masters and conversion degrees in a number of areas.
Postgraduate Admissions Office, Aberystwyth SY23 3FB
T +44 (0)1970 622270
ACCA provides a truly global professional accounting qualification. We have 588,000 students and members in 173 countries. The ACCA qualification will provide you with skills and knowledge relevant to any business, which means you have complete flexibility to choose which type of accountancy/finance role and organisation you want to work for. Students from any discipline can apply to study ACCA. Prior accountancy experience is not a requirement. ACCA has a network of over 8,500 approved employers worldwide who actively recruit ACCA members.
T +353 (0)1 4475678
Campus France: making studying in France easier!
Campus France aims at guiding Irish students who want to study in France (undergraduate and postgraduate studies).
Campus France Ireland will help you to find the right course for you! We remain at your service from the time you look for the courses until the time you go to France.
Do not hesitate to contact us!
Elodie Le Rouic, 1 Kildare street, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)1 708 8307
Chartered Accountants Ireland
Chartered Accountants are members of Chartered Accountants Ireland, the largest accountancy body in Ireland with 23,000 members. We are Ireland’s biggest single accountancy educator. As a result of our supportive education model, our students benefit from higher pass rates and progress to full qualification quicker than students of other bodies - 78% of our students are fully qualified in less than 4 years. For information on exemptions & firms offering training vacancies please visit www.charteredcareers.ie
Robert Crosbie, Chartered Accountants Ireland
CIMA, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
CIMA is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants offering the most relevant accounting qualification for a career in business. CIMA trains students to focus on the future of the business and have a fundamental understanding of all aspects of business, having studied enterprise, performance and financial strategies.
The CIMA qualification gives you a competitive edge to succeed in business. Find out more: www.cimaglobal.com/findoutmore
5th Floor, Block E, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)1 643 0400
Citrix is the leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better.
Work is no longer a place – its something you do anywhere inspiration strikes. This is better for people, better for IT and better for business. What we do at Citrix is more than a game changer; it’s a life changer.
East Point Business Park, Dublin 3, Ireland
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)
CPA Ireland is a leading professional accountancy body serving 5000 members and students. CPAs operate in every sector of business and work in amazingly diverse roles from managing partners in auditing firms to chief executives and chief financial officers of large organisations and entrepreneurs. Internationally CPA is a truly portable qualification with CPAs in leadership positions right around the globe. At last count CPAs were working in 40 countries including the US, Canada, Australia, Singapore and the Cayman Islands!
17 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)1 4251000
Cpl Resources Plc
Cpl Resources plc, Ireland’s leading provider of specialist recruitment and professional outsourcing solutions, headquartered in Dublin with 32 offices across 9 countries. Cpl helps clients to attract, retain and develop the best people in Technology, Finance & Accounting, Science & Engineering, Sales & Marketing, International customer service and Healthcare.
For more details +353 (0)1 614 6000
cut-e are a world leader in the design and implementation of innovative online aptitude tests, personality questionnaires, skills assessments, assessment centre processes and structured legally defensible automated video interview systems for recruitment, selection and development.
We assess over 12 million people per year in over 70 countries and 40 languages. cut-e combines psychometrics, innovative technology and related consultancy services, with an understanding of business issues increasing role fit, job performance and retention rates.
cut-e, First Floor, Hambleden House, 19–26 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Dairygold Co-Operative Society Limited
Dairygold is Ireland’s largest farmer owned dairy business and second largest dairy processor employing over 1,100 people. The success of the Society has been built through 100 years of Co-Op heritage and processing excellence. We are sharply focused on continuing this success story and graduates from varying disciplines play a crucial role. Our best in class graduate programme incorporates a Level 7 Management Diploma designed to ensure that our graduates are the Dairygold leaders of tomorrow.
HR Department, Dairygold Head Offices, Clonmel Road, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
5th Floor, Block E, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)25 24411
The Digital Marketing Institute
The Digital Marketing Institute is leading the global standard for Digital Marketing education. By the end of 2014 we will have trained 11,000 people across four continents. Our courses are developed in conjunction with international industry players to address the global digital skills shortage. Spanning over 20 countries and four continents, the Digital Marketing Institute offers both industry validated and recognised academic accreditation across all of our programmes.
T +353 (0)1 531 1200
DCU offers an extensive range of taught and research programmes designed to reflect current and future employment market needs, while also meeting rigorous national and international academic standards. Many of our programmes are offered on a full-time, part-time and distance learning basis. DCU - You can go anywhere from here.
Registry Office DCU, Dublin 9
T +353 (0)1 7005338
Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School (DBS) specialises in the provision of career-focused postgraduate education. Located in the heart of Dublin city, the college is at the very centre of student life. DBS is Ireland’s largest independent third-level institution and provides a wide range of Postgraduate, Masters and Higher Diploma’s programmes in: Business, Management, Finance, Marketing, Digital Media, HRM, Project Management, Information Systems, Cloud Computing, Addiction Studies, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Counselling, Psychotherapy and more.
Postgraduate Admissions Office, 13/14 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)1 417 7500
Dublin Institute of Technology
The Dublin Institute of Technology has a broad and exciting range of taught postgraduate programmes at postgraduate diploma and masters level and postgraduate research programmes at masters and doctoral level across its four faculties:
Arts & Tourism, Engineering & Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Sciences and Health.
143–149 Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6
T +353 (0)1 402 3434
Edge Hill University, Liverpool
Close to the vibrant city of Liverpool with regular scheduled flights from Belfast, Dublin, Shannon, Knock and Derry, Edge Hill University stands for both academic and professional excellence, for PGCE’s, Masters or Professional Development.
St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Liverpool, L39 4QP
T +44 (0)1695 657000
Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. Ericsson is the leader in 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies.
We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 110,000 people.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a strong technical qualification, who are interested in a career in the areas of either Software Development, R&D, Network Engineering or Consultancy.
Graduate Recruitment, LM Ericsson Limited, Beech Hill, Clonskeagh, Dublin 4
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
With a reputation for internationally competitive research, innovation in taught programmes and the quality of the students’ experiences, we have a complement of over 2,000 postgraduate students. All programmes on offer represent subjects where the most significant advances are taking place and provide the necessary skills and knowledge-base to follow high-level professional career paths in health-services, industry, research and government.
University of Ulster
T +44 (0)28 7012 4159
Foyle Global Recruitment
Foyle Global Recruitment is a branch of Foyle International Ltd, a language and teacher training college with over 24 years experience in the international education and teacher training sectors. We have combined our industry knowledge and global expertise to offer a specialised service to local job seekers. We have many fantastic job opportunities for Irish graduates in a range of sectors worldwide.
17–21 Magazine Street, Derry City, Northern Ireland, BT48 6HH
T +44 (0)2871 371535
University of Greenwich
University of Greenwich is one of London’s leading Universities. We offer a variety of subjects from accountancy to science and architecture to sociology. Recent league tables have seen the University of Greenwich voted top in the country for student satisfaction in a variety of subjects including economics, civil engineering and mathematics. Come and speak to our representatives at our stand.
University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS
T +44 (0)20 8331 9000
ICT Ireland and Ericsson
LM ERICSSON in association with ICT Ireland is offering a one year, fulltime Masters in Applied Software Technology which is free to participants and includes a three month paid internship and a full-time job as a software engineer. Participants are paid a Bursary during training which is delivered both at Dublin Institute of Technology and Athlone Institute of Technology.
84–86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)45 902 790
Over the last 100 years, IBM has worked to make technology faster, more effective and more accessible. Today, we’re focused on how we can make the planet a better place to work and live, by creating systems that improve people’s lives.
We have a number of graduate opportunities working on Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud technologies within our Global Business Services division and our Software Development Lab at our Technology Campus.
IBM Technology Campus - B6-G205, Damastown Industrial Estate-Mulhuddart, Dublin 15
IBAT College Dublin
IBAT College Dublin is Ireland's leading Industry-focused third level institution. It provides a perfect blend of high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education with a state-of-the-art learning environment in Business (including MBA), Entrepreneurship, Accounting, ICT and Management. IBAT College Dublin is a progressive institution embracing innovation and new models of education to enable students and graduates to become leaders in the business world. Combining state of the art facilities for postgraduate education (including an MBA debating chamber) with extensive high speed information and learning services, a postgraduate course from IBAT College Dublin will help you to realise your full potential. IBAT College Dublin offers postgraduate and professional programmes that will make a significant contribution to the achievement of students strategic and operational career goals including Pre Masters in Management, MA in Global Entrepreneurship and our flagship MBA programme offered on a part-time or full-time basis.
IBAT College Dublin, 16-19 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
T +353 (0)1 8075055
Independent College is a dynamic, career-orientated college offering a range of diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes. With programmes relevant to today’s challenging workplace, the college allows students to develop professionally and academically in a supportive environment. Faculties include Law, Business, Media & Journalism, Arts & Psychotherapy and Accountancy.
At Intel, we thrive on inspiration. We put brilliant minds together and give them the tools to succeed. If you’re looking to make an impact, Intel is the perfect place. We have three exciting sites in Ireland. Leixlip, where microprocessors are created in our 400,000 square meter Fab. Our second site is based in Shannon, where our R&D teams in software and silicon develop and design as well as having a technical business centre which supports customers across Europe. Thirdly, Belfast which is our newest site and specialises in Software solutions.
InterTradeIreland Graduate Programme
Each year we actively recruit around 100 graduates from across the island onto the programme from within the engineering, technology, science, sales and marketing disciplines. You will receive an attractive salary and obtain a fully funded Post Graduate Diploma from a leading Academic Institute. Many of our graduates now hold key senior positions in the companies they worked in.
Angie Corr, Helix Innovation Partnerships, Unit 2, The Old Gasworks Business Park, Kilmorey Street, Newry, Co. Down, BT34 2DH
Irish Tax Institute
The Irish Tax Institute is the leading representative and educational body for tax in Ireland and is the only professional body exclusively dedicated to tax. The Institute is the leading provider of tax qualifications in Ireland, educating the finest minds in tax and business for over thirty years. Our Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification is the international gold standard in tax education and is renowned for its professional rigour and depth. Visit www.taxinstitute.ie or like www.facebook.com/ITIStudents.
South Block, Longboat Quay, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland
T +353 (0)1 663 1700
Lakeland Dairies a major dairy processing company with annual revenues of over €500 million. With innovation and excellence, we have established our reputation internationally as a supplier of the highest quality dairy products, offering 170 dairy products in over 70 countries worldwide. We provide a working environment full of interest and opportunity for new graduates embarking on the first steps of a bright new career.
Killeshandra, Co Cavan
T +353 (0)49 436 4200
Lidl is the leading discount retailer in Europe trading in more than 26 countries and operating in excess of 10,000 stores. We entered the Irish market in 2000 and currently have more than 170 stores and over 4,000 employees across the island of Ireland. Lidl recruits top graduates every year to join our team in many different disciplines. Our versatile graduate programme offers motivated individuals the opportunity to maximise their potential both personally and professionally.
Lidl Ireland, Great Connell Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Liverpool John Moores University
Go Further with LJMU
Whether you are looking for a taught master’s course or embarking on a research degree, LJMU offers you a supportive, flexible academic environment, well-structured programmes and round-the-clock access to extensive resources.
Visit www.ljmu.ac.uk for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit: www.ljmu.ac.uk
T +44 (0)151 231 5090
National College of Ireland
NIBRT is a world-class institute responsible for delivering training solutions for the biopharmaceutical industry. NIBRT is located in an award-winning world class facility, purpose built to closely replicate a modern bioprocessing plant with state of the art equipment.
NIBRT are offering fully funded training courses that have been designed to meet the key skills for the Biopharmaceutical Industry.
Fosters Ave, Mount Merrion, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
The Open University
Open University postgraduate study can fit around your life.
Study at postgraduate level with the OU and you will gain a highly respected qualification without putting everything else on hold to achieve it. We are experts at combining flexibility with quality, so everything about learning with us is designed with convenience in mind.
A full range of OU postgraduate subjects can be found at www.open.ac.uk/postgraduate
Dublin Enquiry and Advice Centre, Holbrook House, Holles Street, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)1 678 5399
Queen’s University Belfast
A leader in innovation and education, Queen’s University Belfast is a world-class centre of academic excellence rooted at the heart of Northern Ireland. A member of the Russell Group of 20 leading United Kingdom universities, Queen’s offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering and Physical Sciences and Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN
T +44 (0)28/48 9097 2585
T +44 (0)28/48 9097 2570
SpunOut.ie is a not-for-profit website created by young people for young people. Our service promotes general wellbeing and healthy living in order to prevent and positively intervene in harmful behaviour where it occurs amongst our peer group. We aim to do this by giving easy access to relevant, reliable and non-judgemental advice to assist young people in making informed decisions. We also have a wide range of resources on employment, job seeking and support in developing your career. For more info see spunout.ie, facebook.com/spunout.ie and @SpunOut on Twitter.
Sean MacBride House, 48 Fleet St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
T +353 (0)1 675 3554
SQS (Software Quality Systems) is the world‘s leading specialist in software quality and has over 2,800 employees across Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. With more than 7,000 successfully completed projects under its belt, SQS has a strong customer base from a wide range of industries. As a consultancy, we offer a career working on high profile projects alongside highly skilled and passionate fellow Software Testers.
30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
T +353 (0)1 6709916
SurveyMonkey is the world’s leading provider of web-based survey solutions, but there’s really much more to us than that. We’re a smart, passionate group of people who work hard to deliver the best survey experience on the planet, period. We do this because we believe everyone deserves easy access to the insights and information they need to make better, more informed decisions.
Alexandra House, The Sweepstakes, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
University of Bradford
With almost 50 years of academic excellence behind us, the University of Bradford has continued to grow. We have always been pioneers in developing new subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students and society as a whole. We are a traditional University, with a long history of high-quality research, learning and teaching, but we are also forward thinking, modern and student-orientated.
For general queries please contact our Course Enquiries Office: +44 (0)1274 233081
Course Enquiries: University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP UK
University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is at the heart of the city, with a modern cosmopolitan campus by the sea. We offer an extensive range of degree programmes and take pride in our reputation for friendly and approachable staff, the well-structured and supportive learning environment and excellent record of graduate employment.
University of Portsmouth, International Office, Nuffield Centre, St Michaels Road Portsmouth, PO1 2ED, United Kingdom
T +44 (0)23 9284 3464
USIT is Ireland’s leading travel company specialising in a range of work opportunities abroad. These include 1 & 2 year Work programmes to the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong as well as a Recruitment division with jobs in Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, China & Thailand.
We also offer volunteer programmes, flights, insurance, Interrail & more. Please visit our stand along with your CV to start your search.
T +353 (0)1 602 1747
Graduate USA Prog: Melanie.Young@usit.ie
How to make the most of the event
Preparation is key
- Think of yourself as a consumer shopping for the right career or postgraduate course
- Think of all of those questions that might not be answered by reading brochures or by searching a website
- Carefully select the exhibitors and then find out what they can offer you. What kind of careers do their students go on to?
- Research the companies attending.
What to do when you arrive at the fair
- When you arrive at the fair make sure that you register, check in and pick up your FREE copy of the fair guide
- Take time to look through the guide and decide which exhibitors you would like to talk to. Don't forget to pick up your floor plan from the registration desk
- Make notes so that you've got all the details you need to follow up contacts when you get home
- Treat the fair as a fact-finding mission, and don't forget that this is your opportunity to ask questions.
Wednesday 10 June 2015, 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
The RDS, Dublin 4. The RDS is located approx 3 kilometres from Dublin City in the heart of residential Ballsbridge. The RDS is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the Sandymount and Lansdowne suburban rail (DART) stations. Bus numbers 4, 7, 8 from the city centre stop outside of the RDS at the Merrion Road entrance. The venue is surrounded by Merrion Road, Simmonscourt Road and Anglesea Road and is serviced by car parking spaces for over 2,000 cars plus drop off points for taxis and coaches. The venue is less than 15 minutes walk from five of Dublin's top hotels, including a five-star hotel on the grounds. For further information visit www.rds.ie.
Dublin International Airport (25km to RDS;Taxi/Bus 50 min)
Heuston Train Station (6km to RDS;Taxi/Bus 25 min)
Connolly Train Station (4km to RDS;Taxi/Bus/Dart 20 min)
Busarus Bus Station (4km to RDS;Taxi/Bus/Dart 20 min)
Accommodation and social
For detailed information please go to www.visitdublin.com