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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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Graduate Recruitment Team Lead - Ross O'Brien
AIB

Graduate Recruitment Team Lead - Ross O'Brien

Industrial Pharmacist - Rachel Bennett
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

Validation Engineer - Niamh Yates

Site Training & Learning Head - Mark Meehan
Smart Futures

Site Training & Learning Head - Mark Meehan

Structural Engineer - Shauna Hurley
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice - Paddy Power
Insurance

Insurance Practitioner Apprentice - Paddy Power

Paddy Power, an apprentice with Wright Insurance Brokers speaks about his experience of working while earning an insurance degree. After fifteen years in the hospitality

Customer Care Manager - Nicole Feighery
Insurance

Customer Care Manager - Nicole Feighery

Nicole Feighery is a Customer Care Manager at Chill Insurance. Nicole graduated from TCD with a degree in Natural Science. Throughout her time working

Insurance Administrator - Kevin Moran
Insurance

Insurance Administrator - Kevin Moran

Kevin Moran is a Life and Pensions Administrator with Cornmarket Group Financial Services. Kevin graduated from NUIG with a degree in Public and Social Policy

Associate Director - Karl Curran
Insurance

Associate Director - Karl Curran

Karl Curran is an Assosiate Director at Aon Insurance. He completed a two year diploma in Business Studies at DIT after which he was offered

Finance Operations - Sarah Tenanty
Insurance

Finance Operations - Sarah Tenanty

Sarah Tenanty Is the Financial Operations Lead for Zurich General Insurance in Ireland. Sarah entered the world of work after completing year one of a

Fish Farm Manager - Hugh Heraghty
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

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

Senior Tax Manager - Sinead Lew
Irish Tax Institute

Senior Tax Manager - Sinead Lew

Sinead Lew works as a Tax Manager in the Domestic & International Outbound Market group in PwC. She completed a Degree in Accounting and HR

Tax Consultant - Lorcan Kelly
Irish Tax Institute

Tax Consultant - Lorcan Kelly

Lorcan Kelly is a Tax Consultant with Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard. He studied Commerce and French in NUIG and also completed a Masters in Accounting

Administrative Officer - Edel Butler
Irish Tax Institute

Administrative Officer - Edel Butler

Edel Butler is an Administrative Officer with the Revenue Commissioners. Currently she works as a technical expert within the Audit team. Edel holds a Degree

Senior Associate Solicitor - Caroline Austin
Irish Tax Institute

Senior Associate Solicitor - Caroline Austin

Caroline Austin works as a Senior Associate Solicitor with Matheson. Her role involves advising on tax planning and corporate restructuring at a national and international

Tax Manager - Anna Holohan
Irish Tax Institute

Tax Manager - Anna Holohan

Anna Holohan works in the Corporate Tax department of Deloitte as a Tax Trainee. She holds a Business and Law Degree from UCD, along with

Mechatronic Engineer  - Elva Bannon
Smart Futures

Mechatronic Engineer - Elva Bannon

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

Science Teacher - Cian O'Mahony
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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

Ships Engineer - Brendan Cavanagh
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

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
Smart Futures

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
Smart Futures

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

Chartered Accountant - Ruth Byrne
Chartered Accountants Ireland

Chartered Accountant - Ruth Byrne

Ruth works as a Chartered Accountant and has recently been made a Partner with Bluett Conran & Co. She completed a primary degree in European

Electronic Engineer - Shane Callanan
Smart Futures

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

Auditor - Claire Hanrahan
CRH plc

Auditor - Claire Hanrahan

Claire works as an Internal Auditor for CRH Group. She completed a Bachelor of Business Studies in University of Limerick and went on to do

Manufacturing Engineer - Lynsey Gargan
Smart Futures

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

Civil Engineer - Maria O'Neill
Smart Futures

Civil Engineer - Maria O'Neill

Maria works as an Assistant Resident Engineer supervising a water supply scheme for the Local Authorities. She did her Leaving Cert in St. David's

Planetary Scientist - Caitriona Jackman
Smart Futures

Planetary Scientist - Caitriona Jackman

Caitriona Jackman went to secondary school at Crescent College Comprehensive in Limerick. From there, she did a degree in Applied Physics at the

Fishmonger - Nicola O'Higgins
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Fishmonger - Nicola O'Higgins

Nichola O'Higgins owns and runs a fish shop in Wicklow with her Husband, who is also a Chef.  The job entails sourcing the

Fish Filleter - Brendan White
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Fish Filleter - Brendan White

Brendan White is a Fish Filleter working for Albatross Seafoods in Donegal. He has done a number of different courses for his job, including

Skipper - Liz O'Toole
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Skipper - Liz O'Toole

It was a personal choice to follow a career in the fishing industry. I did a NCUA course in fishing in the area of becoming

Skipper - Noel O'Sullivan
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Skipper - Noel O'Sullivan

Noel O'Sullivan is a Skipper working out of Castletownbere in County Cork. He went to fishing college and holds his Skipper Licience. Noel owns

Fisherman - Alan O'Neill
Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Fisherman - Alan O'Neill

Alan O'Neill is a Skipper working out of Castletownbere in Cork and has his final Skippers Licience. This entitles him to skipper a boat