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GMIT Careers Fair (Mon 30 Sept) to feature futuristic element

Pepper the robot and hi-tech vehicles on show

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Press Office

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Monday, September 16, 2019

This year’s GMIT Careers Fair, taking place on Monday, 30 September, will have a futuristic element with Intel showcasing Pepper  the robot and Jaguar Land Rover exhibiting one of its high-tech vehicles. Over eighty companies and organisations will be represented at the event which is for students and graduates of GMIT. The event which runs from 12 to 3pm on the Dublin Road campus, Galway, is also open to the public.

The fair is an important date in the student and academic calendar. Prominent companies from a range of industries will be in attendance representing sectors such as accounting, agriculture, business, construction, science, and software.  These companies will be offering all the latest information on both employment and placement opportunities, career trends and advice for students and graduates.

The schedule includes video interviews with company representatives and students, CV Clinics, advice on career opportunities, emerging job growth areas and trends, as well as information on postgraduate study, public and private sector job opportunities and company presentations.

Ailish Radcliffe, Jaguar Land Rover, says: “At Jaguar Land Rover graduates will have the opportunity to design, develop and shape the future of our autonomous, connected, electrified and electronic systems. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to establish your career with one of the world’s most prestigious automotive brands Jaguar Land Rover.”

Bridie Killoran, GMIT Careers Officer, says: “Attending Careers Fairs is an excellent opportunity for meeting employers face-to-face to find out what roles they offer for graduates. On the day, the students can research the various roles and sectors which are the best fit for them. The opportunities available to graduates today both in Ireland and abroad are so varied that it is such a good time to be graduating and developing your career.”

For the full list of organisations attending, see:  https://www.gmit.ie/graduate-careers-fair

Issued by Regina Daly, GMIT Communications Officer, GMIT, Dublin Road, Galway
Tel. 091 742826 / 087-9618355 (m) regina.daly@gmit.ie, www.gmit.ie/news

Students promoting the upcoming GMIT Careers Fair which takes place in the Dublin Road campus on Monday 30 September, 12 noon to 3pm.

Students promoting the upcoming GMIT Careers Fair which takes place in the Dublin Road campus on Monday 30 September, 12 noon to 3pm.

Students promoting the upcoming GMIT Careers Fair which takes place in the Dublin Road campus on Monday 30 September, 12 noon to 3pm.