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Industrial Pharmacist - Rachel Bennett
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Industrial Pharmacist - Rachel Bennett

Rachel Bennett is an Industrial Pharmacist with Abbvie. She works with a team responsible for making chemicals safely, and in a manner that meets

Process Development Engineer - Laura Finnegan
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Process Development Engineer - Laura Finnegan

Laura Finnegan is a Process Development Engineer. She studied a Bsc Hons in Chemistry from UCD and an Msc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering

Environmental Scientist  - Cecilia Fenech
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Environmental Scientist - Cecilia Fenech

Cecilia Fenech works as an environmental researcher. Her main responsibility is to conduct research on identifying the sources of nitrate pollution in our rivers

Manufacturing Process Specialist - Gillian Morgan
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Manufacturing Process Specialist - Gillian Morgan

Gillian Morgan is a manufacturing process specialist. Her job involves working on projects that better facilitate production of commercial drugs

Space Scientist - David McKeown
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Space Scientist - David McKeown

David McKeown is a space scientist with the European Space Agency. David also lectures on the Space Science and Technology Masters at University

Physics Lecturer - Shane Bergin
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Physics Lecturer - Shane Bergin

Shane Bergin is a physics lecturer in Trinity College Dublin. He studied Advanced Materials (now Nanoscience) at Trinity College Dublin and then completed a PhD

Research Fellow in Computational Physics - Nuala Caffrey
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Research Fellow in Computational Physics - Nuala Caffrey

Nuala Caffrey is a research fellow in Computational Physics. Nuala's work involves investigating how useful certain materials could be for applications in the energy

Renewable Energy Engineering - Shane McDonagh
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Renewable Energy Engineering - Shane McDonagh

Shane McDonagh is a Phd Researcher working in the area of renewable energy engineering. Shane uses computer programmes to analyse data and look for patterns

Ecologist (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Damien Haberlin
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Ecologist (Post-Doctoral Researcher) - Damien Haberlin

Damien Haberlin is a Phd researcher working in Ecology. His job can involve long days in a boat or in a lab so it's

Manufacturing Specialist - Oz Ilbrahmi
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Manufacturing Specialist - Oz Ilbrahmi

Oz Ilbrahmi works as a CEO and Manufacturing Specialist. The inventing process and problem-solving are key things that Oz finds stimulating about his work

PHD Student RCSI - Kelvin E Lau How
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PHD Student RCSI - Kelvin E Lau How

Kelvin E Lau How is a PHD Student in RCSI. His current study involves the study of RNA editing in the brain. 

Product Engineer - Xiaona Hou
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Product Engineer - Xiaona Hou

Xiaona Hou is a Product Engineer. She is responsible for supporting R&D work in the Diabetes Care business unit at MD Medical. 

Senior Systems Verification & Validation Scientist  - Patricia Cleary
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Senior Systems Verification & Validation Scientist - Patricia Cleary

Patricia Cleary is a Senior Systems Verification & Validation Scientist. Her job focuses on testing new instruments that will be used by hospital labs to

Validation Engineer - Niamh Yates
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Validation Engineer - Niamh Yates

Site Training & Learning Head - Mark Meehan
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Site Training & Learning Head - Mark Meehan

Structural Engineer - Shauna Hurley
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Structural Engineer - Shauna Hurley

Shauna Hurley is a structural engineer. Her job involves analysing building stability and designing structural elements such as floors, beams and columns, ensuring structures are

Systems Engineer  - Lynda O'Leary
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Systems Engineer - Lynda O'Leary

Lydia O'Leary is a computer systems engineer. Her job involves providing infrastructure support, configuration management and troubleshooting

Software Engineer - Claire Purcell
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Software Engineer - Claire Purcell

Claire Purcell is a software engineering intern. Her job involves writing and debugging code, as part of software development projects

Data Scientist - Catherine Ahearn
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Data Scientist - Catherine Ahearn

Catherine Ahearn is a Data Scientist. Her job involves researching various mathematical and machine learning techniques, and writing code to create predictive models using large

Forestry  Inspectorate - Seamus Dunne
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forestry Inspectorate - Seamus Dunne

Seamus Dunne is responsible for managing the Forestry Inspectorate in the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

Managing Director of Forestry - Daragh Little
Forestry Careers Ireland

Managing Director of Forestry - Daragh Little

Darragh Little is Managing Director of forestry for Veon Limited.  In his role he is responsible for forestry policy and Strategy and Research and

Forestry Professional - Ciaran Walsh
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forestry Professional - Ciaran Walsh

Ciaran Walsh works in the Forestry sector where his job involves administering grant applications for woodland creation schemes, approving felling licence applications, and giving general

Forest Inspector - Robert Windle
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forest Inspector - Robert Windle

Robert Whindle is a Forest Inspector for the Forest Service. Robert's job enables him to travel around Ireland for half of his working week

Forester - Peter Whooley
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forester - Peter Whooley

Resource Manager - Kevin Power
Forestry Careers Ireland

Resource Manager - Kevin Power

Kevin Power works as a Resource Manager for Coillte. Kevin returned to education in his mid twenties to study Forestry at WIT

Forest Manager - Niall O'Neill
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Forest Manager - Niall O'Neill

Niall O’Neill is a Forest Manager for GreenBelt Ltd. Niall manages a large portfolio of forestry, owned by a diverse spectrum of landowners

Forest Technician - Colm Lyons
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forest Technician - Colm Lyons

Colm Lyons works as a Forest Technician with Coillte. He is responsible for the effective delivery of the Business Area Unit forest maintenance, tending and

Project Manager - John Liston
Forestry Careers Ireland

Project Manager - John Liston

John Liston is a Project Manager with Treemetrics Ltd. The work placement John undertook in his degree has proved very important for his job now

Forester - Tony Lenighan
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forester - Tony Lenighan

Tony Lenighan works as a Forester with Western Forestry Co-operative Society Ltd. Tony decided to follow in his father's footsteps as he also

Timber Purchaser - John Kelly
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Timber Purchaser - John Kelly

John Kelly works as a Timber Purchaser for Laois Sawmills. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and an Honours Degree in Land Management

Forest Management Planner - Claire Howlin
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forest Management Planner - Claire Howlin

Claire Howlin is a Forest Management Planner at Forestry Services Limited

Forestry Inspector - Luke Heffernan
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forestry Inspector - Luke Heffernan

Luke Heffernan works as a Forestry Inspector with the Forest Service. Lukes job is quite varied and involves carrying out forest site inspections and documentation

Harvesting Manager  - Jamie Hawan
Forestry Careers Ireland

Harvesting Manager - Jamie Hawan

Jamie Hawan is Harvesting Manager at Coillte. Jamie previously worked in the bank but decided on a career change and returned to college to complete

Technical Support Forester  - Emily Costello
Forestry Careers Ireland

Technical Support Forester - Emily Costello

Emily Costello works as a Technical Support Forester at Veon Ltd. Emily's main role in the company is to build a database of all

Forester - Linda Coghlan
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forester - Linda Coghlan

Linda Coghlan works as a Forester with The Forestry Company. Her job includes mapping; felling licence applications; reporting and management plans

Sales Director - Joe Codd
Forestry Careers Ireland

Sales Director - Joe Codd

Joe Codd is Sales Director at Ireland's leading Forestry Company Veon Ltd. Joe is responsible for forest portfolio acquisitions in Ireland and the UK

Forest Researcher - Enda Coates
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forest Researcher - Enda Coates

Enda Coates is a Contract Forest Researcher at Waterford Institute of Technology. Enda got involved in research during his undergraduate degree which sparked his

Regional Forester - Mark Clery
Forestry Careers Ireland

Regional Forester - Mark Clery

Mark Clery works as a Regional Forester for SWS Forestry Services Ltd. Mark feels that the business and forestry modules on his course at WIT

Forest Resource Manager - Stacey Bradley
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forest Resource Manager - Stacey Bradley

Stacey Bradley is employed as a Forest Resource Manager with Irish Forestry Unit Trust (IForUT). Stacey studied Forestry in Waterford Institute of Technology and progressed

Forestry Lecturer - Adriene Booth
Forestry Careers Ireland

Forestry Lecturer - Adriene Booth

Adriene works as a lecturer on the Bachelor of Science in Forestry at Waterford Institute of Technology and also as a manager of Lismore Estate

Fish Farm Manager - Hugh Heraghty
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Fish Farm Manager - Hugh Heraghty

Hugh Heraghty is Site Manager for Marine Havest's Organic Salmon Fish Farm in Co. Galway. Some key responsibilties of his job include ensuring

Mechatronic Engineer  - Elva Bannon
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Mechatronic Engineer - Elva Bannon

Elva talks here about her role as a Mechatronic Engineer at ocean energy company Wavebob

Science Teacher - Cian O'Mahony
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Science Teacher - Cian O'Mahony

Cian O’Mahony is a science teacher based in Cork. Here he talks about how he chose his career and what his job is

Amateur Astronomer - Deirdre Kelleghan
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Amateur Astronomer - Deirdre Kelleghan

Deirdre Kelleghan is an artist, amateur astronomer, informal educator and writer. Here she talks about how she chose her career, what her job is like

Farmer - Dairy - Bryan Daniels
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Farmer - Dairy - Bryan Daniels

After completing his Leaving Cert in Kilkenny College, Bryan went to Kildalton College to achieve an Certificate in Agriculture, and subsequently a Certificate in Farming

Ships Engineer - Brendan Cavanagh
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Ships Engineer - Brendan Cavanagh

Brendan is currently a second engineer operating out of Killybegs in Donegal. He completed his Leaving Cert in Carndonagh Community School in 2001. He has

Design Engineer - Sinead Kenny
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Design Engineer - Sinead Kenny

Sinead Kenny works with Creganna in Galway as a Design Engineer in the Medical Device Sector. She did a degree in Material Science from

Analytical Chemist - Brian O'Connor
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Analytical Chemist - Brian O'Connor

Brian O'Connor works as an Analytical Chemist for Wyeth.  He joined the company as an Analyist working in the lab and has since

Electronic Engineer - Shane Callanan
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Electronic Engineer - Shane Callanan

Shane Callanan works as an Electronic Engineer with Excelsys Technologies. He heads up the  Applications Engineering group and specialises in the area of power

Manufacturing Engineer - Lynsey Gargan
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Manufacturing Engineer - Lynsey Gargan

After her Leaving Cert, Lynsey chose to do a Mechanical Engineering course in DIT. She had taken work experience in IBM during the summer months