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Unlock your career potential

Discover your future career. With GradSims you'll hear from young professionals about what their roles really involve and experience some typical tasks you'll be given on the job.

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New to gradireland

It’s official... GradSims are here

Experience a day in the life on Lidl’s graduate programmes, with more employers joining soon.


Develop skills for jobs that suit you

Our GradSims take you a step closer to the world of work, giving a behind-the-scenes look at different job roles through real-life tasks and informative videos. Gain insights and further resources to develop your skills, all at your own pace.

How GradSims work

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Register with or sign into gradireland and choose a GradSim.

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Start with a short video, where a graduate in the role will share their insights and career story.

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Complete a real-life task and compare your work with model answers.

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Access a curated list of further resources and get priority access to roles.


Lidl GradSims

Jump into the world of retail and join a team of high-performers at Lidl, who work together to drive rapid expansion and innovation at all levels.
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Coming soon: PwC GradSims

PwC are the largest professional services firm in Ireland, and one of the world's biggest, offering a broad range of services across audit, tax and advisory. They need the best graduates to develop their skills to work in new and agile ways.
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Frequently asked questions

A GradSim is a free, interactive course designed to give you insights into a job role and organisation. You'll hear first-hand from a graduate in the role and get the chance to complete a task that mirrors the work you'd be doing at that organisation.
Each GradSim takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Ultimately, though, it's up to you how long you spend completing the task involved in the GradSim and exploring the further resources shared with you.
After completing the GradSim, you'll have the opportunity to say yes to getting priority access to job roles. You'll be the first to hear about new opportunities - just keep your eyes peeled for emails from gradireland.
Yes. You'll need to sign in to your gradireland account - or create an account if you don't already have one. Once you're logged in, you'll be able to see all of the GradSims available to you and get started.