Science, research and development
Top employers in science

Top employers in science

The most popular graduate recruiters in science

The top employers in science for 2016/17, as voted for by students and graduates, are:

1. Pfizer

Pfizer, a pharmaceutical company producing best-selling drugs such as Lipitor, Accupril and Viagra, has been operating in Ireland for over 30 years.

2. Boston Scientific

Find out more about graduate careers with Boston Scientific here.

3. Abbott Ireland

Find out more about graduate careers with Abbott Ireland here.

4. GlaxoSmithKline

Global research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company. It operates in Cork, Dublin and Dungarvan.

5. Eli Lilly Company

A global, research-based pharmaceutical company with three operations in Ireland; marketing and sales, treasury and inter-company processes and manufacturing.

6. Allergan Pharmaceuticals

A pharmaceutical and medical device company that develops products for the ophthalmology, neurosciences, medical dermatology, medical aesthetics and other specialty markets.

7. BioMarin International

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is an American biotechnology company with particular focus on therapies for genetic disorders.

8. Medtronic

The medical technology corporation has been present in Ireland since 1999. It has a development and manufacturing hub in Galway and a sales office is in Dublin.

9. Bristol Myers Squibb

Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company with over 550 employees in plants throughout Ireland.

10. AbbVie

Find out more about graduate careers with AbbVie here.

The Ireland's 100 leading graduate employers survey is part of the European Student Barometer and is conducted by Europe's leading graduate research firm, trendence.

For more information on major graduate employers visit gradireland employers