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 Brian O'Connor from Smart Futures to give some advice for people considering this job:

Brian O'Connor

Analytical Chemist

Smart Futures

Read more

Brian O'Connor
Science is a fascinating subject and you truly have to immerse yourself in it. When you do the rewards are fantastic. It is of course a tough subject but once complete you learn how to solve many problems yourself.
Close

Investigative?
Investigative
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Ballyhaise Agricultural College
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Kildalton Agricultural & Horticultural College
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Smart Futures - Career Videos

<
Back
Smart Futures 

Smart Futures


News and Alerts...
 
Career Articles

Interviews & Videos
Meet the People Who Make the Technology You Use
Part One

Part One
Meet the People Who Make the Technology You Use
Part Two

Part Two
Software Engineer
Karl Stanley

Karl Stanley
Teen Vs.Tech
#TechTeamTour

#TechTeamTour
Contact Details

Part Two, Meet the People Who Make the Technology You Use

Who makes the technology you use? What do people in technology do? What motivated them to choose their job? In this video you will meet people who work in the exciting technology industry in Ireland. Between them, our guest speakers are Software Engineers, Product Managers, UX/UI Designers, iOS App Developers and more! You’ll hear from Sona and Mike from Tapadoo, Claire, Maria and Daniel from Udemy.com and Louise and Nelson from Altify.