Exploring STEM careers

Recruitment firm indeed.com held a survey to find out what industry has the most jobs available – the top nine positions were held by firms in the STEM industry. The huge number of available jobs in Ireland means that there are opportunities like never before for anyone interested in working in STEM. Changing technology needs mean these opportunities will continue to grow.

If you’re interested in exploring your options, the good news is that STEM degrees, courses and careers are now more accessible than ever. There are plenty of options out there from college courses, post leaving cert (PLC) courses and apprenticeships, all taking place across the country.

You can find out more about apprenticeships and courses on our Explore and Discover page.

What is STEM?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths!

Studying subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology can lead to working in exciting areas like medical devices, data analytics, pharmaceuticals, cybersecurity, food research and much more.

Science Week experiments (second level)

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