Work on your overseas options

As jobs become thin on the ground in Ireland, many postgraduates are looking at opportunities abroad

17th July, 2010

Times are definitely changing for students graduating from our country’s third-level institutions.

During the Celtic tiger boom, students had the pick of paid internships, work placements and high-paying jobs that they simply walked into after graduating from college. However, with unemployment soaring to record levels, company closures and business owners hesitant to take on any new employees, opportunities are definitely bleak.

Last week, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) reported that, in...

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