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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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Furniture Maker
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Furniture Maker

Alan Meredith - Furniture Maker How did you become interested in your career? From a young age I had a desire to make things from all sorts of materials. Over the years wood became my material of choice. The disciplines of woodturning and furniture making traditionally use solid wood and so

Industrial Designer
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Industrial Designer

Leon Butler How did you become interested in your career? I’ve always been kind of stuck at a bridge between art and technology and wanted something that would encompass both. I loved drawing but I was also into building computers and so Industrial Design, which I studied as

Clay Artist
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Clay Artist

Sara Flynn How did you become interested in your career? I did a foundation course in Cork in 1988 with the intention of going on to study Painting. One of the materials we were able to experiment on the course was Clay - I loved it immediately and my direction changed

Glass Artist
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Glass Artist

GLASS: Scott Benefield; artist I've always seen my work as an extension of an historical narrative that is about the material. It exists in relation to the long history of glass objects and embraces the techniques and traditions that enliven that history. The feeling of connection to past practice

Fisheries Scientist
Posted by Marine Institute

Fisheries Scientist

Fisheries scientist at the Marine Institute, Jennifer Doyle has been surveying Nephrops norvegicus  stocks, commonly known as the Dublin Bay prawn, for almost 20 years. Growing up close to the River Boyne in Co Meath, Jennifer says she was always spending time outdoors and by the water. “I

Phytoplankton Analyst
Posted by Marine Institute

Phytoplankton Analyst

Paula Hynes is a Phytoplankton Analyst at the Marine Institute, monitoring the presence and impact of harmful phytoplankton species year round. Paula says she always enjoyed learning science at school which led her to study biology at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT). “While I was studying, I

Cullen Fellowship at the Marine Institute
Posted by Marine Institute

Cullen Fellowship at the Marine Institute

Cullen Fellowship research on oceanographic modelling of Nephrops populations around Ireland Ryan McGeady is a PhD student at NUI Galway (Zoology/School of Natural Sciences) and a Cullen Fellow at the Marine Institute. His research topic is on oceanographic modelling of Nephrops populations around Ireland. Nephrops, also known as Dublin

What Can I do with a Degree in Engineering?
Posted by CareersPortal

What Can I do with a Degree in Engineering?

Engineers design and innovate. They take ideas and make them a reality. Engineers face a problem, work through ideas and then come up with an innovative solution. Science gives us an understanding of the world but engineers take this knowledge and bring it to life. Their work spans across a


Agriculture, Animals & Food

Fisheries Scientist
Posted by Marine Institute

Fisheries Scientist

Phytoplankton Analyst
Posted by Marine Institute

Phytoplankton Analyst

Cullen Fellowship at the Marine Institute
Posted by Marine Institute

Cullen Fellowship at the Marine Institute

Science, Engineering & Construction

What Can I do with a Degree in Engineering?
Posted by CareersPortal

What Can I do with a Degree in Engineering?

Why I became an engineer: Elaine Clarke of Jacobs
Posted by CareersPortal

Why I became an engineer: Elaine Clarke of Jacobs

Examining Medical Device Design
Posted by National College of Art and Design - NCAD

Examining Medical Device Design

Medical, Wellbeing & Sport

Public Health Nurse - Michael Power
Posted by Health Service Executive

Public Health Nurse - Michael Power

The use of STEM in Sport Science
Posted by Dublin City University

The use of STEM in Sport Science

Siobhan O'Connor - Researcher in Health Formatics
Posted by CareersPortal

Siobhan O'Connor - Researcher in Health Formatics

Creative Arts, Fashion & Media

Jewellery Designer
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Jewellery Designer

Fashion Designer
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Fashion Designer

Furniture Maker
Posted by Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Furniture Maker

Government, Law & Education

A Career in Law
Posted by CareersPortal

A Career in Law

5 Tips for 6th Years to Get Ahead over the Christmas Holidays
Posted by CareersPortal

5 Tips for 6th Years to Get Ahead over the Christmas Holidays

6 Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language
Posted by CareersPortal

6 Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language

Accountancy, Finance & Insurance

A day in the life of a Client Account Executive
Posted by Insurance

A day in the life of a Client Account Executive

What does a Claims Handler actually do?
Posted by CareersPortal

What does a Claims Handler actually do?

What does an underwriter actually do?
Posted by Insurance

What does an underwriter actually do?