Defence Forces give the public an insight into a life less ordinary at Waterford careers event

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Defence Forces give the public an insight into a life less ordinary at Waterford careers event

Defence Forces personnel with Mayor of the City and County of Waterford Cllr Declan Doocey and Mrs Doocey, and Dungarvan College’s Jason Ryan

Waterford Defence Forces personnel based at Kilkenny's Stephen's Barracks gave the public an insight into a life less ordinary at Dungarvan College’s Careers Expo on Thursday.

They joined employers from Radley Engineering, The Park Hotel, GSK, Eurofins, Dungarvan Transport, Le Cheile Childcare, An Garda Síochána, Nemeton, IFAC Accountants, Clannad Healthcare, The Cliff House Hotel, AIB, Dungarvan Enterprise Centre and many more who set up stalls at the event.

Recruitment experts Morgan McKinley and Hartley offered expertise careers advice, while Waterford Institute of Technology and Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board provided the public with information on part-time and full-time courses on offer locally. 

Attendees also got to explore study options at Kildalton College, Cork Institute of Technology, University of Limerick, University College Cork, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick Institute of Technology, Maynooth University and Accounting Technicians Ireland among others. Representatives from Citizens Information answered questions on student grants.