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For Purpose Tuesdays

Thanks to Éabha Harper McKeever – For Purpose Tuesdays

For Purpose Tuesdays A massive thank you to our previous For Purpose Graduate, Éabha Harper-McKeever, for speaking at our For Purpose Tuesdays session. Éabha began her career with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland as a Programmes Assistant in 2020. Éabha is now the Programmes Executive and plays an integral role within Social Entrepreneurs Ireland. This was our […]

For Purpose Graduate Programme Tuesdays Thanks for Attending 2021

Thanks for attending For Purpose Tuesdays

Thanks for attending our first For Purpose Tuesdays session on 14th September. Our first learning seminar was from John Evoy, General Manager of Grow Remote. Structure of For Purpose Tuesdays The For Purpose grads were placed into breakout rooms. This gave them a chance to understand each other’s role, responsibilities and to access peer-to-peer conversation. […]

For Purpose Tuesdays

For Purpose Tuesdays

For Purpose Tuesdays We are delighted to announce our newest addition to the For Purpose Graduate Programme, ‘For Purpose Tuesdays’, in which the second Tuesday of each month will be dedicated to ongoing professional development for our grads. The For Purpose Graduate Programme contains three key ingredients: work placement, reflection, mentoring, and learning seminars. During […]

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For Purpose celebrates gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards nomination

For Purpose is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for ‘Best Graduate Recruitment Website’ and ‘Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/Management Programmes’ in the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2021. These nominations are a credit to our For Purpose team, who have worked hard over the past three years to produce exceptional training, development programme and […]

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For Purpose Attends UCD’s Social Impact Recruitment Week

For Purpose attended UCD’s Speed Networking Event on Wednesday 31st March, as part of their Social Impact Recruitment week. Over 260 students signed up for their Careers Week and we received significant engagement during our presentation. Our For Purpose manager, Adrian, gave an overview of the For Purpose Programme and nonprofit sector. He highlighted the […]

Meet Our Grads For Purpose Graduate Programme Development Officer Ellen

Meet Our Grads

Introducing Ellen, who joined For Purpose as the Development Assistant for St. Conleth’s College in October 2019. Since her time with For Purpose, Ellen has continued her career with St. Conleth’s College as their Development Coordinator.     “As the Development Assistant, I worked really closely with the school’s CEO, Development Officer and Financial Controller […]

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For Purpose attends gradireland live

We are thrilled to announce that For Purpose will be attending gradireland live next Thursday 11th March. The For Purpose Graduate Programme connects nonprofit organisations with passionate graduates. If you’re considering recruiting a graduate seeking purpose in their career, we’ll be at grad fair next Thursday 11th March meeting this talented pool of graduates. This is our third year attending gradireland’s careers event. Due to COVID-19, gradireland live will be held virtually. Interactions will be on a one-to-one basis via a meeting room and we are also hosting […]

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For Purpose Graduates attend Learning Seminar with Teach Tearmainn

This week, the For Purpose graduates attended their first Learning Seminar of the year, with a presentation from Teach Tearmainn’s Manager, Lorraine Rowan. The Learning Seminar benefited the graduates as they gained insight into the organisational strategy, mission and purpose of Teach Tearmainn. Furthermore, they participated in a Q&A with Lorraine. Connecting an industry professional […]

Rhona Wynne

Welcome to the team Rhonda!

For Purpose is pleased to announce that Dr Rhonda Wynne is joining the team as an associate.   Rhonda has worked in higher education for over twenty years, firstly in Boston, USA, and then at University College Dublin, where she led projects in adult education, lifelong learning and community engagement.  She is an accomplished higher […]

Building Capacity in a time of turbulence Case for Grad Programme

Building capacity in a time of turbulence – Webinar

Building capacity in a time of turbulence – the role a graduate programme can play, was the topic of a recent webinar hosted by The Wheel. Participating on the panel were Darren Ryan, CEO with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, Gavan O’Brien, MD of gradireland, Angela Collins, Head of Careers Services at Waterford Institute of Technology and […]