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.

We asked Aidan Maher from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:

Aidan Maher

Site Manager - Grad Entry

Construction Industry Federation

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Aidan Maher
Try gain experience in some area of construction if possible to see if it’s for you. If you’re interested in a 9-5 job this is not for you!

If you like meeting with new people each day and dealing with issues which they may have regarding the project this is a good job for you. If you like to take charge of situations then this is also a good role for you to take on.

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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CIT Popular Music, Theatre & Drama and BMus Entrance Test Dates (3 days)


Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


The CIT School of Music entrance test dates for next year are as follows:
BA In Popular Music CR125, CR126, CR127, CR128, CR129: 
12 – 14 April

BA in Theatre & Drama Studies CR700: 
13-14 April

BMus Hons Degree Course CR121: 
Saturday, 14 April

The Open Day for full-time students is due to take place on Saturday 18 November at Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork – please note this date is provisional at present.

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