gradireland Graduate Careers Fair
Ireland’s largest graduate careers fair is going virtual for 2020!
When: 30 September and 1 October
Time: 12pm – 6pm each day
The gradireland Graduate Careers Fair is Ireland’s largest graduate careers fair. Winner of Best Exhibition at the Event Industry Awards in 2016, 2018 and 2019, this fair is organised on behalf of 10 universities and institutes of technology across Leinster and Munster.
As the cornerstone event of the graduate attraction calendar, this fair facilitates networking between your organisation and thousands of third-level students and graduates from across Ireland who are currently seeking to shape their careers.
There are lots of opportunities available before, during and after the event to ensure your brand stands out, such as;
- In-platform targeted pop-up messages to drive the most valuable student engagements
- Priority brand positioning
- 1:1 chat and video functionality
- Search all registrants for your perfect candidates
- Personalise your own exhibitor booth
Book by 28th August to include your brand in our national marketing campaign
What happened in 2019...
This is what some of Ireland's top employers have had to say about the benefits they experienced from working with gradireland.
We have a long-standing relationship with gradireland built up over a number of years working together on graduate recruitment campaigns. Collaborating with gradireland has been hugely beneficial for Tesco Ireland in a number of different ways, from supporting and advising the development of our early talent strategy to particularly with helping the promotion of and recruitment for our graduate programmes which have proved really successful.
The team in gradireland are always hugely responsive and helpful to our needs as a business and their focus is all about finding and tailoring a solution that meets our own requirements, this is why we continue to work with them every year.
gradireland continues to be an important partnership for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. We have often approached the folks at gradireland with a specific hiring challenge and they never fail to provide tailored solutions to meet our needs in a rapidly changing employment market. Enterprise has worked in partnership with gradireland for almost 15 years now and we truly value their support and guidance to achieve our Talent and Brand strategies year after year. gradireland works hard to ensure we are leveraging our value proposition as a Graduate Recruiter in unique and creative ways and I would highly recommend them to any organisation looking to do the same in Ireland.
We are delighted to have built a strong relationship with the gradireland team over the years. The advice and knowledge shared has continued to support the evolution of our graduate marketing campaigns. The ongoing seminars through the year have provided wonderful learning opportunities for our team and a great opportunity to network and share best practice. The annual gradireland careers fair, winner of the ‘Best Exhibition’ 2016, 2017 and 2018, is integral to supporting our activity by allowing direct access to the student demographic and affords an important means by which employers can proliferate their respective brands
First Derivatives Plc have been working with gradireland for over 10 years. When we first signed up many years ago, we had just 30 jobs to fill each year, and a huge challenge ahead of us in building our company brand within Irish graduate space. Fast Forward, we are now one of Ireland’s biggest Graduate recruiters, hiring over 400 graduates a year. gradireland has been of great assistance in helping us communicate our global opportunities to Irish students!
Working with gradireland has allowed us to engage with a huge number of potential Graduates specific to our industry and our needs. Through their annual Graduate Directory and their online content, we can highlight our Brighter Futures Graduate Programme to students across all Third Level Institutes and Universities.
The real highlight of working with gradireland however is the opportunity to attend the careers fairs held in the RDS at different points throughout the academic year. These events allow us to meet with the best potential graduates on a face to face level to talk through the benefits of working with Dawn Meats.
Partnering with gradireland affords us unprecedented access to the best talent coming through Third Level Education in Ireland and beyond.