Yesterday, we hosted our final For Purpose Tuesday session of 2022. Three of our graduates, who are nearing the end of their graduate roles, presented to our other For Purpose Graduates. They discussed their role, the impact of their organisation, highlights of their graduate role and plans for the future. This was a fantastic learning […]
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Last week, we had a fantastic For Purpose Tuesday session with Sharon Hughes. Sharon is the Leadership Academy Manager at The Wheel, bringing leaders from Irish charities, community organisations and social enterprises together to learn and inspire each other. Sharon has substantial experience within education. Her experience includes lecturing at Eden College at the beginning […]
With a variety of opportunities available, choosing a career upon graduating can seem like an overwhelming decision. Many graduates know they want to make an impact, but have not considered a career within a nonprofit organisation. The nonprofit sector is sometimes known as the third or forgotten sector and many people, including graduates, do not […]
Emma Morgan, Business Analyst for Pobal, lead our For Purpose Tuesdays session yesterday. This was a fantastic opportunity for our graduates to learn from an experienced manager, business analyst and board member in the nonprofit sector, with specific experience in strategy, governance, development and support in recruitment. Emma is one of our For Purpose mentors, […]
We had our in-person For Purpose Tuesdays on Tuesday 13th September at our head office. We invited our graduates to learn more about governance from Penelope Kenny, Head of Governance at 2into3. Penelope spoke to graduates about governance in the nonprofit sector, outlined best practice for board members, and placed our graduates in smaller groups […]
On Tuesday 14th June, our graduates attended an in-person event at our head office in Huckletree. One of our previous For Purpose graduates, Claire Sinnott, spoke to our current graduates about her role as a Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for Lidl Ireland. This was an insightful learning seminar for our graduates in the nonprofit sector. […]
The nonprofit sector has experienced many changes in the past two years. With the impact of the pandemic and the current situation in Ukraine, our nonprofit sector has been placed under pressure. Considering these external factors, it may not seem like the right time to invest in graduate talent. However, with the sector currently under […]
On 12th April, we welcomed our graduates to the first For Purpose Tuesdays in-person event. Our event took place in our head office, Huckletree on Pearse Street. Eilís, our Brand & Content Manager, and Shannon, Recruitment Coordinator, launched our new For Purpose LinkedIn group. We had a fantastic morning mingling with our graduates, learning about […]
At our For Purpose Tuesday session, we were delighted to welcome our previous For Purpose Graduate, Karena Walshe. Karena presented to our graduates about her career development from consulting in the nonprofit sector to her current role in the tech industry. Karena studied Classics and French at Trinity College Dublin. Upon graduating, she spent some […]
On Wednesday 23rd February, the For Purpose team attended gradireland live. Gradireland is the perfect opportunity for students across Ireland to meet with prospective employers, discuss graduate programmes and consider career options. For Purpose gradireland live 2022 Our Head of For Purpose, Rhonda and our Recruitment Coordinator, Shannon, met with students and explained different aspects […]