Teaching abroad: Broaden your horizons and use travel to inspire your career

Caimin Browne writes about the benefits of thinking outside the box when it comes to your teaching career, and why teaching overseas on a Meddeas teaching programme can be such a rewarding and enriching experience. Why did you take the step of coming to Spain with Meddeas? I was finishing my degree (Saint Patrick’s College-DCU) in Ireland and I had limited options here. I wanted to do … Continue reading Teaching abroad: Broaden your horizons and use travel to inspire your career

4 things you didn’t know about this year’s Graduate Careers Fair

It’s less than two weeks away from the most anticipated event in the gradireland events calendar, the 14th annual Graduate Careers Fair. This event will see 120 of Ireland’s leading graduate employers, start-up companies and further study providers showcasing what they have to offer in a range of different sectors. Ahead of this event we have put together a list of four things that you probably … Continue reading 4 things you didn’t know about this year’s Graduate Careers Fair

US Grad Visa success stories and how you can write your own

Into its seventh year, USIT’s USA Grad Visa continues to be an exciting and often life changing opportunity for graduates in Ireland. Most recent graduates face uncertain times once they have finished their degrees, with a jobs market that’s increasingly competitive, coupled with rising accommodation costs and, of course, the attraction of travelling, living and working abroad. Plenty of grads, as a result, look at their options … Continue reading US Grad Visa success stories and how you can write your own

Showcase your language skills for free at Ireland’s only career with languages event

The GRADchances Language Fair, is only one day away. This event brings together some of Ireland’s largest and most influential language employers and gives students and graduates the chance to meet these employers and see what opportunities are available to them. Each of the exhibiting companies are actively recruiting students with languages including; German, French, Portuguese, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Polish in … Continue reading Showcase your language skills for free at Ireland’s only career with languages event

Employers seeking language skills at major jobs fair

Wednesday 17th February sees the return of the GRADchances Language Fair to the RDS Dublin, from 12 – 4pm. This event brings together some of Ireland’s largest and most influential employers who are currently recruiting students and graduates with languages. Lack of skills amongst graduate recruits is one of the biggest challenges facing recruiters today. Each of the attending companies are actively recruiting students with languages including; German, French, Portuguese, … Continue reading Employers seeking language skills at major jobs fair

Get ahead of the competition with a second language

On Wednesday November 4th, gradireland and University College Cork are proud to present the second GRADchances Language Fair in Boole Basement, UCC. This event gives students the opportunity to speak to some of Ireland’s most influential graduate employers, who are currently recruiting students with languages.  Employers exhibiting on the day include Kerry Group, Jameson Distillery, Workday and Dawn Meats, to name just a few. In an increasingly … Continue reading Get ahead of the competition with a second language

Language Careers Fair a huge success for graduates and employers

It’s the second time gradireland has run the GRADchances Language Fair in the RDS, which this year saw 20 employers advertising jobs for those with fluency in almost every European and world language. One of the companies at the event, Wayfair – an online store specialising in furniture – came to the language event to source German and French speakers for customer service positions for … Continue reading Language Careers Fair a huge success for graduates and employers

Meet your future employer at Ireland’s only language fair

Ireland’s biggest language event is just two days away. The gradireland GRADchances event brings together Ireland’s most prestigious language employers with students and graduates with fluency in over 60 languages. One attendee of last year’s event tells us how one quick chat turned into a full-time job, writes Fergal Browne. Mariana Reis went to the 2014 GRADchances Language Fair expecting to get a good chance to talk to … Continue reading Meet your future employer at Ireland’s only language fair