DISCOVER THE PUBLIC SERVICE, IRELAND’S LARGEST EMPLOYER

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YOUR PUBLIC JOBS
SCHOOLS RESOURCE KIT

The opportunities for young people in the public sector are almost boundless. Whether you’re a teacher, a student, a Guidance Counsellor, a parent or guardian you can explore all the careers we offer. We’ll show you what’s required to get on the career ladder and you can hear what some of our team have to say about working here.


WE’LL HELP YOU TO LEARN ABOUT:


  • What the public sector actually is

  • The role of the Government of Ireland

  • What students can do when they leave school or college

  • The huge range of jobs and career paths available

  • Why people love working here


WHAT’S INVOLVED?

We’ve done all the hard work for you. We’ve put together detailed, but engaging, information for students and teachers.


Guidance Counsellors and Teachers can check out the Teachers Resources section which has 6 dedicated lesson plans all about the public sector and the career options available.

Students can check out the Student Info section where there’s hints on how to find out more information outside of lessons. The Career Profiles section has lots of information on the type of careers, what they involve, the salary and videos from real life employees.


COMPETITION TIME

Once Students have learned everything they need to know about the public sector they can put those new skills into good use by entering the Pitch Advertising Challenge, a competitoin for secondary schools which launches in 2022. You can find all the details here.