Employers and students continue to benefit from the Northwest’s largest Career & Postgraduate Studies Fair at Letterkenny Institute of Technology
The annual LYIT Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair takes place at the Letterkenny campus on Monday 21st October from 12-3pm.
This flagship event, now in its 16th year, is an integral part of the LYIT calendar. The Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair supports all LYIT students and graduates considering their career options. This event also provides an excellent opportunity for career changers or those returning to the workplace to assess the current jobs market and for budding entrepreneurs to obtain valuable advice on their next steps.
Over 70 employers, universities and colleges, professional bodies and voluntary organisations will take part in this year’s event. Many of this year’s exhibitors are returning participants to the LYIT event.
Catherine Lyster, Careers Officer and event organiser commented, “This event is the largest careers event in the Northwest, the range and calibre of recruiters attending this year’s event is exceptional. We have recruiters and employers from a broad range of sectors including IT, Pharmaceutical, Finance, Social Care services, Design, Hospitality and Telecommunications providers.”
Catherine further added, “So many of the employers attending this event are returning participants of the event. The employers continue to return to this event because of past success in securing graduates with practical abilities and skills required by the recruiters.”
Careers being recruited for at the event include App Developers, Food Scientists, Project Specialists, Data Analysts, Quantity Surveyors, Marketing Specialists, administrators and much more.
One such employer is Optum, Letterkenny. Noreen Gallagher, Senior Recruiter, Talent Acquisition said ‘“It’s always an enjoyable experience attending the LYIT Careers Fair. The students are focused, energized and curious to learn more about Optum’s Technology Development Program. This program supports and drives each recent college graduate to take charge of their own career path by providing them with the resources in healthcare technology and to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.”
In addition to graduate employment opportunities, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with a broad range of postgraduate course providers from Ireland and the UK, with offerings from broad range of disciplines including teaching, physiotherapy, human rights law to name but a few…
In addition to the main hall event, a number of seminars will take place during the day, including a talk about Teaching in the UK and careers in accountancy.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to avail of the ever-popular CV Clinic where they can have their CV or personal statement reviewed by career experts free of charge. A giant jobs wall featuring a vast array of graduate vacancies can be viewed in the main exhibition area.
For further information on the event and to find out more about the wide range of exhibitors and recruiters taking part in this event, visit www.lyit.ie/careerandpostgraduatefair/
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