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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Learn about the Naval Service – look at the website, visit a ship alongside a port when they are open to the public, talk to any friends/family in the Naval Service, ring the Recruiting Office.
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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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David Crowe is currently Administrative Officer for the Department of An Taoiseach. He graduated from NUIG with a degree in corporate law. His duties include preparing answers for parliamentary questions and writing speeches for An Taoiseach. David found a career in the civil service appealing as it enabled career progression.

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