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Creative

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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Construction, Architecture & Property

Working in the planning, building, selling or management of construction projects (housing estates, roads, warehouses etc.).

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Biological, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Science

Creating high quality drugs or chemicals, testing them to ensure they are effective and safe, and monitoring their effect on people and the environment.

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Computers & ICT

Working in the manufacture, sales or support of all forms of computers and computer
systems, or in the creation and development of software.

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Engineering & Manufacturing

Working in one of the many engineering or technology fields such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Motor and Energy.

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Physics, Mathematics & Space Science

Researching and investigating aspects of the physical universe, or using mathematics to solve complex issues in science or business.

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Earth & Environment

Work with technologies which monitor and predict changes in our environment, the development of renewable energy sources, and the conservation of ecosystems.

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Biomedical Technologies & Medtech

Work on the development of technology that enhances the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, and treatment of diseases and disabilities.

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Advice from Experts...

If you want to know more about working in the in the sector, hear what the experts have to say.

Careers
Career Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering

<p>The engineering sector itself is made up of a wide range of companies providing a diverse range of products and services.</p>

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Career Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering
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Career Opportunities in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

<p>A wide range of opportunities exist in both electrical and electronic engineering.</p>

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Career Opportunities in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Career Advice for Electrical and Electronic Engineers

<p>Electronic engineering offers a wide variety of exciting career opportunities from design, to research &amp; development, and production to quality.</p>

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Career Interview Videos...

Jonathan Pugsley - Energy Manager
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Jonathan Pugsley - Energy Manager

Oisin	Murphy - Apprentice Carpenter
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Oisin Murphy - Apprentice Carpenter

Ann-Marie Holmes - Factory Manager - Fab 14
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Ann-Marie Holmes - Factory Manager - Fab 14

Donal Kane - Plumber / Construction Super.
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Donal Kane - Plumber / Construction Super.

College Course Videos...

Civil Engineering LM116  - University of Limerick
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Civil Engineering LM116 - University of Limerick

Mechatronics  - Institute of Technology Sligo
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Mechatronics - Institute of Technology Sligo

Computer Systems CR116 - Cork Institute of Technology
Posted by Cork Institute of Technology

Computer Systems CR116 - Cork Institute of Technology