Careers Fair 2013- A big success!

Institute Careers Fair 2013

It was a busy evening here at the Institute of Education last Thursday, October 24th, as we held our annual Careers Fair. As always it was a busy, lively and engaging evening with great attendance by students and their parents/ guardians.

Institute of Education Colleges Open Day 2013Third level colleges were very well represented this year in the Exhibition Hall, with most of the major colleges and universities here to chat, answer questions and hopefully give students a real sense of what college life is like.

Institute of Education Colleges Open Day 2013 As always, the careers talks were very well attended, with speakers from a variety of industries giving talks on a range of careers, from Sport Science, to Communications/ Journalism, Engineering, Medicine, Biotechnology and more.

Institute of Education Colleges Open Day 2013 Dr. John Mc Ginnity, Admissions Officer with NUI Maynooth gave a special talk to parents/ guardians of 6th year students on ‘The Transition from 2nd Level to 3rd Level/ A Full Exploration of How the CAO Works”.

Institute of Education Colleges Open day 2013 The evening was a big success and we received lots of positive feedback from students and parents who attended. We hope that everyone enjoyed the evening and had the opportunity to gain a real insight in to their third level options and possible future careers. Planning is already underway for next year’s event!