Graduate Careers Fair: Castlebar campus (10 February)

Thursday, August 29, 2013 Press Office
Press Release

Over thirty organisations including recruitment and employment agencies will take part in the annual Graduate Careers Fair in GMIT Castlebar on Friday 10 February.

Organisations such as the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), Chartered Accountants Ireland, Lionbridge Technologies, Ballina Beverages, Hays Recruitment, Employment Services, Western Care Association, CPL Healthcare and many others, will have stands at the GMIT fair which will be held in St Mary’s Hall on campus from 10am to 1pm.

The Careers Fair is open to all students and graduates of GMIT and other colleges, and is also open to the general public. Information will be available about post graduate programmes and other opportunities in GMIT and other third-level colleges. GMIT will have information stands on all their programmes. Other institutes and universities in attendance include NUI Galway, the University of Limerick and Sligo IT.

Michelle Kerins O’Brien, GMIT Castlebar Careers Counsellor, says there is something at the fair for everyone.

“For those interested in finding employment we have companies actively recruiting for graduate placements. For those looking for advice on postgraduate opportunities and other further study options we will have a number of third level colleges in attendance. There will also be lots of advice available from the various professional bodies. In addition, for those who may be considering travel and work abroad there will be plenty of information available.”

“It is a great opportunity to avail of such expertise at one event. We are delighted with the number of exhibitors who are attending the fair and want to make sure that students, graduates and the general public make the most of this opportunity”

For further information on this event, please contact Michelle Kerins O’Brien, tel. 091 9043127 or