Three thousand professionals are expected to attend Career Zoo West at the Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit, tomorrow, Saturday, 23rd September, seeking new opportunities in tech, biotech, finance and other professional services.

Career Zoo West will have approximately 40 leading multinational and Irish employers in attendance, including STEM-sector leaders, professional and financial services and biotech companies. Employers will be hiring for a variety of roles across: tech, pharma, medtech, finance, marketing, HR and sales.


The event runs from 10am to 5pm over three floors at the iconic Galway Racecourse. In addition to showcasing job opportunities, Career Zoo will have panel discussions on topics such as the latest in Biotech, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Project Management, Women in STEM and Workplace Culture.

Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s event, Jackie Slattery, Director of Career Zoo, said: “This is an exciting time for the Career Zoo brand as we bring our next event to the West of Ireland.  We will be showcasing hundreds of exciting employment opportunities across tech, biotech, finance and other professional services, and we would encourage anyone looking to advance their career to come along. 

“Not only are there opportunities to meet leading employers and hear about the jobs they have on offer, but there are also talks and workshops on the latest trends and technologies in the world of work.

“Attendees will be able to upload their CVs digitally and share with their employers of choice. This is not to be missed if you’re looking to meet some of Ireland’s most exciting employers, and progress your career development. People can turn up and register at the event itself if they haven’t registered online in advance.”

The line-up includes recruiters and speakers from: Abbott, Abbvie, BD Research Centre Ireland, BioMarin, BioNua, BNP Paribas, Cisco, Ericsson, Fintrax, FRS, Grifols, Innopharma Labs, Institute of Project Management, Irish Medtech Association, JFC, Medtronic, Merit, NIBRT, Ocuco, PPD, Pramerica, SAP, Sidero, SL Controls and Wayfair, amongst others.

The sponsors of Career Zoo West are: Ericsson, Pramerica, Medtronic, Cisco and FRS Recruitment. Admission to the event is free.  To register, go to:

By Jim O Brien/CEO

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