In 2018 a survey was carried out on over 14000 students by a company called Trendence. Part of the survey asked the students about their Ideal employer.
These are the Top Twenty most popular graduate employers in Ireland (2018/2019)
- Dept of Education (Teaching)
- Jameson (Irish Distillers)
- Dept. of Foreign Affairs
- European Commisson
- Aer Lingus
- Ernst Young
- Boston Scientific
- Johnson & Johnson
- Bank of Ireland
- Abbott Ireland
Google was the top choice of employer according to this latest survey. They replaced Deloitte at the top.
The Dept of Education , Aer Lingus and Johnson & Johnson all increased popularity since the previous survey. Amazon jumped from 27 to 20.
At the other end of the popularity list (so it might be easier to get a job at these companies) were ebay (172), PTSB (167), KBC (164), AXA (160), Allianz (159) , Vodafone (157) ,Twitter (136)