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 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.
Confirmed exhibitors with many more to be added.
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
Brightwater is Ireland’s leading recruitment consultancy, with a client base consisting of most of the world’s biggest brands. Working at Brightwater is like running your own business – full of responsibility, control and unlimited opportunities! You will receive exceptional training, limitless commission possibilities and a fun, friendly environment where no two days are alike.
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
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
Edge Hill University, Liverpool
Edge Hill University near Liverpool is a unique and vibrant place to study. Proudly awarded ‘University of the Year’ by the Times Higher 2014 and 95.3% of our graduates in graduate employment within six months, you are sure of an unrivalled higher education experience. We offer employment led programmes across Postgraduate Teacher Training (PGCE) in Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Further Education as well as a wide variety of Taught Masters courses, including MA, MSc, MRes, MPhil and PhD. A variety of bursaries and scholarships are available of up to £25,000. Come and chat to us at our stand to find out more.’
St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Liverpool, L39 4QP
T +44 (0)1695 657000
FDM Group Ltd
FDM is Britain's largest listed IT services provider and the UK's leading IT graduate employer. We have launched the IT and business careers of thousands of graduates in the UK and Ireland on our award-winning Graduate Programme. Come and meet us to find out how we can kick-start your career!
T +44 (0)207 256 3570
Hewlett Packard Ireland
Hewlett-Packard (HP) located in Galway, Leixlip and Belfast in Ireland; is the world’s largest provider of information technology, infrastructure, software, services, and solutions to individuals and organizations of all sizes. We explore how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challenges, and realise their possibilities, aspirations and dreams. We apply new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology, continuously improving the way our customers live and work. We’re big on ideas, solutions, and leadership! At HP we offer a broad range of jobs at graduate level with unlimited career opportunities and HP offers a blend of formal and informal training to maximize the development opportunities. We empower employees to invest in their careers and we offer the tools and resources to support career opportunities.
It is our people who make IBM special. We ask for a great deal, but in return we provide outstanding opportunities and a career that will stand out in both its diversity and challenge. You can look forward to exceptional development and training, early opportunities to take on responsibilities and the chance to work with and learn from some of the best.
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
Marino Institute of Education
Educators change people’s lives for the better. They help people learn, gain new skills, and enrich their appreciation and awareness of the world around them. Whether you want to educate students in further education, in primary education, in early childhood education or in informal education, Marino Institute of Education (MIE) has the course for you. If you’re already an educator, MIE offers masters programmes in intercultural education, early childhood education, and leadership in education to help you advance your career in the field of education
Marino Institute of Education Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9 Ireland
T +353 1 805 7700
St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
T +353 (0)1 708 3600
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
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
St Mary’s University is based in South West London with all the advantages of a great London location with the peace and tranquillity of a beautiful campus. We offer Primary and Secondary courses. We look forward to meeting with you to show you what St Mary’s can offer.
St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 4SX
University of Salford
Salford is an ambitious forward looking University with opportunities in areas such as health, science, engineering, the built environment, arts, design, media, law and business. Our new campus in MediaCityUK is next to the BBC and alongside creative and digital industries. We are an international community, with students and staff from more than 100 countries. We offer strong student support and a lifestyle enhanced by the great city of Manchester, minutes from our main campus.
The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
T+44 (0)161 295 4545
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