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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.

Career & Apprenticeship News

Aer Lingus Future Pilot Programme applications now open
Aer Lingus Future Pilot Programme applications now open
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Studying Medicine: Alternative Routes
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Trinity College's AMBER Centre Announces 350 jobs
Trinity College's AMBER Centre Announces 350 jobs
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7 days until CAO Change of Mind closes
7 days until CAO Change of Mind closes
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New Language Filter for CourseFinder
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Aer Lingus Future Pilot Programme applications now open
Aer Lingus Future Pilot Programme applications now open
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160 places available on Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Programme
160 places available on Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Programme
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All you need to know about the CAO Change of Mind facility
All you need to know about the CAO Change of Mind facility
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Employers recruiting for Logistics Associate Apprentices
Employers recruiting for Logistics Associate Apprentices
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Minister Announces €7.5 million funding for apprenticeship programmes
Minister Announces €7.5 million funding for apprenticeship programmes
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Future Opportunities in Irish BioPharmaChem Industry
Future Opportunities in Irish BioPharmaChem Industry
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Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Open Days
Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Open Days
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College News

Dublin City University - DCU
The Skills needed for the 21st Century Workplace
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Pulse College
Pulse College New Springboard+ in Animation 2019
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TU Dublin - Dublin City
Careers and Options in combating Climate Change at TU Dublin
Posted by TU Dublin - Dublin City
TU Dublin - Dublin City
Research shows students can save up to €378 a month by choosing to live with a host family
Posted by TU Dublin - Dublin City
Dublin City University - DCU
DCU and FutureLearn announce new scholarships to mark World Refugee Day
Posted by Dublin City University - DCU

Career Articles

Why I became an engineer: Elaine Clarke of Jacobs
Why I became an engineer: Elaine Clarke of Jacobs
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Faces of the Sea Patricia Wilson, Fish Health Unit
Faces of the Sea Patricia Wilson, Fish Health Unit
Posted by Marine Institute
Career Profile – Automotive Technician
Career Profile – Automotive Technician
Posted by SIMI
A Career in Law
A Career in Law
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Examining Medical Device Design
Examining Medical Device Design
Posted by National College of Art and Design - NCAD

Career Events

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Creative Arts Summer School
Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire
June
27
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CAO Clinics
Institute of Technology Sligo
June
27
9:00 AM
CAO Q&A Live Event
University of Limerick
June
27
9:00 AM
Computer Science Summer School
NUI Galway

Videos

Compilation Video - Garda Careers
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Compilation Video - Garda Careers

Ann-Marie McMahon - Diversity in An Garda Siochana
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Ann-Marie McMahon - Diversity in An Garda Siochana

Garda Trainee - A Day in the Life
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Garda Trainee - A Day in the Life

Defence Forces - Recruitment Campaign
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Defence Forces - Recruitment Campaign

Dave McInerney - Garda
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Dave McInerney - Garda

Alan Browne - Garda
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Alan Browne - Garda

Career Interviews

Ross O'Brien
Ross O'Brien, Graduate Recruitment Team Lead

Emmet Tobin
Emmet Tobin, Validation Engineer

Stephen Crowley
Stephen Crowley, Technical Training Lead

Rachel Bennett
Rachel Bennett, Industrial Pharmacist

Rachel Bennett is an Industrial Pharmacist with Abbvie. She works with a team responsible for making chemicals safely, and in a manner that meets all quality standards. 

Laura Finnegan
Laura Finnegan, Process Development Engineer

Laura Finnegan is a Process Development Engineer. She studied a Bsc Hons in Chemistry from UCD and an Msc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering from Imperial College London. 

Cecilia Fenech
Cecilia Fenech, Environmental Scientist

Cecilia Fenech works as an environmental researcher. Her main responsibility is to conduct research on identifying the sources of nitrate pollution in our rivers.