“If you were 17 and wanted to work in media, how much would a 25-minute conversation with someone in media have helped you?"
The Talk To Joe podcast looks to give guidance around how some of Ireland's best known people chose their college course, got into work experience and some tips that they wish they knew when they were that age.
Episode 10 features Joe McMahon who is an architect with experience in Ireland and abroad. He talks about the importance of good guidance, subject choice and his own journey into studying in DIT now TU Dublin. He spoke about linking creative subjects with Maths and why he always had an interest in choosing his career. It is a great opportunity to hear what it is like to study and work in the area. Joe gives brilliant, simple advice.
5 April 2021 Finished
We're joined by Orlaith Cullen. Orlaith is a DCU graduate and speaks to me about all things law, leaving cert subjects, changing her CAO choice and study/life balance.Orlaith gives great advice about picking subjects you enjoy, holding down a part time job while in an intense course and all the options around law. For anyone considering law this is a must listen.
28 March 2021 Finished
This week's episode is with Ciarán Smith who talks about what it is becoming a pharmacist. Ciarán talks about researching going to the UK, researching courses and comparing the CAO and UCAS. Ciarán talks about the challenges of moving abroad and coming back to work in the community.He spoke about working in different locations, training in the UK and the course load. Ciarán gives some great advice for studying abroad, training and tips for subject choice. It is really useful content for anyone interested in science or becoming a pharmacist.
21 March 2021 Finished
This week's episode should interest anyone considering applying for a sports scholarship. Joseph spoke with two sports officers - Paul O'Brien from DCU and Derek Crilly from DKIT. In the conversations, they go through the process of applying, different types of sports played, requirements, sport and education balance. They each give tips about references, talk through opportunities if you are already in college. It is an episode that should appeal to anyone with an interest in sport.
14 March 2021 Finished
This weeks episode is with Shane Rice. Shane is an online strength and conditioning coach. He runs a very successful online business working with people from all over the world. He speaks about his experience with the leaving cert, taking two different degrees and finding his true passion. It is a brilliant account of how someone found his niche. He talks social media, becoming self employed and gaining experience. He gives some great advice and tips for anyone going to college. I hope anyone listening finds value in this episode.
7 March 2021 Finished