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Ibec Employer Relations Graduate Programme

Open - 4th October 2021
Close - 12th November 2021 @ 5pm

Ibec's Employer Relations Graduate Programme is unique. Thirty seven years in existence, the 11 month programme is very highly regarded amongst HR practitioners. It is considered an excellent step to a successful industrial relations, employment law, human resources or consultancy career.

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How to apply for our programme

Step 1

Use our 'Sample application form' to familiarise yourself with the application questions.

Step 2

Complete the 'actual application form' and competency questionnaire and submit to Ibec.

Step 3

Shortlisted candidates will undertake online psychometric testing in early December 2021.

Step 4

16 candidates will be invited to a half day assessment in Ibec on 27th or 28th January 2022.

Step 5

Final interviews will take place on 10th and 11th February 2022. Up to five candidates will be offered positions on the Graduate programme for 2022.

What can the programme offer you?

A deep understanding of HR practice and the employer/ employee relationship. An opportunity to work in our unique collaborative environment and to gain experience in a HR department of an Ibec member company

A unique insight into industrial relations issues in a broad range of industries

A comprehensive understanding of Irish employment law as applied in practice plus a Technological University of Dublin accredited Certificate in Employment Law (Level 6 NFQ)

A working knowledge of the industrial relations and employment rights third party institutions (Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court)