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Career Boost for STEM graduates

Career Boost connects graduates with real jobs in innovation project management within small businesses across the island of Ireland, North and South.

Real jobs with real experience

Do you like solving problems? Making new stuff or making things work better? Each role is diverse, just like you. Career Boost connects you directly with companies who are changing not just the way they work but also making big changes in their industry.

As a STEM graduate, you will be the project manager leading the delivery of real outputs and impacts. We know you have skills but also perhaps need some extra support. That’s why each job offers support from an academic who will be your mentor.

Why choose Career Boost?

When you work in a small business you really matter. You won’t just hear about leading innovation you can develop your skills by getting involved.

Each project is significant in terms of innovation to the company recruiting. It might be improving processes or developing a new product. Whichever it is, you have the chance to build your experience, build a network and make a difference.

Career Boost companies actively recruit graduates from all STEM disciplines all year round. For the companies, this programme offers an Innovation Boost powered by FUSION. Each role is a fixed term of either 12 or 18 months with an opportunity to become a permanent position.

Fully funded Post Graduate Diploma in Business & Management

Career Boost understands your continuing professional development is important. That’s why you can choose to undertake a fully funded Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Management at Queen's University, Belfast while you work. So while you develop technical skills you also learn and experience skills to take you beyond the factory floor and into the Boardroom.

You earn, you learn, you matter

Boost your career in STEM with a real world role. If you want to be a future innovation leader, develop technical skills and build your personal brand then check out how to get involved.

Visit to view our current job opportunities and register your interest today!

Career Boost is connected by InterTradeIreland

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