Thursday

Thurs, 11 Feb, 9.00-09.30

A Winning CV

An informative session to help you build a winning CV including guidance on content, structure, and language. Suitable for students starting their CV or wanting to update it. Make the most of this session by having your CV to hand, take notes of key points and adjust your CV as you go along.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/cvs-letters-applications/
https://www.tudublin.ie/media/website/for-students/careers/images/Creative-CV-Guide.pdf

Presenter

EthnaMcGowan
Ethna Mc Gowan
, PG Dip Career Coaching, PG Dip Business Coaching & Mentoring, BBS Human Resources
Ethna has over 20 years’ experience working with people and their development. Ethna is an accredited Career Coach with extensive experience in both the private sector and public sector. She has been working in TU Dublin (City Campus) for over three years and has a keen interest in enhancing the skills of students so that they can become more self-aware and ultimately thrive in the career that is right for them.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 10.00-10.30

Specialisterne - Career Support for Students with Disabilities

This session will provide an overview of Specialisterne Ireland and the services they offer students and graduates to support them to develop their interview skills and move closer towards employment opportunities. They will also speak about their partnerships with neurodiverse friendly companies, the neurodiverse friendly recruitment process and an overview of reasonable accommodations that candidates receive within these companies.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/

Presenters

NoreenMurphy
Noreen Murphy
, Operations Manager, MSc Psychological Science
Noreen is responsible for assessing candidate needs, working with candidates on an individual basis to develop skills for employment and providing ongoing support to candidates in the workplace. Noreen has a background in psychology and several years of experience in the area of research and implementation of interventions to improve communication skills in people on the autism spectrum.

 

AdieBurke
Adie Bourke
, Assessment & Support Executive, MSc Social Policy
Adie is responsible for assessment of candidate needs, working with them on a one to one basis to aid them to develop skills for employment as well as supporting our candidate to be successful in the workplace. Adie has a background in Psychology and has completed an MSc in Social Policy. She has several years previous experience working with both adults and children on the autism spectrum supporting then to reach their potential.

 

AoifeOMeara
Aoife O’Meara
, Assessment & Support Executive, MSc Work and Organisational Psychology
Aoife is responsible for supporting candidates to create up-to-date, professional CVs as well as assessing the supports needed for candidates and supporting them in the workplace. Aoife is a recent MSc Work & Organisational Psychology graduate with a background in Social Care and has experience working with people on the autism spectrum in a variety of settings to help them gain skills necessary for independence.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 11.00-11.30

How to Impress on Application Forms – Jobs and Further Study

Unsure how to impress on application forms and in particular answer those open-ended questions for job roles and further study? This workshop will help you feel more confident on how to prepare and make sure you answer questions effectively.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources:
https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/cvs-letters-applications/
https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/further-study/

Presenter:

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Christiane Brennan
, MSc Educational Guidance and Counselling, PG Dip Business Studies, Cert Adult Educational Guidance, BA
Christiane has over 20 years’ experience working as a Careers Coach at TU Dublin working with students and graduates, enabling them to make informed decisions about their future career. She has a particular interest in minority student groups and has also worked as a Learning Support Officer at TU Dublin.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 12.00-12.30

My Personal Brand

What's your Personal Brand? Discover why it is important for your employability and achieving your career goals. In this interactive session, you will gain a toolkit to develop your own Digital Personal Brand.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/resources/

JenniferMcConnell
Jennifer McConnell
, MEd Special Educational Needs, MA Globalisation, H Dip Ed, BA
Jennifer has 14 years' experience with TU Dublin as a Learning Support Officer and most recently, as a Career Coach. She enjoys providing careers education which supports students to make meaningful career choices for themselves and develop the tools needed to gain these roles. Jennifer is currently studying for the PG Diploma in Career Education, Information & Guidance in Higher Education at the University of Warwick.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 13.00-13.30

What Jobs Would Suit Me?

Knowing yourself is key to figuring out what jobs would suit you. This webinar will help you reflect on your personality, interests, values and skills and how they relate to choosing a career that’s right for you.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/career-decision-making/

Presenter

EdelKearney
Edel Kearney
, MEd Guidance and Counselling, HDip Education, BA Human Resource Management
Edel is a Career Coach in TU Dublin working with students across programmes in the College of Sciences and Health. She previously worked in HR and as a Schools’ Outreach Project Officer in TU Dublin’s Access and Civic Engagement Office. Edel loves everything about career development but in particular empowering students and graduates to manage their own careers throughout their lives.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 14.00-14.30

Mature Students - Making Your Experience Count

This session is aimed at mature students and will show you how to gain maximum leverage for your skills and experience to date and make your experience count.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources - https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/resources/

Presenter

MarieKielty
Marie Kielty
, BA Psychology, DBS Business (Human Resources)
Marie is Head of the Career Development Centre, TU Dublin (Tallaght), and has been working as a Career Coach in the higher education sector for many years. Enhancing student's potential is a key driver for Marie and she is particularly interested in exploring new opportunities and innovative career management skills to give students an edge in the current climate.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 15.00-15.30

Routes to Primary Teaching – Ireland and UK

Would you like to know how to train as a Primary Teacher in Ireland and the UK? We will discuss the requirements, routes and options available.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/resources/

JenniferMcConnell
Jennifer McConnell
, MEd Special Educational Needs, MA Globalisation, H Dip Ed, BA
Jennifer has 14 years' experience with TU Dublin as a Learning Support Officer and most recently, as a Career Coach. She enjoys providing careers education which supports students to make meaningful career choices for themselves and develop the tools needed to gain these roles. Jennifer is currently studying for the PG Diploma in Career Education, Information & Guidance in Higher Education at the University of Warwick.

Thurs, 11 Feb, 16.00-16.30

Changing Direction? Postgraduate Conversion Courses

This session is for students considering a move from one career area into another and will give a broad overview of the available options.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/further-study/

Presenter

DaveGilmartin
Dave Kilmartin
, MA Communications and Cultural Studies, PG Dip in Guidance and Counselling, BA
Dave is Head of the Career Development Centre, TU Dublin, City Campus, and has over 20 years’ experience as a Careers Coach. He has a particular interest in career identity and the integration of careers within people's lives. Dave uses research findings from the fields of management, psychology and behavioural sciences in his work with clients to empower them to realise their career potential.

 

Thurs, 11 Feb, 17.00-17.30

Make the Most Out of LinkedIn

Now is a good time to connect with graduates from your course and other professionals in your area, see what companies are doing and what’s important to them, and access some really useful online training. This session will demonstrate the alumni, company, group and learning functions on LinkedIn, so you can be future-ready when the economy picks up.

Webinar Link: Love Your Career Links Thursday

Useful resources: https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/career-development-centre/students-and-graduates/resources/

Presenter

CarolKelehan
Carol Kelehan
, MSc Occupational Psychology, PGDip Guidance Counselling, BA
Carol joined the Career Development Centre, TU Dublin, in 2000, having spent the previous 10 years in communications and human resources. Her focus is on empowering students with the skills and confidence to explore their careers, and to help them present their best possible selves in any recruitment context. Carol has a specific interest in working with students from diverse backgrounds.