TY Work/ Study Experience Programmes 2016/17

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Cork School of Music TY Work Experience Week

03 – 07 April 2017

CIT Cork School of Music offers a special work experience week for students who wish to gain a real insight to the professional demands and working routine of the orchestral musician. Suitable for young musicians in TY who have achieved at least grade five on an orchestral instrument.

Teenage Stage International Summer School

Residential Teen Stage Summer School in Galway, 17-23 July 2016

Teenage Stage Summer School is a new advanced residential course for 11 to 19 year olds running in Galway from July 17th to 23rd. The course ends in “Into The Woods Jr.” by Stephen Sondheim. A perfect blend of high energy theatre and arts education supported by NUI Galway. Call 091 396477 or follow link.

The Bar of Ireland TY Programme

Full week programme that runs early February. Applications close early December, one entry per school.

A one- week programme giving insight into a career as a barrister. 100 participants will be selected by process of a lottery and only one name to be entered per school. Costs are covered, except accommodation and transport to and from The Bar of Ireland’s office each day.

Try Nursing TY Programme

2- day programme in October. Apply early through Eventbrite

The programme takes place at WIT over two days and activities will include talks on nursing as a career, student presentations,  nursing laboratory skills, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid, clinical scenarios and a tour of WIT facilities

National Architects in Schools Initiative

Online Resource for Students interested in Architecture

My Architecture Design Journal; Download a copy of the Student Design Journal and follow the step-by-step guidelines. There are supporting resources each of the briefs in the Student Design Journal including research links and “how to” guides

Student Slingshot Academy

Third level students advising second level students

Presentations by professionals and exceptional 3rd level students to TY students. Aims to educate, guide and inspire young people and to develop future industry leaders in STEM and Entrepreneurship

School of Veterinary Medicine TY Programme

Applications close 20 January 2016

A 1- week programme for TY Students who are thinking of studying veterinary medicine. Programme is run in February each year. Aims to give students a taste of what it is like to be a vet student in UCD. Students get to sit in on lectures, attend laboratories and observe staff and students in the Vet Hospital

Art & Design Summer Courses

Courses run during the summer holidays

LIT’s School of Art & Design host a series of Summer Schools, including; Fashion Design (1 week) – Click here, Portfolio Preparation (2 weeks) – Click here, Introduction to Animation (2 weeks) – Click here.

Mini Med TY Programme

Applications close in Sept so apply early. Programmes run in Dublin (January) and Waterford (February)

The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI) offers a five day experience for Transition Year students interested in a career in Medicine. The programme covers a wide variety of topics and introduces students to both undergraduate and postgraduate aspects of a career in medicine

BEES TY Programme

Competitive application process closes 31 October. Programme runs 22-26 Feb and 29 Feb – 04 March

UCC’s School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science offers students the opportunity to study and work alongside staff and students for a week to get a feel for areas like Plant Science, Zoology, Environmental Science and Geology. Students also visit the Eureka Centre, the Boole Library and get a guided tour of the UCC campus.

Exploring Materials TY Programme

Applications close early, so apply early

TCD’s Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research (AMBER) lets TY students from around the country experience what it’s like to work in AMBER for a week. Students are selected for their particularly interest in pursuing science as a career. Due to high demand, only one student is accepted from each school

Biochemistry & Immunology TY Work Experience Programme

Applications close early, so apply early

TCD’s School of Biochemistry & Immunology runs work-experience weeks for Transition Year students. Students spend half their week in a research lab with students & researchers. The rest of the week involves group activities with talks, quizzes and visits to scientifically relevant sites on campus

Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Studies TY Programme

Experience during one week what studying Pharmacy is all about

TCD’s School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Studies runs two programmes for Transition Year Students, in October and in February. Application deadline for these are in September and December restively.  Formal applications should be sent to the transition year coordinator, Asst. Prof. Fabio Boylan (fabio.boylan@tcd.ie)

Chemistry TY Programme

Applications close when capacity is reached, so apply early

TCD School of Chemistry hosts a week-long programme for 60 Transition Year students. The programme includes introductory lectures, experiments, presentations and a college tour. Programme usually runs near end of February but places fill up very early.

Physics TY Programme

A week in November and two one-day events in March

Information is sent out to Schools in early September 2016. The deadline for receipt of Applications will also be announced in early September. For any queries please contact Helen O’Halloran on (01) 896 4141 or by email type@tcd.ie

Nursing and Health & Social Care Professionals Study Day

Apply 8 weeks prior to course. Queries; sandra.daly@amnch.ie

A 1- day study incorporating nursing and health and social care professionals that allows TY students to explore the many healthcare career paths available. Students must apply timeously. Course is run at Tallaght Hospital and students receive a certificate of attendance on completion

HighTechElec TY Programme

A collaboration between the Cork Electronics Industry Association (CEIA) and Tyndall National Institute (UCC)

This work experience programme gives an insight into high tech careers. Participating students undertake a week of physics, electronics and technology based workshops, lectures, career talks, and industry placement, culminating in an innovation competition

Compute TY Programme

Contact Christine.Stears@computing.dcu.ie / 01-7005237

DCU’s School of Computing runs programmes covering the following; Web design, App Inventor and Introduction to Programming. Students may elect to do only one stream. The overall content offers a broad range of computing skills.

Science Gallery TY Programmes

Apply early for TY Mentoring weeks in Oct/Nov and Feb/March

Science Gallery (Dublin) runs a number of education programmes for TY students throughout the year including Mentoring Weeks, Cool Jobs, and an 8-week long course, Science, Technology and Society: Idea Translation Lab. Programs are supported by Intel and form part of two European Commission projects.

Munster Programme Training

Training in computer programming, web design, flash animation, video and image production

UCC’s Department of Computer Science offers this series of 25 formal and practical lectures. Students should have a strong aptitude for maths and a genuine interest in computers/ programming Runs on Saturday mornings from 10.00am to 1.00pm, starting at the end of October at UCC.

Engineering Your Future TY Programme

Applications open in January and programme runs in May

EYF is a week-long, hands-on programme, for TY students who have an interest in science and maths. It is designed to introduce them to the exciting and diverse world of engineering. The event is supported by STEPS and hosted by a number of third-level institutes throughout Ireland.

Intel TY Programme

Communication and (early) applications via email

Intel offers 3 programmes aimed at TY students; “Social innovation & Entrepreneurship” (contact paulbell32@outlook.com), “The Intel Experience Program” and “Cutting Edge Careers” (both at intel.ireland.corporate.affairs@intel.com)

Full and 1/2 Day Cooking Courses in Limerick Cookery School

Hands on cookery classes and demonstrations for School Groups

Cookery Demonstrations and Hands On classes in Limerick & Munster. Costs include Laminated recipes of all the dishes made on the day – 1 copy per person, Juice/squash / Tea & Coffee throughout the day, all ingredients for the dishes selected and Facilitators who are with you all the way.

Alliance Francaise Transition Year French Course

One hour per week, full year

Working on your language development at this crucial stage, under the guidance of our native French- speaking teachers, you will enhance your understanding, as well as your written and oral expression over a year-long programme.

DCU Centre for Talented Youth Correspondence Courses

January – May

Dublin City University’s CTYI offers a number of correspondence courses for students in Transition Year. Students may apply directly to CTYI and need not have taken a prior assessment. The course runs from January to May, with assignments due every 3-4 weeks.

DCU Centre for Talented Youth Summer School

Students wishing to participate must first demonstrate their ability through assessment.

Enrichment courses for second level students with high academic ability. Students attending secondary school up to the age of 16 years can participate in a wide variety of courses such as App Design & Development, Criminology, Social Psychology, Veterinary Science, Law & Popular Fiction.

CIT Sciences of Life Courses

Contact the CIT Science for Life Officer; sharon.lawton@cit.ie

Cork Institute of Technology offers courses to encourage, support and motivate students to study science at third level. These programmes aim to help students to focus on science with fun workshops, field trips and academic support.

Ballymaloe Transition Year Cookery Course

Dates for 2014 / 2015 To Be Advised

Ballymaloe Cookery School offers a 1- week course during which students will learn how to make homemade bread, jam, soups, yummy starters, main courses, desserts, biscuits and even a cake or two plus how to make butter and yoghurt from our own Jersey cow’s milk and cream.

Music Classes and Workshops

In- schools workshops as well as individual tuition

Workshops are designed to enhance the appreciation and love of music and focus on the 3 strands of music outlined in the primary curriculum; Composition, Listening & Responding, and Performance. Students will learn the importance of Rhythm, Tempo and Timing when working as an ensemble.

Whizz Kids

Courses designed for TY students. Programmes run in school or you can apply seperately to attend a course locally

A range of computer courses and summer camps that open up the world of computing. From their summer camps (in Universities and IT’s in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Kildare, Kerry & Tipperary) to in-school programmes in schools across Ireland, they offer a range of programmes that will educate and entertain.


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