Grainne Carey


Placement Officer

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Area of support: Placement - J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics and School of Computer Science



A graduate of TU Dublin (Bachelor of Business Studies; Marketing Management), Grainne has also qualified with an MA in Strategy, Innovation and People Management from University of Galway. Additionally, she has a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management, Certificate in Social Media for Business and additional qualifications in training.

Grainne spent 18 years working in the pharmaceutical sector and private industry across a variety of roles in sales, marketing and management. She has a keen interest in coaching, training and learning and development.

Grainne is responsible for sourcing and organising placement opportunities for students of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics and the School of Computer Science. Her work involves preparing students for placement and employer engagement.

Primarily responsible for the placement of students from the:

  • MSc Corporate Finance
  • MSc Health Economics
  • MSc Global Environmental Economics
  • Higher Diploma in Data Analytics and Visualisation

Professional Memberships: Grainne is a member of the CIPD and AHECS (Association of Higher Education Career Services)

Hobbies and Interest: Walking, Pilates and keeping active.