Land Sciences Careers Day

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Land Sciences Careers Day

The WIT Land Science Careers Day takes place on Friday, 8 March 2019


Land Sciences Careers Day 2018 synopsis

The WIT Land Science Careers Day was held in the WIT Arena on Friday, 9 March 2018 and proved to be a huge success. In total, 45 companies that specialize in Agriculture, Agri Food Processing, Horticulture and Forestry attended the day. The feedback on the event was exceptionally positive, the WIT students' enthusiastic engagement exceeded the expectations of the companies. Students and companies have made valuable connections and a number of students have already been called for interviews for positions a few days after the event took place.

Talks took place in a number of parallel sessions, and speakers on the day were from a range of different companies. Many of the companies who attended also contributed to the event through much appreciated sponsorship. A very important element of the day was the commemoration of 40 years between WIT and Teagasc collaboration in education provision. The director of Teagasc, Prof Gerry Boyle, gave the keynote address on the day, and in his speech he spoke about the fruitful and positive relationship that has existed for 40 years between the two organisations.

Land science careers day 2018

2019 schedule to be confirmed

Companies that attended the Land Sciences Careers Day 2018:

ABP Irish Country Meats
Agri Lloyd Irish Forest Unit Trust
AIB Irish Wood Producers
ASA Liffey Mills
Blarney Castle Gardens Macra na Feirma
Brett Brothers NAD Ireland
Coillte Teoranta Pearson
Dairymaster Progressive Genetics
Dawn Quinns of Baltinglass
Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine Recruit Farm Solutions Ireland
Dovea Genetics Red Mills
Eurofins Agroscience Services Ltd Rib World; Callan Bacon
Eurogene AI Society of Irish Foresters
FBD SWS Forestry Services Ltd.
Flahavans Teagasc
Forest Service DAFM Teagasc (Agri)
FRS Teagasc (Hort)
GIY Teagasc Walsh Fellowship
Glanbia Agribusiness Teemore
Glanbia Countrystyle The Forestry Company
Gorse Farm, Bunclody The Tipperary Cheese Company
Grassland Agro Veon Ltd.
Hartley People WIT Careers
IFAC Worrell Harvesting Ltd.

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pdf icon Land Sciences Careers Day 2018 booklet

Land Sciences Careers Day 2018


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