Representation in Ireland

Wednesday 30 October: Seminar - Employment Opportunities in the EU for people with Irish, Citywest Hotel, Co Dublin

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Are you interested in learning more about the opportunities for Irish linguists in the EU? The European Commission and Ireland’s Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht are organising a full-day seminar aimed at informing potential candidates of these opportunities and providing concrete practical advice on preparing for selection procedures. See the programme below for further information about the event.  A more detailed version of the programme will be available soon.

Date: 
30/10/2019 (All day)

Register now by sending an email to DGT-GA-CONF-19@ec.europa.eu,

EU-IE SEMINAR, 2019

Irish as a full official and working language of the EU –
Opportunities and challenges: Succeeding in a selection procedure

Dublin, 30 October 2019, 09:00 to 17:00
Citywest Hotel, Co. Dublin

PROGRAMME

09:00-09:30

REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS and WELCOME COFFEE

09:30-09:45

OPENING

09:45-12:00

SESSION 1

Presentations by representatives from the EU institutions on the different employment opportunities and recruitment processes

Presentation 1: Recruiting translators: the opportunities

Presentation 2: Recruiting translators: why so challenging?

Presentation 3: Recruiting linguistic assistants

Questions and Answers

[Coffee Break 10:55 – 11:10]

Presentation 4: Recruiting lawyer-linguists

Presentation 5:  Recruiting interpreters

Questions and Answers

12:00-13:00

SESSION 2

Presentations by representatives from IE on the ways they are contributing and can contribute further to preparing candidates for selection procedures

Presentation 1: Presentation from Centre of Excellence for Careers with the Irish language in the European Union

Presentation 2: Presentation from Rannóg an Aistriúcháin on interpretation

Question and Answers

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:15

SESSION 3

Workshops

Multiple practical workshops will take place in parallel, aimed at better preparing candidates to succeed in selection procedures for the main linguistic roles (e.g. translators, interpreters, linguistic assistants and lawyer-linguists). As there will be two rounds of workshops, candidates will be able to attend one workshop and then move to another topic for the second round.

16:15-16:50

SESSION 4

World Café format open discussion – the way forward

16:50-17:00

Closing remarks