Careers, Employability and Skills

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Joan Connolly

Since joining Careers, Employability and Skills at Queen’s Joan has worked with a range of Schools and her caseload now is divided between, firstly, the Schools of Psychology and Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology and, secondly, BEd Primary, Post-Primary and PGCE at Stranmillis University College. She is also involved in careers events with pre-university students to encourage widening participation at Queen’s and has gained the Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education. Joan is a member of the Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS) Training Committee which co-ordinates training for Careers Advisers across the island of Ireland. 

Joan is a graduate of Public Administration and Management and previously worked in human resource management in Industry for medium and large global organisations, specialising in graduate recruitment and selection.