Career Areas: Army and Navy Recruitment

Reserve Defence Forces are NOW Recruiting The Reserve Defence Forces are now accepting applications for Recruits in the Army Reserve and Naval Service Reserve. As a part-time force receiving professional military training, your time in the Reserves will bring experiences and challenges that will draw upon all your physical and mental abilities. And whatever you…

Career Areas: How do you become an architect?

Becoming an Architect HOW DO I BECOME AN ARCHITECT? In Ireland the title ‘architect’ is protected by legislation.  This means that if a person wishes to describe themselves as an architect they must be admitted to the Register for Architects. There are a number of routes to registration, but typically if you are studying in…

Career Areas: Law Graduate Profiles

career profiles from our Undergraduate BCL Law & French degree programme Alan Owens Alan Owens “I graduated from UCC with a BCL (Law and French) Degree in 2008. During my undergraduate studies, I developed a strong interest in international law and international human rights law. I pursued this interest at Leiden University with an LLM (Public…

Career Areas: Biomedical Science

Ex-BGS student Lisa Helen Working in a research lab was not on her radar when she was in school, although she knew she wanted to study biology. “I am from a farming background and I would have seen a lot of scientific farming and genetics in the breeding there, and my mum is a nurse,”…

Career Areas: Irish Defence Force Recruitment

Irish Defence Forces have launched their 2016 Army/Navy recruitment campaign. Applications are now open on the Irish Defence Forces website. The closing date for applications is May 22nd, 2016. 2016 Army/Navy Preparation Courses Career Services – The Entrance Exam Experts are now running our renowned Army/Navy Recruitment Preparation courses. During the preparation course all stages of the…

Career Areas: 200 points to Occupational Therapy

Featured Article From 200 points to Occupational Therapy Colm Johnson is a shining example of why high CAO points shouldn’t put students off pursuing their dream career, writes Mary Phelan. Colm Johnson from Gurteen in Sligo did his Leaving Certificate in 2007. While he considered occupational therapy at the time, his first choice on the…

Defence Forces: Female Recruits

IRISH DEFENCE FORCES FEMALE OPEN DAY 1. The recruitment of female personnel to serve in the Irish Defence Forces is considered to be of extreme importance to the organisation. However the attraction of females to the organisation remains a struggle, even with the extensive recruitment campaigns launched by the DF recruitment section. At present there…

Career Areas: Gardaí Recruitment

Who are the Gardaí are looking to recruit? “We want to encourage those from all sections of the community and our Irish diaspora from around the world.” “We need more women to apply.” “We especially appeal to members of minority communities.” “We really value diversity and recognise the skills and qualities of people from diverse…

Career Areas: Want to be a Doctor?

For students thinking of a career in medicine,RCSI has a new interactive live-streamed video broadcast for second-level Transition Year, 5th Year and 6th Year students called So You Want to Be a Doctor? The three-part series features doctors in Dublin’s Beaumont and Rotunda hospitals, offering a glimpse of their working lives and specialities. First up,…

Senior Students: Programming Course in UCC

Munster Programme Training Cycle 1 31st October 2015 – 14th May 2016 Department of Computer Science Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork Munster Programming Training (MPT) has been running very successfully for the past 12 years and is now extremely popular.  The course is aimed at 14-17 year old secondary school transition…