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 John Smith from Intel to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

John Smith

Engineer - Process

Intel

Read more...

  John Smith
On a personal level you need to be a good team player, good communicator and organised. From a technical viewpoint a background in physical sciences or engineering is essential. A PhD in semiconductor related field would prove extremely beneficial. The opportunities are vast within a company the size of Intel so you do have the option to change career direction if needed.
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.
Career Interviews
Career Sectors
College Videos
Undergraduate Courses
Leaving Cert Subjects
Study Skills
Other
   
CV & Interview Preparation
School Work Experience
What employers want

Course Search

Title

  College

Ask the Experts
Health Service Executive
Health Service Executive
Irish Tax Institute
97% of AITI's Charted Tax advisers qualifying in the last 4 years are successfully employed in Ireland and international cities form New York to Hong Kong and from London to Sydney.
go image tiny
Go to Search All Courses
Go to Search All Courses
Employer Profiles
ESB
ESB
AITI Chartered Tax Adviser
"<p>One of the aspects of a career in tax is that it is so varied - different clients with varied problems in a world that is constantly changing</p>"
go image tiny