Last Wednesday a group of sixth year business students, accompanied by their teachers Ms. Connolly and Ms. Mulleague, visited Collins Barracks and the Facebook headquarters in Dublin. The girls toured the National Museum of Ireland first and were amazed by the vast range of exhibitions available to the public. The 1916 exhibition was of particularly interested to the group. This was followed by a visit to Facebook headquarters in Dublin City centre where a powerpoint presentation by three members of staff from the HR Department, the Marketing Department and the Accounting and Finance Department was given. The presentation was linked to both the Smart Futures and CWIT (Connecting Women in Technology) programmes which aim is to encourage more people in to the IT sector. Facebook is a member of CWIT, which has representatives from 16 companies, including Google, Dell, Microsoft, Eriksson and IBM. Afterwards, the group was shown around the very impressive Partner Centre and given a glimpse into every-day life as an IT professional. Facebook have an array of benefits available for their 1500 employees who work in a non-blame, easy going and creative working environment. Facebook has a broad range of careers available from Sales and Marketing, Finance and Communication and Technical Programming. The trip was very enjoyable and definitely a worthwhile and memorable experience. The girls would like to thank Ms. Connolly (Business teacher) for organising this trip and Ms. Mulleague for accompanying them to Dublin.
Pictured above are sixth year Business students during their recent visit to Facebook Headquarters in Dublin.
Pictured above are sixth year Business students during their recent visit to the National Museum of Ireland