graduate careers fair

gradireland Graduate Careers Fair: Exhibitors

Title: Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie and Fitch logo

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a leading global speciality retailer of high-quality, casual apparel for men, women and kids with an active, youthful lifestyle under its Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie kids, and Hollister Co. brands. A&F was founded in 1892 and is based in New Albany, Ohio. A&F sells merchandise through retail stores in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico, and the Middle East. The Company also operates e-commerce websites at,  


Title: Accenture

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Title: Aldi Stores (Ireland) Limited

Aldi Stores (Ireland) Limited logo

At Aldi only the best will do, which is why we offer graduates unprecedented career opportunities in one of Ireland's fastest growing retailers. We aim to recruit high performing graduates who thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, ever changing environment.The rewards are impressive with a starting salary of €61,000 rising to €95,750 after only 4 years, a fully expensed Audi A4, private healthcare, pension, life assurance and 5 weeks holiday. 

We're Aldi and we offer careers 'Like No Other'.

Title: Aryzta

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ARYZTA is a global food business with a leadership position in specialty bakery. Popular consumer brands under the ARYZTA brand umbrella include Cuisine de France and Otis Spunkmeyer and we also supply Foodservice and own brand retail products globally. We offer a truly European 18 month Graduate Development Programme.


Title: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Our purpose is to make financial lives better.

Title: Bank of Ireland

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Put yourself at the centre of the action by securing a place on Bank of Ireland’s Graduate Programme and you’ll be in the thick of the action right away – working as part of a tightly-knit team, on projects that make a real difference.

We invite graduates from all disciplines to apply to any of the following streams:

Finance & Accounting
Audit & Compliance
Retail Ireland
Credit & Market Risk
Corporate & Treasury
Service, Customer & Innovation
Actuarial (New Ireland Assurance)
Bank of Ireland UK  


Title: BioMarin International

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Title: Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific logo

Engineering and Science candidates can apply to one of our individual Graduate Programmes based in Galway, Cork or Clonmel. Our Programmes are two years in duration. In this time all Graduates will progress through a defined programme getting first-hand knowledge of our business and expand your technical ability in a progressive and innovative working environment. In addition to on-the-job training and personal development courses you can also avail of mentoring from senior colleagues. This programme offers unique opportunity to grow and accelerate your future career.

Title: CIMA

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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, giving you a competitive edge to succeed. Find out more:  


Title: City Electrical Factors

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Title: Crowe Horwath

Crowe Horwath logo

Crowe Horwath is one of the leading accountancy firms in Ireland, and the representative firm in Ireland of Crowe Horwath International, one of the top ten global networks of independent accounting and advisory services firms, incorporating over 720 offices in more than 125 countries around the world. We offer graduates the opportunity to train to become a Chartered Accountant.

+353 (0)1 448 2200

Title: Dairygold Co-Operative Society Limited

Dairygold Co-Operative Society Limited logo

Dairygold is Ireland’s largest farmer owned dairy business. Our 2 year graduate programme includes a Level 6 accredited Diploma in Management, business rotations and a heavy focus on personal development. ACCA or CIMA exams are fully funded for finance graduates. Our programme is designed to create managers/leaders for the future.  

Amanda Peters

Title: Deloitte

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At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters on our clients, our colleagues and our communities. 

We give you the support you need to deliver the exceptional for our clients and be celebrated for your unique talents. 

From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best – because that’s how you make an impact.

Niamh Cusack
01 4173706

Title: Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University logo

Edge Hill University located between the bustling cities of Liverpool and Manchester is a unique and dynamic place to study. We offer postgraduate courses across PGCE Early Years, Primary, Secondary and, Further Education and Training along with a diverse and employment focused range of Masters courses. Loans and bursaries are also available in some subjects. 

Applications for a 2017 start open in early October. Competition is expected to be high for some subjects so early application is advisable.

Rachael Buckley

Title: Enterprise Ireland

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Enterprise Ireland is the Government agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, innovate and scale and win export sales on global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment. 

Terri Raftery

Title: EY

EY logo

We’re EY. We’re one of the Big 4. You might have heard of us but what you probably haven’t heard is we’re a bit different to the others. We like to think about things in a new, fresh kind of way. That’s why we like to hire people who think a bit different too.

We are looking for graduates from all disciplines who are seeking an inclusive, dynamic environment to start their career journey. Have a look at our brand new website to see what we are all about. 

Title: Fidelity Investments

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Fidelity Investments is one of the world’s largest providers of financial services. Founded in Boston in 1946, our goal is to make our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. At Fidelity Ireland, we provide middle and back office support to our business partners and design, build and implement technology that maintains Fidelity’s continued global success. 

We offer two exciting training and development programmes each September for new graduates looking to launch their career in Financial Services or Technology. Discover more at:  


Title: Foras Na Gaeilge

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Title: Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow School of Art


Title: Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)

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Title: IBAT College Dublin

IBAT College logo

IBAT College Dublin, or Institute of Business and Technology, is Ireland's leading Industry-focused third level institution. It provides a perfect blend of high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education with a state-of-the-art learning environment in a range of subject areas including Business, Marketing, ICT and Management including the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing. 

Established in 2004 in Swords, Co. Dublin, IBAT College Dublin moved into a new campus in 2011 in the heart of the city centre, Wellington Quay in Temple Bar. This modern, purpose built campus houses five floors of teaching and learning facilities.

01 8075055

Title: Ibec's EOP

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Title: Innopharma College of Applied Science

Innopharma College of Applied Science logo

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences has grown to become one of the top institutions in Ireland delivering world recognised qualifications up to Masters’ degree level. All our education programmes are developed with your career advancement in mind – consisting of a unique blend of industry focused modules and practical workshops. Many of our lecturers have extensive experience in industry and engage in a high level of coaching and mentoring with students. Innopharma College of Applied Sciences programmes, are the number one choice for graduates and experienced professionals seeking to upskill and advance their careers in the Pharmaceutical, MedTech and Food sectors.

Ciaran O'Connell

Title: Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)

Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) logo

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) is one of the main Irish accountancy bodies in Ireland with 5,000 members and students. The CPA designation is the most commonly used designation worldwide for professional accountants and the Institute’s qualification enjoys wide international recognition. There are 2.8 million accountants worldwide and 1 million of them are CPAs. CPAs can be found in every sector holding diverse roles at senior management levels from managing partners to chief financial officers, chief executives and entrepreneurs. 

The success of CPAs in securing employment in industry, the public sector and private practice in over 40 countries reflects the value of a CPA qualification. This is evident to the employment record of our most recent graduates with 100% currently in employment. 

Anyone can choose to study CPA. Whether you are a school leaver, a graduate, mature student, professional or just interested in accountancy we have a tailored solution for you. Students have the choice to study the CPA qualification all online via ELearning. ELearning has quickly become the study method of choice for many students. Research shows a 60% increase in information retention if study is done through ELearning. CPA is very flexible in the approach students want to take sitting their exams. CPA exams are held in April and August. This means that study and exam preparation can be scheduled around your work commitments. This will make you an attractive candidate when applying for jobs. 

When choosing which accountancy body to start your studies, you have to think about which is the right body for you. CPA Ireland provide amazing support and resources to its students and members Each students and member are looked upon as an individual. Having the right support behind you through your professional exams in vital and at CPA HQ we pride ourselves on our unparalleled student support.

Adam O Reilly
01 425 1057

Title: Intel Ireland Limited

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Title: Irish Tax Institute

Irish Tax Institute logo

The Irish Tax Institute is the leading representative and educational body for Ireland’s AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and is the only professional body exclusively dedicated to tax.
Our AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification is the gold standard in tax and the international mark of excellence in tax advice.

Title: Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard logo

Jameson offer two graduate programmes. Our International Graduate Programme offers graduates the opportunity to gain international experience in one of 42 global markets. We look for graduates with language skills in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin & Korean to name but a few! Our Graduate Distiller Programme offers Food Science, Environmental Engineering or Process & Chemical Engineering graduates the opportunity to join our Production team in Midleton Distillery, Cork or our Bottling & Logistics site in Dublin.


Title: Kerry Group

Kerry logo

Kerry Group is a world leader in food ingredients and a leading supplier of consumer foods serving both developed and developing markets. 

Stop by the Kerry stand to find out about graduate opportunities available across all disciplines.

Kerry Graduate Team

Title: KPMG

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KPMG brings together business advisors from many different disciplines – working together to provide our clients with the cutting edge business advice they need for their continued success. With 78 partners and up to 1,900 people in offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Belfast, our firm is a leading provider of professional services in Ireland. We work with clients in all sectors of Irish business. So if your background is in Business, Engineering, Science, Law, IT or Arts, we are keen to hear from you. 

At KPMG, we hire 280+ graduates each year from all degree disciplines to:

✓ Become a Chartered Accountant with the CAI Qualification 
✓ Receive the best training from the award-winning KPMG Business School 
✓ Work with a team of top professionals advising clients from all industry sectors

Think Opportunities 
We are an ambitious firm and we are looking to hire talented and ambitious graduates to join our Audit, Tax or Advisory practice. Check out to view our current opportunities. 

Recently, KPMG have been awarded “gradireland Most Popular Graduate Recruiter of the Year 2016”. We also won awards for our Innovation on Campus, Our Diversity Strategy and The Summer Internship programme.

Catherine McGurren
04 140 4264

Title: Lakeland Dairies

Lakeland Dairies logo

Lakeland Dairies is Ireland’s second largest dairy co-operative processing approximately 1.2 Billion litres of milk annually, into over 170 branded dairy products in over 70 countries across every continent worldwide. This milk is collected from our 2,500 high quality milk suppliers, across 15 counties in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Lakeland Dairies Cooperative is an engine for innovation, economic growth and community development throughout its operating region and an acknowledged leader in the national dairy industry.

Lucia O'Neill
049 436 4200

Title: Lidl Ireland

Lidl Ireland logo

At Lidl, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset and that our success is hugely attributable to the commitment and dedication of our workforce. Career development and training are of major importance to us. In fact, many of our managers have successfully advanced in their careers, from starting positions in our stores. All employees are provided with the training and support they need to reach their full potential and to progress within the company. Structured, on the job training is the foundation of our training concept, giving our employees the opportunity for further development both professionally and personally. At Lidl we believe that training is the most important investment we can make in our people.

Evanna McGrath

Title: Musgrave Group

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Musgrave delivers the sourcing, sales, marketing and supply chain expertise to local entrepreneurs to provide a first class offer to our customers. Our brands include: SuperValu; Centra; Mace (NI); Daybreak; Budgens & Londis (UK); Musgrave MarketPlace; Dialprix & Dialsur (Spain). We employ over 60,000 people across all our brands.

Title: Musgrave Group

Musgrave Group logo

Musgrave delivers the sourcing, sales, marketing and supply chain expertise to local entrepreneurs to provide a first class offer to our customers. Our brands include: SuperValu; Centra; Mace (NI); Daybreak; Budgens & Londis (UK); Musgrave MarketPlace; Dialprix & Dialsur (Spain). We employ over 60,000 people across all our brands.

Title: Openet

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Openet is Ireland’s largest privately owned software company. Our purpose is to enable telecoms service providers to make money through optimising their customer experience. We are proud to say that we deliver the most innovative high performance telecom software for these businesses to grow and evolve.#beyourfuture with Openet!

Brendon Bowe
+353 (0)1 620 4639

Title: Ornua

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Title: PwC Republic of Ireland

PwC Republic of Ireland logo

The PwC Graduate programme offers the opportunity to start looking forward to enviable exposure, experiences and opportunities that will develop your leadership skills and shape your career for a long time to come. Collaborate on diverse projects with some of the world’s best-known brand names. We're committed to helping you master the skills that will set you apart from the crowd. 

(01) 792 6795

Title: Salesforce

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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” six years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

We are looking for graduates from the following disciplines: 

Business Management
Business Analytics
Business Information Systems
Computer Engineering
International Business
IT/ Computer Science
Sales Management

Ciaran Barry, Recruiter, Futureforce University Programs
+353 (0)1 533-5582

Title: Smyths Toys

Smyths Toys logo

Smyths Toys is Ireland’s leading toy retailer with 28 stores throughout the island of Ireland, 63 stores in the UK and plans for further expansion. There are great opportunities available in this fast growing company. The roles are exciting and remuneration packages are competitive. To view all vacancies, visit    

HR Department
091 743 600

Title: Three Ireland

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Title: University of Salford

Title: USIT

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USA 1 year grad visa: The programme gives students, undergraduates, post-graduates and recent graduates an opportunity to intern in the USA for 1 year without having any pre-arranged internship before travelling. This visa allows you 90 days to find a position in the US after you arrive. Coach Soccer USA: Open to students and non-students from 18-33 who want to coach soccer in the USA for a summer or for nine months. Get paid to coach soccer, accommodation, food and transport are covered and you get 30 days to travel around the US when you finish. Camp USA Secure a place in a top US summer camp. Work in a variety of different roles like lifeguard, sailing instructor, basketball coach, costume designer, videographer etc. 

01 602 1747

Title: Wayfair

Wayfair logo

From Boston to Berlin, every person at Wayfair is encouraged to contribute in a meaningful and impactful way. We look for individuals who are bright, collaborative, driven, and interested in analytic insights. 

We believe transparency is important and information empowers, so we give everyone access to company data and systems which improve the speed and accuracy of decision making. 

Smart risk-taking is encouraged even if it fails. We welcome employees to share new ideas and we foster a positive learning environment where hard work is rewarded. 


Title: Willis Towers Watson

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Title: Workday

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Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Our enterprise applications are simple, intuitive and built for the cloud computing and mobile revolutions. Workday is positively disrupting the enterprise software industry through the hard work and pioneering spirit of our amazing employees. By joining the company, you will work alongside legends in the industry, the brightest new grads-and everything in between. 

We are looking for individuals to push the boundaries of design, security, and development even further. In 2016, Workday was listed as the #2 in Ireland's Best Workplace. Generation Workday is a programme uniquely designed to nurture, develop and challenge our future leaders.

(01) 241 9900

Title: Zurich Insurance Plc

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