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More than sixty companies at the job fair at ATU

Over 60 companies will attend this year’s Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Donegal Career Fair at Letterkenny Campus on Monday 24 October.

This hybrid event will give students and graduates the opportunity to meet recruiters online or in person to learn about the latest career trends and job opportunities as well as postgraduate studies, placements and internships. .

Some 1,000 students are expected at An Dánlann’s various booths on the day, which begins at 12 p.m. and continues until 3 p.m., where online sessions run from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Local businesses that return year after year include Tata Consultancy Services, Randox, Sita, FinTrU, Enterprise Rent a Car, Optum and Medisize.

With the designation to university status, ATU Donegal will welcome new additions to the career fair such as Google, EY, General Motors and Zinkworks.

Catherine Lyster, Careers Manager, ATU Donegal, said: “I am delighted with the range and caliber of recruiters attending the ATU Donegal Hybrid Careers Fair 2022. There has been a marked increase in representation from local and national employers in all sectors seeking to recruit our graduates.

“I would advise students of all years, not just final year students, to download the Career Fair Plus app and come to the fair and meet with employers, as many of them offer full-time work opportunities. partial and internships.

The Careers Fair Plus app also contains important information on preparing resumes and a list of important questions to ask at career fairs.

In addition to the main ATU Careers event, the ATU Donegal Careers service has partnered with the Co-Lab, ATU Donegal to host a Co-Lab Open Morning where students can meet Co-Lab based exhibitors from 9.30am at 11:30 a.m. am ahead of the main career fair at ATU Donegal.

Students are advised to download the Career Fair Plus app which contains information on the companies present, to make appointments with recruiters who will only participate in the morning online sessions and to obtain valuable advice on the way to get the most out of a hybrid. career fair.

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Posted: 2:30 PM October 22, 2022