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Seminars

All seminars are TBC and subject to change.

Seminar room: 1

12:00 to 12:30
Where can Irish take you ?
Presented by: Foras na Gaeilge - Panel Discussion
Where can Irish take you? Do ghairm le Gaeilge - Your career with Irish Do you speak Irish and would like to know what career paths are available to you? Want to find out more about where Irish can take you? Join Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh and her panel to hear how Irish was an advantage in their careers to date covering their backgrounds and various experience in media, education, public sector, translation and also voluntary work. Cén áit is féidir leis an nGaeilge thú a thabhairt? Do Ghairm le Gaeilge An bhfuil Gaeilge agat agus ar mhaith leat a fháil amach cad iad na slite beatha atá ar fáil duit? An mian leat tuilleadh a fháil amach faoi na háiteanna is féidir leis an nGaeilge thú a thabhairt? Bí le Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh agus a painéal lena chloisteáil conas a bhí an Ghaeilge mar bhuntáiste ina ngairm go dtí seo, agus iad ag caint ar a gcúlra agus a dtaithí éagsúil sna meáin, oideachas, an earnáil phoiblí, an t-aistriúchán agus obair dheonach chomh maith.

Foras na Gaeilge

13:00 to 13:30
CV and application form hints and tips
Presented by: Aldi

13:30 to 14:00
Teacher training in Scotland
Presented by: University of strathclyde

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14:00 to 14:30
Supercharge your career with digital marketing skills
Presented by: Robert Farrell, Digital Marketing Course Director, Digital Marketing Academy of Ireland
This presentation will inform graduates about why digital marketing skills are important, digital skills required by employees and how to improve your digital skills. This presentation will be very beneficial to all graduates looking to improve their online presence and land their dream job.

Robert Farrell, Digital Marketing Course Director, Digital Marketing Academy of Ireland

Robert is the Digital Marketing course director with the Digital Marketing Academy of Ireland. Digital Marketing is constantly evolving and offers incredible opportunities for forward thinkers. After working in industry, Robert spent several years speaking at conferences and lecturing in Digital Marketing. Robert prides himself on giving students the knowledge and skills to become leaders in their fields.

14:30 to 15:00
Graduate Programmes USA & Canada
Presented by: Patrick Dyar, Camp USA Programme Manager, USIT
USIT is one of Ireland's leading travel companies specialising in a range of Graduate Programmes in the USA as well as Summer Camp programmes to the USA & Canada each summer. Come along to our seminar and find out the opportunities open to you and which programme may suit you best. We look forward to meeting you.

Patrick Dyar, Camp USA Programme Manager, USIT

Patrick Dyar – Patrick spent 8 summers at summer camp in Pennsylvania teaching music and video production. He did the graduate visa in 2011/12, spending the year working in Manhattan. He now runs the Camp USA programme for USIT Travel. 
 

Seminar room: 2

16:00 to 16:30
How to survive your Quarter Life Crisis
Presented by: Paula Coogan, The Quarter-Life Coach
Have you reached a point in your 20s or 30s where you are asking yourself 'Is this it?' Are you dis-satisfied with your personal relationships and present accomplishments? Are you struggling to make decisions as to what to do next? Do you feel that everyone is doing much better or is much happier than you are? Then this seminar is for you and will explore: The common triggers and symptoms of 'meltdown mode' What's really at the core of a Quarter Life Crisis The two questions you are asking yourself that are keeping you STUCK in a rut The 3 things you NEED to know to move forward And.. I will share with you exactly what steps you need to take to start making real progress in your life! Looking forward to seeing you there!

Paula Coogan, The Quarter-Life Coach

Paula Coogan is The Quarter Life Coach, Ireland's leading expert on The Quarter Life Crisis. Over the past 5 years, she has worked with hundreds of individuals in their 20s and 30s who were stuck in a rut and she has helped them transform their lives. Through 1-1 coaching and group programmes, Paula guides you to get completely clear on what you want from your life and career, and then she supports you to make it happen. Paula regularly features as a guest expert in national print and radio media.

Seminar room: 3

11:30 to 12:00
Interview Style and Corporate Dressing
Presented by: Laura Jordan, Style Savvy
Interview Style is a formula that is easy to get right.... once you know how. First impressions are priceless and this seminar enables you to make the right one at the right time. The tips and tricks of interview dressing will be shared, as well as the key to creating a workable capsule wardrobe that makes more of an impact on your image than your bank balance. Corporate, tech or casual, StyleSavvy has the answers you need in this 30 minute presentation.

Laura Jordan

Laura Jordan, Style Savvy

Laura Jordan is a Fashion Stylist, Image Consultant and Owner of StyleSavvy®. Having developed StyleSavvy® to a full-service style consultancy, Laura offers individual consultations, small-group workshops and large-scale events. Specialising in Corporate Dressing and Workwear Wardrobes, Laura’s popular ‘StyleWorks’ seminar features a comprehensive guide to Interview Style. Working with both established corporations and recent graduates, she addresses Workplace Image with smart, realistic and price-conscious advice. Laura also lectures in Fashion Styling and Image Consultancy in Dublin Institute of Design and is a Fashion Contributor with SaturdayAM on TV3.
 

12:00 to 12:30
Life after Graduating
Presented by: Panel to be confirmed
What is life really like after graduating? This seminar will discuss what to expect before you get your first job. Our wonderful panel speakers will discuss their personal journey and give an insight into what life is really like after graduating!

12:30 to 13:00
A Career in Engineering
Presented by: Kingspan, Ericsson & ESB

13:30 to 14:00
Key skills required by companies hiring tech graduates
Presented by: Panel to be confirmed
Graduates with the right technical skills can find work in both indigenous and multinational companies in the ICT sector. The Irish owned tech industry is flourishing and is constantly developing new, cutting edge products. This industry lead panel discussion will feature experts from the areas of Technology who will give graduates an insight into what key skills they must obtain to lead to a successful career within the ICT sector.

14:00 to 14:30
Experience it all: Benefits of a rotation programme
Presented by: Panel to be confirmed

14:30 to 15:00
How to get hired in Consulting

16:00 to 16:30
What can I do with my Arts degree?
Presented by: Panel Discussion TBC