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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 sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

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The Politicians Office

The Politicians Office

Working for a politician means working in an unorthodox workplace. As they are often small workplaces, you will need to undertake a variety or roles, acting as an advisor, a personal assistant, a researcher or a speechwriter as necessary. Due to the nature of the work, hours will be long, with work carrying on into the evening depending on the demands of events you must attend or the times at which important Dáil sessions occur.

Managing relationships is very important; any politician's assistant will have a very close working relationship with their employer. Networking with members of your party, like-minded politicians and other political staff is important to achieving your offices goals.

This is not a field to enter for those seeking secure, long term employment. Your position will be dependent on the outcomes of elections, but the demands of the workplace will set you up well for the job market. With a proven skillset and willingness to take on difficult work. Most who enter the field do so not because they’re looking for job security, instead they are motivated by an obsession with politics and belief in the ability of politicians to do good.

Occupations in The Politicians Office
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Constituency Worker
Works on behalf of a political representative, liaises between representative and constituents and their communities on day to day issues.
Clerical Assistant

Clerical assistants are responsible for filing, dealing with correspondence, maintaining data using computer or manual systems, and other general office duties.

Political Researcher

Political researchers carry out research for Members of the Dail (TDs), political parties or research institutions.


Democratically elected by the public to represent the views, concerns and ideas of the members of a constituency.

Sociologist / Social Researcher

Studies human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organisations.