Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) welcomed more than 65 companies from across the region of North Leinster-South Ulster to its campus to take part in its annual ABP sponsored Careers & Industry Fair 2018. The event provided an opportunity for students to meet face-to-face with top graduate employers across a variety of industries including Accountancy & Finance, Business, Computing, Construction, Engineering & Technology, Social Sciences, Hospitality, Health and Science.
Coordinated by the Careers & Employability Office at the Institute, theFair 2018 is the flagship event on the careers calendar for DkIT students. DkIT President, Michael Mulvey, PhD commenced proceedings by thanking the organisations for their participation in the fair.
During his keynote address, Jonathan Devitt, Head of Insights & Analytics commented,
“ABP Food Group enjoys a strong relationship with DkIT and we collaborate extensively with the Institute across a variety of programme areas including Agriculture, Food Production, Applied Science, Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Business and Computing. We already recruit many DkIT graduates and we look forward to meeting new potential employees here today. At ABP, we recognise the importance of having access to highly skilled graduates in our region. We continue to work with the Institute to ensure that the undergraduate, part-time and postgraduate programmes adapt to meet the evolving needs of our business.”