Internship Scheme Ireland

A new National Internship Scheme is being launched in July 2011.  The new Job Bridge website will show all the available internships –  eventually . An internship can be a good way for people  to gain  experience in a working environment and to gain some relevant knowledge and skills required for  a particular career . […]
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Working Holiday Visa for Australia

Over 22 thousand people from Ireland were granted Working Holiday Visas for Australia in 2008/2009.  With the jobs market looking bleak – many unemployed Irish young people are thinking about going to Australia in 2011 for a year . You will need a Working Holiday Visa to allow you to stay in Australia for up […]
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Work Experience : Jobs in Ireland

The Irish  Government “work placement program” is an initiative aimed at providing unemployed people with work experience .  Participants in the WPP  can retain their social welfare entitlements – but get no pay from the employers. It has not produced great results – and as at the start of  May 2010 just over one third […]
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Changes to FAS Work Placement Scheme

We wrote about the FAS Work Placement Scheme that was launched back in June 2009. Some changes to this scheme were announced recently – which will make it accessible to more people from December 1st 2009. For unemployed participants the following criteria have been amended: Recipients of most social welfare payments, including Job Seekers’ Allowance […]
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