THE CAREERS PODCAST
Welcome to the Working It podcast with Vanessa McGeehan. Listen to our interviews with professionals from a range of different backgrounds. We discuss important topics, including leaving education and how you can follow a similar career path. New episodes every week.
Careers In The Music Industry – With Linley Hamilton, Jazz Musician, Broadcaster & University Lecturer
In this episode we discuss with Linley what life is like as a musician, careers in the music industry and how to make the most of your music degree during covid.
Managing A Side Hustle Alongside A Full Time Job – With Jessica McCauley, Wildflower Custom Designs
In this episode we discuss changing career paths, how to set up a side hustle while balancing your work and personal life and tips on how to market to your target audience on social media.
Squint Creative, Digital Marketing Agency
In this episode we discuss with the team at Squint Creative what it is like to work at a digital marketing agency, changing career paths, and life as a startup.
Anna Harley, Engineer and PhD Student
In this episode we discuss studying engineering at university, the benefits of internships, and advice for women who are interested in following a STEM career.
Jude Morrow – Social Worker, Author and Entrepreneur
In this episode we discuss with Jude what life is like to live with Autism, his journey towards a career as a social worker, and what it takes to start your own business.
Will Grieve, Personal Trainer
In this episode we discuss with Will his journey towards a career in personal training and he also offers great advice to anyone who is interested in following a career within the sports industry.
Hannah Vail, Fashion Designer and Young Entrepreneur
In this episode we discuss with Hannah careers in the fashion industry, building up a fashion portfolio, and the journey that led her towards opening her own fashion line Han* Clothing.
Alanna Mullan, Nuclear Science and Technology Student
As part of our women in STEM mini-series we discuss with Alanna what a day’s work looks like as a STEM student and tips for young women who are interested in following a STEM related career path.
Interview With Ruaidhri ODonnell, Political Advisor
In this episode, Vanessa and Ruaidhri discuss what it is like to work within a political party, the importance of upskilling, and how to develop your CV to kickstart your career in politics.
Aoife-Grace Moore, Political Correspondent
In this episode Vanessa and Aoife discuss careers in journalism, why work placement will benefit your journalism degree and the benefits of internships and CV building.
Leonie Sheehan, Salon Manager & Marketer
In this episode Vanessa and Leonie discuss changing career paths, what a days work looks like inaa managerial position and careers in social media marketing.
Orann Coyle, Financial Advisor
In this episode Vanessa and Orann discuss the different career available within the finance industry and what a days work looks like for a financial advisor.
Katie Matthews, Entrepreneur
In this episode Vanessa and Katie discuss her journey towards opening her two businesses and mindfulness tips for students and young professionals to help with stress and anxiety.
Leona O’ Neill, Journalist
In this episode Vanessa and Leona discuss what a days work looks like for a journalist and advice for anyone who is interested in this profession.
Luke McEvoy, Junior Doctor
In this episode Vanessa and Luke discuss what life is like as a junior doctor, and tips to help you trough your medicine university interviews.
Cate Conway, Radio Presenter
In this episode Vanessa and Cate discuss careers in Radio presenting, the art of voice overs, and tips to help you overcome fears of public speaking.
Jennifer Neff & Leanne Monk, Entrepreneurs
In this episode Vanessa chats with Jennifer and Leanne from Elemental to discuss careers in community development and what life is like as a start-up.
Rory Kelly, Events Manager
In this episode Vanessa and Rory discuss changing career paths, what it is like to have a job in journalism, and what a days work looks like in events management.
Caolán Austin, Sound Engineer
In this episode Vanessa and Caolán discuss careers in the music industry, what a days work is like at a recording studio, and the importance of placements in secondary school and university.
Aoife Doherty, Fashionista & Entrepreneur
In this episode Vanessa and Aoife discuss what is it like to change university courses, careers in the fashion industry and what life is like as a young entrepreneur.