Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

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I guess I would tell anyone considering this job that they need to be able to multi task, have good people and communication skills and be prepared to work hard.
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Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
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Posted / Updated on: September 19, 2017

 


LIT Undergraduate Prospectus 2018

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Posted / Updated on: September 19, 2017

 


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MIC Undergraduate Prospectus 2018/19

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Posted / Updated on: September 8, 2017

 


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Posted / Updated on: August 17, 2017

 


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Posted / Updated on: August 17, 2017

 


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Posted / Updated on: August 16, 2017

 


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Dublin City University - DCU

 

Posted / Updated on: August 16, 2017

 


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Castlebar College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 16, 2017

 


PLC Vacancies - Apply Online Now

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Posted / Updated on: August 15, 2017

 


Online Applications Open

Galway Technical Institute

 

Posted / Updated on: August 15, 2017

 


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Crumlin College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 15, 2017

 


Limited Vacancies on Full Time Programmes

Limerick College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 15, 2017

 


Course Vacancies for September 2017

Ballsbridge College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 15, 2017

 


Live Online Chat

Galway-Mayo IT - GMIT

 

Posted / Updated on: August 15, 2017

 


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IT Sligo

 

Posted / Updated on: September 11, 2017

 


New course open for applications in Construction Economics

IT Sligo

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Posted / Updated on: August 14, 2017

 


NEW Digital Marketing Courses

IT Tallaght

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Posted / Updated on: August 14, 2017

 


Free Vocational Courses

Cavan Monaghan ETB Training Services

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Posted / Updated on: August 14, 2017

 


Traineeship in OEM Engineering

Cavan Monaghan ETB Training Services

  Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing

Posted / Updated on: August 14, 2017

 


Course Vacancies for September

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

 

Posted / Updated on: August 11, 2017

 


Places available on our Healthcare PLC Courses

Kinsale College

  Social & Caring

Posted / Updated on: August 11, 2017

 


Apply Now to study Horticulture at DCFE

Dunboyne College of Further Education

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Posted / Updated on: August 11, 2017

 


Apply online - Interviews 1st September

Dunboyne College of Further Education

  Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food

Posted / Updated on: August 9, 2017

 


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North Kerry College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 8, 2017

 


Places Still Available for September

Pearse College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 8, 2017

 


Radio and Safety Training July and September 2017

National Fisheries College of Ireland

  Education Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food Maritime, Fishing & Aquaculture

Posted / Updated on: July 21, 2017

 


NEW Video - The alternative routes to studying at UCD

University College Dublin - UCD

 

Posted / Updated on: July 13, 2017

 


Planning Permission Granted for €14 million Coonagh Campus development

Limerick IT - LIT

 

Posted / Updated on: July 12, 2017

 


Places still available - Apply Now

Castlebar College of Further Education

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Posted / Updated on: August 14, 2017

 


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Blackrock Further Education Institute

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Posted / Updated on: July 6, 2017

 


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Blackrock Further Education Institute

 

Posted / Updated on: July 6, 2017

 


Key Dates for Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Cavan Monaghan ETB Training Services

 

Posted / Updated on: July 5, 2017

 


2017 Course Listing - Apply Now

Kerry College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: June 29, 2017

 


Exciting and Progressive Nursing Studies Course

North Kerry College of Further Education

  Medical & Healthcare

Posted / Updated on: June 28, 2017

 


Are you Interested in a Career in Photography?

North Kerry College of Further Education

  Art, Craft & Design Media & Publishing

Posted / Updated on: June 28, 2017

 


Hospitality Traineeship Open for Applications

Cavan Monaghan ETB Training Services

  Tourism & Hospitality

Posted / Updated on: August 14, 2017

 


NEW Videos: Bachelor of Arts at MIC

Mary Immaculate College

 

Posted / Updated on: June 22, 2017

 


Top 6 Reasons to Study at IT Sligo

IT Sligo

 

Posted / Updated on: June 14, 2017

 


Sports Studies and Exercise Science Level 5 Course

Castlebar College of Further Education

  Leisure, Sport & Fitness

Posted / Updated on: June 14, 2017

 


CAO - Why Think DkIT?

Dundalk IT - DKIT

 

Posted / Updated on: June 9, 2017

 


AIT the lead provider in new 3 year polymer apprenticeship

Athlone IT - AIT

  MedTech & Biochemical Engineering

Posted / Updated on: June 9, 2017

 


Apply Now to study Horticulture at TCFE

Templemore College of Further Education

  Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food

Posted / Updated on: June 7, 2017

 


New Video: TCFE Student Testimonial

Templemore College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: June 7, 2017

 


Exciting Partnership Launches New Restaurant Operations Qualification

Templemore College of Further Education

  Tourism & Hospitality

Posted / Updated on: June 7, 2017

 


New Video: NCAD Fashion 2017

National College of Art and Design - NCAD

  Art, Craft & Design

Posted / Updated on: June 7, 2017

 


IT Sligo to launch app for incoming students

IT Sligo

 

Posted / Updated on: June 7, 2017

 


Book a Campus Tour

IT Sligo

 

Posted / Updated on: June 7, 2017

 


Apply Online for September

Plunket College

 

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


New Courses for September 2017

Pearse College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: August 8, 2017

 


Apply Now for September 2017

Kerry College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


New Course: English as a Second Language for International Students & IT

Kinsale College

  Classic Arts, Languages & Culture

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


Course Vacancies for September

Inchicore College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


Introduction to Acting Short Course

The Lir Academy

  Entertainment & Performing Arts

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


CAO Change of Mind

Galway-Mayo IT - GMIT

 

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


Part Time Courses for 2017

Dundalk IT - DKIT

 

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


New Video: DIT School of Media Undergraduate Courses

Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT

  Media & Publishing

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


100% Graduate employment

Galway-Mayo IT - GMIT

 

Posted / Updated on: June 2, 2017

 


LSAD Graduate Show 2017

Limerick IT - LIT

  Art, Craft & Design

Posted / Updated on: June 2, 2017

 


Exciting developments at MIC

Mary Immaculate College

 

Posted / Updated on: June 2, 2017

 


2018 Portfolio Guidelines

National College of Art and Design - NCAD

  Art, Craft & Design Education Media & Publishing

Posted / Updated on: June 1, 2017

 


Applications Open for 2017

Castlebar College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: May 31, 2017

 


PLC Interview Dates

O'Fiaich Institute

 

Posted / Updated on: May 26, 2017

 


New Courses for September 2017

O'Fiaich Institute

 

Posted / Updated on: May 25, 2017

 


Traineeships and Full Time Programmes to Kick Start your Career

Cavan Monaghan ETB Training Services

 

Posted / Updated on: May 24, 2017

 


Now Enrolling for September 2017

Kinsale College

 

Posted / Updated on: May 24, 2017

 


Culinary Arts Students End of Year Showcase

Crumlin College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: May 23, 2017

 


Applications Now Open for September 2017

Sligo College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: May 23, 2017

 


Are you Interested in a Career in Food Science and Nutrition?

Sligo College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: May 23, 2017

 


Apply Online for September

Drogheda Institute of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: June 6, 2017

 


Art Summer School 2017

Cork Institute of Technology - CIT

  Art, Craft & Design

Posted / Updated on: May 23, 2017

 


Creative Culinary Arts Summer Academy

IT Tallaght

  Tourism & Hospitality

Posted / Updated on: May 22, 2017

 


New Progression Route to NCI available

Pearse College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: May 22, 2017

 


New Courses for September 2017

Inchicore College of Further Education

 

Posted / Updated on: May 22, 2017

 


New Course - Equine Business and Horsemanship

Dunboyne College of Further Education

  Animals & Veterinary Science

Posted / Updated on: June 1, 2017

 


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