School of Chemistry Mentoring Programme
The School of Chemistry mentoring programme is run in conjunction with the Trinity Alumni Office and the Careers Advisory Service. The programme aims to develop current Junior Sophister students’ knowledge of the labour market and career paths, by connecting them to alumni mentors with experience in a range of careers.
School of Chemistry Alumni Career Events
The School of Chemistry hosts our annual Alumni Careers Networking event for Junior Sophister Chemistry, Chemistry with Molecular Modelling, Medicinal Chemistry and Nanoscience students. This event is held in February/March of every year and is run in conjunction with the Trinity Development & Alumni and Trinity’s Careers Advisory Service. The event aims to develop our students’ knowledge of the labour market and to showcase the breadth of career paths and experience that our chemistry graduates have accumulated since graduation.
The School of Chemistry hosts our annual Alumni Careers Networking event for our postgraduate research students in June of every year and is run in conjunction with the Trinity Development & Alumni and Trinity’s Careers Advisory Service. The event aims to develop our students’ knowledge of the labour market and to showcase the breadth of career paths and experience that our chemistry graduates have accumulated since PhD graduation.
Alumni should have a either an undergraduate degree (Chemistry, Chemistry with Molecular Modelling and Nanoscience - Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials) or postgraduate degree from the School of Chemistry. The School is happy to have graduates from a range of careers, both in and out of chemistry. These include research, data analytics, business, finance, education, health services, law, science communication and industry.
The event comprises of two parts, our Alumni Career Stories and a short Alumni to Student networking reception. At the Alumni Career Stories, graduates speak about their career path to date. This may include their greatest career decision, regret or their best piece of advice for a graduate trying to establish themselves in the respective field. This is followed by an informal networking reception so that students can find out more about certain career paths.
How do I sign up?
Details of upcoming events will be advertised on the School of Chemistry website and through the Trinity Development & Alumni website (Events). If you are interested in participating in upcoming events, please contact our Global Officer Dr Niamh McGoldrick on firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Chemistry Alumni to Student Networking Reception 2019
The School of Chemistry will be holding its annual Alumni to Student Networking reception with our Junior Sophister students. If you are a graduate from our Chemistry, Chemistry with Molecular Modelling, Medicinal Chemistry or Nanoscience- Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials with two years or more work experience, we would be delighted to have you back to the School for on March 12th 2019 from 6-9 pm.
The event will begin with refreshments and a welcoming reception, followed by an alumni panel discussion where each graduate will give an overview of their career path to date to current Junior Sophister students. The panel discussion will be followed by an informal networking session, enabling students to ask follow-up questions about entering the workforce. Alumni will be encouraged to provide any follow-up communication by email or via our new alumni mentoring platform, Trinity Alumni Online.
Alumni who are interested in this event can register by following the link below
If you have any questions about the event, please email Dr Niamh McGoldrick, the School of Chemistry Global Officer at email@example.com.
9th April, 2014: Dr. Gemma-Louise Davies (Ph.D. 2011) and Dr. David Scanlon (Ph.D. 2011) were invited to the Royal Society in London to meet President Michael D. Higgins as part of his historic State visit to the UK. Dr. Davies and Dr. Scanlon were invited as representatives of Early Career Academics from Ireland currently working in the UK. Photograph credit: The Royal Society.