To make the choice easier after university – be sure to go to as many career fairs as you can, go to as many space conferences as you can, do summer courses and do as many internships as you can while you are still in university! Everyone in the space sector is very friendly so ask around!
WHAT CAN YOU do after your bachelors
There are really two options here – study more or work!
- Masters in Space Science (UCD): https://sisweb.ucd.ie/usis/!W_HU_MENU.P_PUBLISH?p_tag=PROG&MAJR=F060
- International Space University: http://www.isunet.edu/
- Create your own space business: https://www.esaspacesolutions.ie/
- List of all Irish space companies that you can apply to: https://www.enterprise-ireland.com/en/Research-Innovation/Companies/Access-EU-Research-Innovation-reports/Space-Industry-Directory/Overview.html
- Apply to an ESA Young Graduate Program: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Careers_at_ESA/Young_Graduate_Trainees
- Apply for GNSS opportunities: https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities