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Your Options with Languages and International Business. Knowing what you would like. The following are very helpful: Gradireland Careers Report – www.gradireland.com/careersreport Careers Portal – www.careersportal.ie Career Directions – www.careerdirections.ie.

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knowing what you would like
Knowing what you would like
  • The following are very helpful:
  • Gradireland Careers Report – www.gradireland.com/careersreport
  • Careers Portal – www.careersportal.ie
  • Career Directions – www.careerdirections.ie

Careers Office

Student Services

specialist jobs using languages
Specialist jobs using languages
  • Interpreter
  • Translator

Careers Office

Student Services

job titles directly relevant to
Job titles directly relevant to
  • Commercial Services- Marketing and selling, Purchasing and Buying, Management Consultancy, Conference/Event Organising, Secretarial, Law
  • Financial Services – Accountancy, Banking, Insurance

Careers Office

Student Services

options for languages and business studies
Options for languages and Business Studies

Languages/Business Graduates are eligible to apply for 60% of total jobs advertised.

Careers Office

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options for languages and business studies graduates
Options for Languages and Business Studies graduates

Options are varied. Examples include….

  • Accountancy
  • Administration
  • Advertising
  • Banking
  • Broadcasting
  • Community Work
  • Computing
  • Distribution
  • Financial Management
  • Insurance
  • IT

Careers Office

Student Services

options for languages and business studies graduates1
Options for languagesandBusiness Studies graduates
  • Journalism
  • Legal Work,
  • Leisure
  • Librarianship
  • Marketing
  • Museum Work
  • Personnel
  • Production Management
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing

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Options for Languages and Business Studies Graduates
  • Purchasing
  • Retailing
  • Sales
  • Self Employment
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Uniformed Services

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Student Services

examples of what previous graduates did jobs
Examples of what previous graduates did -- Jobs
  • Office Administrator, Laing O’Rourke, Donegal €25k
  • Trainee Accountant, McDaid and Co, Donegal €25k
  • Trainee Auditor, Office of Controller & Auditor General

€35k

  • Sales Manager, New Look, Galway €25k
  • Clerical Officer, Dept of Justice, Dublin €25k

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examples of what previous graduates did jobs1
Examples of what previous graduates did -- Jobs
  • Research Consultant, Peter Core Recruitment€20k
  • Pensions Consultant, Friends Provident, UK ₤25k
  • Trainee Accountant, Seamus McRory, Donegal€15k
  • Trainee Accountant, IFAC, Raphoe€20k
  • Deputy Manager, LIDL, Antrim ₤35k
  • Office Administrator, J Duffy Freight, Donegal€25

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Student Services

examples of what last years graduates did jobs
Examples of what last years graduates did -- Jobs
  • Research Consultant, Peter Core Recruitment€20k
  • Pensions Consultant, Friends Provident, UK ₤25k
  • Trainee Accountant, Seamus McRory, Donegal€15k
  • Trainee Accountant, IFAC, Raphoe€20k
  • Deputy Manager, LIDL, Antrim ₤35k
  • Office Administrator, J Duffy Freight, Donegal €25

Careers Office

Student Services

examples of what previous graduates did jobs2
Examples of what previous graduates did -- Jobs
  • Customer Service Officer, Ulster Bank, Buncrana €23k
  • QFA, Ulster Bank, Letterkenny €30k
  • Bank Official, Bank of Ireland, Dublin €25k
  • Home Help Co-ordinator, HSE, Ballybofey €30k
  • Credit Controller, Quinn Direct, Cavan €25k
  • Clerical Officer, HSE, Letterkenny €25k

Careers Office

Student Services

researching the above job descriptions
Researching the above job descriptions
  • Check relevant sections of careers resources area in the library. Also check out

www.careerdirections.ie , www.careersportal.ie

www.gradireland.com and www.prospects.ac.uk

  • http://www.languageswork.org.uk/career_choices/job_sectors/event_management.aspx
  • Talk to someone who is doing a job that you like, for example a past student, friend etc.

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how to source company addresses
How to source company addresses.
  • Register with www.gradireland.com
  • Employer Database – list of companies classified by occupation are being made available on Public Drive – Shared Folder.
  • GradIreland Directory is available from the careers office and library.

Careers Office

Student Services

where to look for jobs
Where to look for Jobs
  • Specialist Recruitment Agencies
  • Attending Careers Fairs
  • Contacting companies yourself – the speculative approach.
  • Careersbrief
  • Networking
  • Newspapers

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Student Services

post graduate courses your options
Post Graduate Courses: Your Options
  • Research Degrees:Usually 1-3 years. It is examined by Thesis, and qualification obtained is an MA leading to PhD/D Phil
  • Taught Masters Degrees or Diplomas:Combination of course work and research work. Usually lasts 1 year.
  • Vocational/Conversion Courses: Examples - Teaching Law, Accountancy etc.Check funding situation: Contact college of choice for details of closing dates etc.

Careers Office

Student Services

choosing courses essential reading
Choosing Courses: Essential Reading
  • www.postgradireland.ie – and directory of postgrad courses in Ireland
  • www.prospects.ac.ukUK Courses.
  • Check Sunday newspapers on a regular basis for details of newly approved courses.

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Student Services

thinking of going abroad
Thinking of Going Abroad?

EU Stages Programme - http://ec.europa.eu/stages/information/traineeship_en.htm#Infotab1

  • IBEC Euro Opportunities Scheme driving licence useful!! – www.ibec.ie
  • Leonardo Da Vinci Scheme
  • Class Assistant -
  • JET Programme – teaching in Japan

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Thinking of Going Abroad?
  • TEFL Training
  • Fulbright Scholarships
  • Check the section Work Experience and Internships on www.gradireland.com
  • Information on all of these schemes are available from the careers office

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what next
What Next?
  • Get involved – clubs/societies/voluntary.
  • Checking closing dates for courses/job application deadlines – www.gradireland.com; www.targetjobs.ie, www.milkround.co.uk .
  • Attend Postgradireland Fair in February.

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what next1
What Next?
  • Drawing up CV and letter of application .Careers office can advise on these, and talks will take place.
  • Preparation for Aptitude Tests – www.gradireland.com/careersreport; www.publicjobs.ie, www.shl.com
  • Interview Preparation
  • Check Careers Service facebook page

Careers Office

Student Services

competitions
Competitions

Enterprise Ireland Project

Details from Careers office

Careers Office

Student Services

useful websites marketing
Useful Websites – Marketing
  • Irish Direct Marketing Association (IDMA) http://www.idma.ie/
  • The Marketing Institute http://www.mii.ie/
  • Career Directions: Executive
  • The Marketing Society (UK)http://www.marketing-society.org.uk/Pages/default.aspx
  • ESOMAR World Association of Research Professionalshttp://www.esomar.org/

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contact details
Contact Details

Catherine Lyster

Careers Officer

LYIT

An Dánlann

Tel: 0749186812

Email: [email protected]

Contact Hours : 9.30 – 12.30 Quick query session

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Student Services

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