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Covid19 Update

Over the next few weeks, here at For Purpose, we will be taking precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of Covid 19. We appreciate this is a difficult time and many of us are concerned for the health and safety of our colleagues, clients and our loved ones. As a result, we will be […]

Queens University Grad Fair

  Delighted to be in Belfast today at the Queens University Grad fair! Great to meet so many enthusiastic graduates looking a career with purpose in 2020.

For Purpose gradireland fair

Delighted to be part of gradireland Live! career fair in RDS

Here we are again at the RDS for the next is the series of gradireland Live! career fairs. Great to meet some of the graduates of 2020 who are interested in making an impact with their careers.   Below is the panel discussion on how to feature your ability – making you more employable.  

For Purpose Shortlisted for Best Graduate Training Programme

Its awards time again! We are delighted to announce that For Purpose Graduate Programme is shortlisted for Best Graduate Training Programme by Education Awards 2020. Details https://www.educationawards.ie/shortlist  

Emma Morgan For Purpose Mentor

Emma Morgan joins the For Purpose Mentor team

Emma Morgan For Purpose Mentor

Round-table: Impact of digital marketing communications

This week’s round-table session was facilitated by Craig Dwyer, Digital Campaigns & Strategic Communications Consultant and Founder of ‘ForaChange’. The topic of this For Purpose round-table session was the role of digital marketing in communication campaigns. During the session, Craig demonstrated the impact digital marketing had on the ‘Yes Equality’ campaign in Ireland. Craig was […]

Interested in Becoming a For Purpose Fundraising Mentor?

WHAT IS FOR PURPOSE? For Purpose is Ireland’s not-for-profit graduate programme. We attract, mentor and develop the future leaders of the sector. For Purpose connects not-for-profit organisations with talented graduates who are searching ‘for purpose’ in their careers and the chance to make an impact on civil society. HOW DOES FOR PURPOSE WORK? • Graduates […]

For Purpose Attends the gradireland Summer Fair

The For Purpose team was kept busy yesterday at the gradireland careers fair in the RDS, where we were joined by over 3,000 graduates and 40 exhibitors at the fair. There was a substantial level of interest at our stand throughout the day, signifying a strong appetite from third-level graduates for a career in the […]

Adrian McCarthy Discusses the Topic of Future Leaders in the Sector

On Thursday 23rd of May, the For Purpose team were in Croke Park for The Wheel’s Annual Summit. The event, which coincided with The Wheel’s 20th anniversary, focused on how we can promote innovation in the community, voluntary and charity sector to unlock a brighter future for all. A number of seminars took place throughout […]

Six months in – a graduate’s experience of For Purpose

SIX MONTHS AFTER STARTING WITH ACTIONAID IRELAND, JULIANNE FLYNN TALKED TO FOR PURPOSE ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE OF THE PROGRAMME   FOR PURPOSE: WHAT DID YOU STUDY IN COLLEGE? Julianne Flynn: I studied Sociology and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin, with a year abroad at the University of Melbourne. This course is essentially a mixture […]