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 Joseph Conboy from Irish Tax Institute to give some advice for people considering this job:


Joseph Conboy

Associate Director

Irish Tax Institute

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  Joseph Conboy
If you are looking for a career that keeps you always challenged and interested, then you really should consider a career in tax! The fact that tax is constantly changing helps keep it interesting. Every year we have a new Budget/Finance Act which introduces new tax law that we have to get on top off. So it means we are constantly learning and need to be up to date with changes as quickly as possible – that’s what our clients expect of us.

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.
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Free Engineering Talks for Schools

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Free Engineering Talks for Schools

Monday, September 21, 2015 

Free Engineering Talks for Schools

Teachers and Guidance Counsellors – do you want your students to learn more about exciting career opportunities in the world of engineering?

REGISTER NOW to request a free school visit from a local volunteer working in engineering.

The Engineers Ireland STEPS programme, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, is offering engineering talks to schools across the country under Smart Futures, a government-industry-education programme promoting STEM careers.

3 steps to requesting a school visit from an engineer:

  • Once approved you will receive login details and instructions by email for the new SmartSTEPS online booking system.
  • Log in to SmartSTEPS to request a free school visit

Inspire young people with STEM role models and meet real engineers – register now.