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Transition Year

During TY, and over the next few years, you will gain experiences that will shape your career direction. You will have to choose what to study for the Leaving Cert, and at what level. You will then have to choose whether to continue your education after school or not, and what to study if you do. Everybody will make choices based on their circumstances, the opportunities that present themselves, their ambition and their goals.

We ask all the people we interview on this site what were the main career decisions they took in their career so far. Read their stories below to become familiar with the real issues faced by ordinary people around Ireland, so that you will be prepared for the decisions that you, too, will have to make some day!

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Tommy
Accountancy Team - Tommy
Mark Kehoe
Assistant Principal - Civil Service - Mark Kehoe
Frank Morrison
Recruitment Manager - Frank Morrison
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What Career Type are you?

Creative?

Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

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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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.

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