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Ireland’s 100 leading graduate employers

Ireland’s 100 leading graduate employers reveals Ireland’s most sought-after employers from the perspective of those that matter most – the students and graduates who will provide the next generation of innovators and leaders in Irish business.

The Ireland’s 100 leading graduate employers survey is part of the European Student Barometer, the largest pan-European survey of graduate trends and is conducted by Europe’s leading graduate research firm, trendence. The data produced decide the winners of Ireland’s 100 and the winners of the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards and contribute also to a wider study across all 24 European Union countries.

You can find more information in gradireland’s book Ireland's 100 leading graduate employers, published annually and available free from your university careers service or available to view online.

Last year: 6

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Management consulting, Management, business, administration

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2

Google

Last year: 3

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Last year: 5

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Engineering, IT and telecoms, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR

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4

KPMG

Last year: 1

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Human resources, recruitment and training, Management consulting, Management, business, administration

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Last year: 4

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Construction, civil engineering and QS, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Languages and culture, Logistics and transport, Marketing, advertising and PR, Retail, sales and customer services

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Last year: 2

Accountancy and financial management, IT and telecoms, Management consulting, Public sector and civil service

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Last year: 8

Accountancy and financial management, Agriculture, animal and plant resources, Engineering, Hospitality, sport, leisure and tourism, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Languages and culture, Logistics and transport, Management, business, administration, Manufacturing and processing, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing, Performing and creative arts, Retail, sales and customer services

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Last year: 10

Engineering, Logistics and transport, Manufacturing and processing, Medical and healthcare, Science, research and development

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10

EY

Last year: 17

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Engineering, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Law, legal services and patents, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing, Science, research and development

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11

Department of Education/Teaching

Last year: 9

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Last year: 15

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Human resources, recruitment and training, Retail, sales and customer services

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Last year: 12

Accountancy and financial management, Engineering, Hospitality, sport, leisure and tourism, Human resources, recruitment and training, Logistics and transport, Management, business, administration, Manufacturing and processing, Marketing, advertising and PR, Retail, sales and customer services, Science, research and development

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Last year: 22

Accountancy and financial management, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Logistics and transport, Marketing, advertising and PR

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16

Apple

Last year: 20

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Last year: 23

Engineering, IT and telecoms, Logistics and transport, Manufacturing and processing, Medical and healthcare, Science, research and development

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18

RTÉ

Last year: 13

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19

Health Service Executive

Last year: 23

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Last year: 13

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Engineering, IT and telecoms, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Science, research and development

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20

Glanbia

Last year: 21

Accountancy and financial management, Agriculture, animal and plant resources, Engineering, IT and telecoms, Logistics and transport, Manufacturing and processing, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing, Retail, sales and customer services, Science, research and development

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Last year: 16

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Languages and culture, Law, legal services and patents, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Retail, sales and customer services

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24

Coca-Cola HBC

Last year: 19

Manufacturing and processing, Marketing, advertising and PR

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Last year: 28

Languages and culture, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Retail, sales and customer services

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26

Microsoft

Last year: 27

IT and telecoms

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27

Amazon

Last year: 30

Retail, sales and customer services

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28

European Commission

Last year: 25

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Last year: 72

Engineering, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing, Retail, sales and customer services, Science, research and development

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30

Kerry Group

Last year: 18

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31

AIB Group

Last year: 33

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32

L'Oréal

Last year: 29

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Last year: 33

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Last year: 36

Accountancy and financial management, Engineering, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Management, business, administration, Manufacturing and processing, Marketing, advertising and PR, Medical and healthcare, Retail, sales and customer services, Science, research and development

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36

daa

Last year: 51

Accountancy and financial management, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Law, legal services and patents, Management, business, administration

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36

Public Appointment Service

Last year: 39

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Last year: 26

Accountancy and financial management, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Law, legal services and patents, Management consulting, Management, business, administration

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Last year: 51

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, IT and telecoms, Logistics and transport, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Retail, sales and customer services

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40

Penneys (Primark)

Last year: 51

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42

ESB

Last year: 45

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Construction, civil engineering and QS, Engineering, Environment and natural resources, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR

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43

Goldman Sachs

Last year: 39

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44

SAP Ireland

Last year: 61

IT and telecoms

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46

Medtronic

Last year: 48

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47

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Last year: 50

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47

Allergan Pharmaceuticals

Last year: 39

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Last year: 35

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Law, legal services and patents, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Property

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50

Workday

Last year:

IT and telecoms

52

BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars)

Last year: 46

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53

Central Bank

Last year: 59

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Last year: 47

Accountancy and financial management, Agriculture, animal and plant resources, Banking, insurance and financial services, Charities and voluntary sector, Construction, civil engineering and QS, Environment and natural resources, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Hospitality, sport, leisure and tourism, Human resources, recruitment and training, IT and telecoms, Law, legal services and patents, Logistics and transport, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing, Medical and healthcare, Property, Public sector and civil service

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55

Arup

Last year: 71

up

Last year: 43

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58

AbbVie

Last year: 59

Engineering, Medical and healthcare, Science, research and development

up
58

Citi

Last year: 55

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62

Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Last year: 51

down
63

Blizzard Entertainment

Last year: 61

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67

Coillte

Last year: 74

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69

Stryker Ireland

Last year: 68

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71

Marriott Hotels

Last year: 65

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72

A+F Hollister

Last year: 84

up
72

Genzyme - A Sanofi Company

Last year:

76

BioWare

Last year: 76

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76

HP

Last year: 84

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79

Novartis Ireland Ltd

Last year: 61

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79

Eli Lilly Company

Last year: 37

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83

GE General Electric

Last year: 96

up

Last year: 57

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Science, research and development

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85

Nestlé

Last year: 93

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87

Morgan Stanley

Last year: 96

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87

Core Media

Last year:

Last year:

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Fund management/admin, investment banking, Human resources, recruitment and training, Languages and culture, Management consulting, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Retail, sales and customer services, Science, research and development, Social, community and youth

89

Twitter

Last year: 88

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89

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Last year: 91

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Last year: 93

At Bank of America Merrill Lynch we have the strength, resources and global capabilities to let you carve out your future on your own terms.

Accountancy and financial management, Banking, insurance and financial services, Fund management/admin, investment banking, IT and telecoms, Management, business, administration

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96

Vhi Healthcare

Last year: 88

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Last year: 91

Accountancy and financial management, Agriculture, animal and plant resources, Engineering, IT and telecoms, Logistics and transport, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Science, research and development

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Last year:

Accountancy and financial management, IT and telecoms, Logistics and transport, Management, business, administration, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing, Retail, sales and customer services

100

Analog Devices Inc.

Last year: 78

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