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AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
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Citi's mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients. We have 200 years of experience helping our clients meet the world's toughest challenges and embrace its greatest opportunities. We are Citi, the global bank – an institution connecting millions of people across hundreds of countries and cities.We protect people's savings and help them make the purchases – from everyday transactions to buying a home – that improve the quality of their lives. 



Since ESB was established in 1927, it has always endeavoured to bring light and energy to the people it serves, allowing individuals and communities to fulfil their potential in every walk of life. This is achieved not only through the provision of critical energy infrastructure, but also through ESB's contribution to the economy in the form of investment, taxes, dividends and jobs.




We have an unwavering commitment to inclusion and diversity. This commitment starts at the top—with our CEO and board of directors—and we expect leaders at all levels to help create and sustain an inclusive environment.Our ambition is to be the most inclusive and diverse company in the world. We believe our diversity makes us stronger and more innovative—and we embrace diversity as a source of innovation, creativity and competitive advantage. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values at Accenture. 


The HSE provides all of Ireland's public health services in hospitals and communities across the country. Our mission is to help people in Ireland are supported by health and social care services to achieve their full potential. Help people in Ireland can access safe, compassionate and quality care when they need it and help people in Ireland can be confident that we will deliver the best health outcomes and value through optimising our resources.​



HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve around 38 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America. With around 3,900 offices worldwide, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.​

Sigmar Recruitment

Sigmar employs over 120 specialist recruitment consultants in four Irish locations –  Dublin, Cork, Tralee and Galway. We have an unparalleled breadth of recruitment practice expertise coupled with deep industry specialism across; Accountancy, Aviation, Banking & Financial Services, Construction & Property Services,  Engineering & Manufacturing, HR, Insurance,  IT, Legal, Marketing, Multilingual, Office Support, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Public Sector, Sales, and Supply Chain. We provide our clients with executive and professional level permanent, temporary and contract talent across all verticals through tailored service solutions.

Deutsche Bank

Founded in Berlin in 1870 to support our clients’ increasingly international business and to facilitate trade between Germany, other European countries, and markets further afield, Deutsche Bank has developed into a leading client-centric global universal bank. It now employs around 100,000 staff in more than 70 countries worldwide.Deutsche Bank has had a presence in Ireland since 1991 and today employs over 650 people in our state of the art offices in Eastpoint Business Park.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an ongoing success story. Our guiding principles, and humble beginning, revolve around personal honesty and integrity. We believe in strengthening our communities one at a time. Serving our customers as if they were our family. And rewarding hard work. These things are as true today as they were when we were founded in 1957.Today, our extensive network and fleet positions Enterprise as part of the largest transportation solutions provider. We offer our customers local and airport car and van rentals. We’re in more than 30 countries with over 7,200 locations. What does this mean to our customers? We're there when you need us.

Irish Life

Established in 1939, Irish Life is Ireland’s leading life and pension company.Since July 2013 Irish Life has been part of the Great-West Lifeco group of companies, one of the world’s leading life assurance organisations.Great-West Lifeco and its subsidiaries - including The Great-West Life Assurance Company which was founded in Winnipeg, Canada more than a century ago - have approximately $1.2 trillion in consolidated assets under administration and are members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies. Irish Life is committed to delivering innovative products backed by the highest standards of customer service and, as part of Great-West Lifeco, has access to experience and expertise on a global scale, allowing the company to continuously enhance its leading range of products and services.

Central Bank

As a knowledge-based organisation, the Central Bank needs to attract, retain and develop skilled people and collaborate effectively through knowledge sharing. To achieve this, the Central Bank seeks to recruit, select, motivate and develop its people in an effective way, and offer a reward model which is merit based and attractive. The Central Bank will continue to develop and support a learning culture and ensure that it is a fulfilling place to work.  



Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland is one of the largest financial services groups in Ireland. The Group provides a broad range of banking and other financial services; we also offer services in the UK through our trusted partners the AA and the Post Office. Bank of Ireland has supported the work of AHEAD for more than 10 years through their Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) work placement programme. We’re looking for people who can bring their talent, ideas, effort and results to the team. Great minds don’t all think alike. We value the individual – it has helped us succeed in an ever-changing, ever more diverse world. So you will be joining more than an industry leader: you will be shaping the development of a dynamic organisation that believes the best is yet to come. 

Dell Ireland

Dell provides end-to-end solutions that enable more affordable and accessible technology around the world, empowering people everywhere to do more.  You will be part of a collaborative team that believes in honest communication, shares creativity and welcomes different perspectives. There is a winning culture built on a platform of integrity and a spirit of innovation. We will also provide the mentoring, training and opportunities for you to fulfil your ambitions and potential.

Bank Of America

We are guided by a common purpose, to help make financial lives better by connecting those we serve with the resources they need to be successful. Our purpose and values form the foundation of our culture — a culture that is rooted in accountability, disciplined risk management, and delivering together as a team to better serve our clients, strengthen our communities, and deliver value to our shareholders. This all comes together as an engine for responsible growth


The NTMA is a State body which operates with a commercial remit to provide asset and liability management services to Government. It has evolved from a single function agency managing the National Debt to a manager of a complex portfolio of public assets and liabilities. The NTMA has formulated a mission statement to encapsulate the central purpose of the organisation across its business areas and a set of core values to guide our behaviour and decision-making.

Public Appointment Service

The Public Appointments Service (PAS) is the independent centralised recruitment, assessment and selection body for the Civil Service, Health Service, Local Authorities, the Garda Síochána, Prison Service and other public service bodies.The work of PAS ranges from traditional large volume recruitment and selection competitions, administrative, technical and professional positions, to tailored selection processes for senior professional and management positions.







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