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Career Opportunities in the Agri-Food Sector

From: 09 Jun 2020 - 10:00 To: 09 Jun 2020 - 11:00

Career Opportunities in the Agri-Food Sector

The Centre for Co-operative Studies at CUBS UCC will host a webinar on June 9th at 10:00, focusing on sustainability and careers in the Irish agri-food sector.

Speakers will discuss career opportunities in the Agri-Food sector and how COVID-19 is affecting employment in Ireland's largest indigenous industry. This will be moderated by Dr Noreen Byrne of the MSc in Co-Operatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development, and will feature distinguished guests from the Irish Food Industry, who will discuss employability, sustainability and the recent changes in the sector. We are delighted to welcome:

  •           Yvonne Cooney, Head of Sustainability, Ornua: “Sustainability Career Opportunities in the Agri-Food and Co-operative Sector”
  •           Aoife Feeney, Dairy Sustainability Advisor, Carbery Group: “Food: the Central Importance of Sustainability”
  •           Elise McCarthy, Senior CSR Advisor, Business in the Community, Ireland: “Sustainability and Business in Ireland: Future Opportunities”
  •           Dr. Oliver Moore, ARC Communication Director, Member of the Communications Team, Cultivate (Sustainability NGO) & Journalist, Irish Examiner: “New Directions - How Sustainability Policy and COVID-19 impact Jobs' Futures"


Tuesday 9th June


10am - 11am


Register here

The webinar will conclude with a section from Dr Noreen Byrne on Educational, Work Placement & Scholarship Opportunities through the MSc Co-operatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development.

All are welcome to attend to learn about career opportunities in the sector.