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 Chloe Kinsella from ESB to give some advice for people considering this job:


Chloe Kinsella

Engineer - Carbon


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  Chloe Kinsella

People working as carbon specialist come from many different backgrounds. In fact one of my former colleagues came from a genetics background, while the others were from an engineering background.

In Ireland at the moment it is quite hard to get into the carbon space so you may have to go abroad for training.

To pursue a career in engineering it is important to have a strong technical background.


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.
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Free programme of Start Your Own Business lectures

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Free programme of Start Your Own Business lectures

Thursday, October 08, 2015 

Free programme of Start Your Own Business lectures

The Start Your Own Business Programme, Autumn 2015 will be held over the next 3 weeks.

The programme is being organised by the Central Library in conjunction with LEO (Local Enterprise Office) and QED Training.

Each Lecture/ Talk focuses on different aspects of starting a business.

The Workshop / Talk, Thursday 8th October is "Market Research Skills - What you Need to do to be Successful" with Dermot Day, QED Training and runs from 6.30pm - 8.00pm.

Guided tours of the services and resources are also available from 6.00pm - 6.30pm each Thursday evening prior to the lectures commencing.

Places may be reserved for these lectures / talks by booking:

Online: click here 

By telephone: 01 873 3996

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The CareersPortal Team