Talk To Joe: Farrelly Career Guidance
Talk To Joe: Farrelly Career Guidance
About Talk To Joe: Farrelly Career Guidance
The Talk To Joe podcast looks to give guidance around how some of Ireland's best known people chose their college course, got into work experience and some tips that they wish they knew when they were that age.
Episode 10 features Joe McMahon who is an architect with experience in Ireland and abroad. He talks about the importance of good guidance, subject choice and his own journey into studying in DIT now TU Dublin. He spoke about linking creative subjects with Maths and why he always had an interest in choosing his career. It is a great opportunity to hear what it is like to study and work in the area. Joe gives brilliant, simple advice.
We're joined by Orlaith Cullen. Orlaith is a DCU graduate and speaks to me about all things law, leaving cert subjects, changing her CAO choice and study/life balance.Orlaith gives great advice about picking subjects you enjoy, holding down a part time job while in an intense course and all the options around law. For anyone considering law this is a must listen.
This week's episode is with Ciarán Smith who talks about what it is becoming a pharmacist. Ciarán talks about researching going to the UK, researching courses and comparing the CAO and UCAS. Ciarán talks about the challenges of moving abroad and coming back to work in the community.He spoke about working in different locations, training in the UK and the course load. Ciarán gives some great advice for studying abroad, training and tips for subject choice. It is really useful content for anyone interested in science or becoming a pharmacist.
This week's episode should interest anyone considering applying for a sports scholarship. Joseph spoke with two sports officers - Paul O'Brien from DCU and Derek Crilly from DKIT. In the conversations, they go through the process of applying, different types of sports played, requirements, sport and education balance. They each give tips about references, talk through opportunities if you are already in college. It is an episode that should appeal to anyone with an interest in sport.
This weeks episode is with Shane Rice. Shane is an online strength and conditioning coach. He runs a very successful online business working with people from all over the world. He speaks about his experience with the leaving cert, taking two different degrees and finding his true passion. It is a brilliant account of how someone found his niche. He talks social media, becoming self employed and gaining experience. He gives some great advice and tips for anyone going to college. I hope anyone listening finds value in this episode.
This week's episode features Meabh Holmes, a graduate of Sligo IT and the University of Limerick who speaks about her route into physiotherapy. She speaks about picking her subjects at leaving cert and her experience with the CAO. She talks about her progression from level 7 into a level 8 course. Her experience doing the GAMSAT exam and moving into her post grad in physiotherapy. This episode will be of great value to anyone interested in becoming a physio or someone who is trying to balance playing sport with college life.
This week on the podcast we have Rob O'Hanrahan. Rob is a former teacher and was going through a major career change when we spoke and the chat focuses on what Rob was like in school and what subjects he enjoyed. He speaks about the advice he would give students in and out of school. He gives some great insight into his CAO experience and his college experience. Since we spoke Rob has moved from a very successful stint at JOE.ie into becoming a TV news reporter for Virgin Media. He is a brilliant listen.
This week's episode is with Rose Barret from Grow Remot. With the changes in the world and the process of working remotely I speak with Rose about her work with the quickly expanding company grow remote.Her tips and story about finding the right job, promotion possibilities and how the world is changing is a must listen to anyone working or considering working remotely.
For episode 2, it's Ellen Farnan.Ellen is a Production Coordinator at Sixteen South Studies and a graduate of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology. Ellen talks about her experience with animation, the process of putting a portfolio together while studying, what she liked in college and her tips for anyone looking to break into the industry.This episode will be of real interest for anyone interested in the creative arts or the film industry.
This episode with DCU graduate Tommy Rooney focuses on the media industry.Tommy is a producer with Off The Ball and worked across many roles in Newstalk. The conversation focuses on his studies at Leaving Cert, going through college and tips for anyone considering a career in the industry.
“If you were 17 and wanted to work in media, how much would a 25 minute conversation with someone in media have helped you?"With Farrelly Career Guidance, the Talk To Joe podcast, hosted by Joseph Farrelly, features interviews with well known Irish people on how they choose their college course, got into work experience and some tips that they wish they knew when they were in school.