Alternative Paths after Graduation

Chelsea Weaver, MEd Intern

Figuring out what you want to do with the “rest of your life” can be life’s biggest and most difficult decision for many people.  If you are nearing the end of your degree and still have no idea what your next step is, you are not alone.  To the students who have […]

When in Spain Do as the Spaniards Do

I’ll be honest: as much as I enjoy socializing with locals, it’s nice to give your mind a break from Spanglish and chat in your native tongue. However, I fail to understand why someone would come to such an enchanting place and continue to defrost pizzas, munch in globalized food chains, and vegetate over Modern […]

Voices from… International Development & Humanitarian Aid

Wednesday, 14th October 2015
Written by: Jennifer Evans

 

Joining the Careers Services for the next session of the Voices from… series this week were Selina Donnelly, Policy Officer for Trocaire, Mary Jelliti, Logistics Co-ordinator for GOAL Global, Chris Pain, Deputy Head of Strategy Advocacy and Learning Department, Concern, and Ronan MacNamara, Irish Aid Rapid Response Corps and […]

Career paths: Should you follow in the footsteps of your idol?

“This post, reproduced with permission, was originally written for the Naturejobs blog as part of the 2015 Boston Naturejobs Career Expo journalism competition.”

 

Idols are a key source of enthusiasm, says Anthea Lacchia, not people you should try to emulate.

Contributor Anthea Lacchia

When it comes to choosing a career, the options can feel infinite and yet non-existing, […]

EU Careers Challenge 2015: The Digital Agenda

On February 13th 2015, I won the EU Careers Challenge, run by the European Personnel Selection Office. You may not know what this is, and neither did I at the beginning, but it has been one of the best opportunities I’ve had while attending college!

It all started in October 2014, where I saw a post […]

'The Holy Trinity' – First Solo Class at School

I’m beginning to perspire, and it’s not because of Madrid’s thirty degree September heat. It’s my second week at school. I’m standing in front of a class of twenty two-year-olds, about to teach them alone for the first time. They sit unnervingly still, they can smell my fear.

I’ve arrived armed with Thomas the Tank Engine […]

A brief taste of Eurocracy – applying for a Masters at the College of Europe, Warsaw

As with any university application, there is a good deal of paperwork involved in the admissions process at the College of Europe. Normally, as soon as the piles of paperwork are out of sight they are quickly forgotten about but looking back on my brush with bureaucracy one line remains engraved in my mind.

“The College […]