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 Dr Jan Steiner from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Dr Jan Steiner

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Health Service Executive

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Try and get as much practical experience before entering the job as possible.
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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 clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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Primary School Teacher
Brian Cadigan

Brian Cadigan
Teacher - Special Needs
Padraig Parle

Padraig Parle
Secondary School Teacher
Mary Joyce

Mary Joyce
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Brian Howard

Brian Howard
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Deirdre Sayers

Deirdre Sayers
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Paul Galvan

Paul Galvan
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Paul Meany

Paul Meany
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Aoife Mc Dermott

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Mary Joyce, Secondary School Teacher

Mary Joyce is a Secondary School Teacher of Geography and PE and works in Patrician Secondary School in Newbridge, Co Kildare.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Geography from the University of Limerick and also qualified as a Fitness Instructor under the NCEF.

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