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County Carlow Industry Careers Showcase a Huge Success

01/05/2018

County Carlow industries joined together in Institute of Technology Carlow to showcase career opportunities to over nine hundred young and adult learners from accross County Carlow.

Under the auspices of the South East Regional Skills Forum, local industry hosted a series of workshops, where staff provided insights and guidance on careers in their sector.

Participating companies included Life Sciences: MSD Carlow, Tellabs, Teagasc; Engineering: PB Machine Tech, Keenan Systems and Veolia; Hospitality: Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Seven Oaks Hotel and the Talbot; Construction: Quinn Construction, Clancy Construction and Sisk Building Contractors; Financial services: IFAC Accountants, Taxback and Statestreet; ICT: Netwatch, Unum and Blacknight Solutions. 

These sectors have more career opportunities than learners to fill the emerging vacancies. The purpose of the event was to give greater insights into careers in these sectors with the hope of more learners seeking these opportunities. It is hoped that this will provide a template for further such events across the South East.