gradireland National Student Challenge Winner 2019

Reflecting on becoming the 2019 gradireland National Student Challenge Champion, Conor Galvin talked to gradireland about the day, the challenges and his own career journey. “I was definitely surprised, to be honest I didn’t think that there would be a possibility of me actually winning the competition. When I heard my name, it was quite overwhelming.” The National Student Challenge pitted 60 of Ireland’s top … Continue reading gradireland National Student Challenge Winner 2019

Interview: gradireland NSC winner 2018

gradireland took the chance to sit down with the winner of the National Student Challenge 2018, Ceithleann Ní Chonluain, to ask her about winning the challenge, what it means for her CV and what tips she would have future challengers? “When I was announced as winner, it wasn’t just surprise, it was total shock,” says Ceithleann, a few days after being announced as the winner … Continue reading Interview: gradireland NSC winner 2018

gradireland National Student Challenge 2018….the contest heats up

The gradireland 2018 National Student Challenge, sponsored by Lidl, is entering the final straits at Chartered Accountants House in Dublin, with the winner due to be announced shortly after 5pm, landing the top prize of €1,000. This afternoon’s challenges see our six teams continue to be put through their paces in challenges testing their teamwork, technical, communication and problem solving skills. All the challenges are … Continue reading gradireland National Student Challenge 2018….the contest heats up

gradireland National Student Challenge 2018 is under way.

50 of Ireland’s best and brightest students are currently battling it out to be named Ireland’s best of the 2018 gradireland National Student Challenge, currently taking place at Chartered Accountants House in Pearse Street, Dublin 2. “Keep your minds open, relax, and enjoy the day,” said Mark Mitchell, gradireland Director, before students were warmed up by challenge organisers Orangeworks with an ice-breaker consisting of multiple … Continue reading gradireland National Student Challenge 2018 is under way.

Networking tips for the National Student Challenge

Careers oriented events and competitions, like the gradireland National Student Challenge, offer the twin opportunities of making crucial career connections with those that can offer you a job while also giving you the opportunity to find out important information about specific industries where your career path may lie. So, let’s look at some networking basis to help you make those all-important connections. How to ‘break … Continue reading Networking tips for the National Student Challenge

gradireland National Student Challenge – A day to impress

by Caroline McAniff, Head of Recruitment and Employer Branding, EY. The world is changing We are in the fourth industrial revolution.  Macro-economic trends and tech advances, including smart devices and artificial intelligence, are altering business, industries, professions and jobs at an unprecedented rate.  The disruption for professionals is real, in a world where up to five million jobs may actually cease to exist.  Scary stuff! Also the … Continue reading gradireland National Student Challenge – A day to impress

Ireland’s brightest students shine at National Student Challenge

Matthew Foyle from Griffith College Dublin was crowned National Student Challenge winner at the annual competition held by gradireland, writes Fergal Browne. Bringing together over 50 of Ireland’s brightest students – who were the top performers in an online assessment specifically set to mirror the qualities employers are looking for – and some of Ireland’s top graduate recruiters like Lidl and PwC, the event was … Continue reading Ireland’s brightest students shine at National Student Challenge