gradireland Graduate Careers Fair 23

Date and time

27 Sep 2023


RDS, Hall 8 Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 E6N6

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Ireland's largest careers fair, the gradireland Graduate Careers fair, is back at the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday, the 27th of September 2023, from 11.00am - 5.00pm.

If you're looking for a graduate job or internship, the gradireland Graduate Careers Fair will be returning to the RDS, with Ireland’s top companies and course providers eager to meet you. This is the leading, and largest, early careers event in Ireland and is free-of-charge to the public.

The Graduate Careers Fair is open to all job seekers including graduates and students, from first year to postgrad. At our event, you can chat and meet with over 130 employers who are actively recruiting for hundreds of graduate jobs and internships across a broad variety of sectors.

So, if you're still unsure about the first step in your career, the Graduate Careers Fair is the event you need. Come along and talk to a multitude of organisations, attend seminars where you can learn about careers, jobs, and courses in a range of different sectors and have your CV updated and ready for your next application.

Don’t miss your opportunity to start your career with some of the top employers in Ireland, get your free ticket now!

Why attend.

Build your network and interact with top employers and postgraduate providers at over 130 stands. Get the answers and information you need to take the next step on your career path

Gain expert feedback from careers professionals at 1:1 CV Clinic sessions

Find internships, graduate programmes and immediate start roles, with hundreds of open positions advertised on the day

Access exclusive insights on the hot topics and practices of each employer's industry at the live Seminar Sessions, spread across four different stages

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Frequently asked questions

The gradireland Graduate Careers Fair will take place in Hall 8 at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin. For directions, transport options to the RDS and parking information please click here .

Booking for the CV Clinic is done on the day at the CV Clinic stand. As spaces are limited, early booking is advised.

Seminars at the gradireland Graduate Careers Fair will be running throughout the day and no prebooking is necessary. Keep an eye on our social media channels and event emails, as this will provide you with all the seminar times and topics.

You do not need to bring a printed ticket to the event. However, you must be able to provide your e-ticket for scanning on entrance.

Ahead of the fair we recommend you keep up to date with event details on social media i.e. exhibitors attending and seminar topics/ times. This will ensure you get to speak to the employers and postgraduate providers, and not miss out on anything else!


12:00 - 12:30

What company culture would suit me?

We’re joined by a panel of experts to find out about the importance of company culture in choosing your career move. We’ll be covering what company culture actually is, and you can identify values that will suit your career ambitions.

12:45 - 13:15

A graduate's journey - tips from recent graduates on starting your career successfully

Recent graduates tell us about their own experience with starting their career. What are some of the lessons they’ve learned, some of the pitfalls they’ve faced and how they found a way forward.

13:30 - 14:00

gradireland Undergraduate of the Year Awards - Hints and tips from previous winners

Come along to this panel discussion to hear from some of last year's gradireland Undergraduate of the Year Awards Winners! Get insights into what the process was like and the benefits and rewards they gained afterwards.

14:15 - 14:45

Big Careers in Aviation

15:00 - 15:30

Social Impact Careers: Finding Purpose in the Non-profit Sector

Learn about viable career paths within the nonprofit sector. The panel will provide specific examples of their career journeys and inspire graduates to consider a nonprofit career with helpful tips and advice.

16:00 - 16:30

Sustainability First - choosing a career that supports sustainability

This session will talk about the importance of sustainability in the workplace and choosing a career in the right company that supports this.

gradireland Graduate Careers Fair 23

27 September 2023
RDS, Hall 8 Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 E6N6