OPW Graduate Training Scheme 2010

logo_aaiThe Office of Public Works and the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland is inviting applications for the Architectural Graduate Training Scheme. The Training Scheme is designed for recent graduates, who have a recognised qualification in architecture. The training scheme will have fourteen places with starting dates from October 2010 to March 2011. The selection process will be short listing for competitive interview in September/October 2010.

The training scheme will provide practical experience for those wishing to prepare for the R.I.A.I. or UCD Examination in Professional Practice. Placement, in the O.P.W Architectural Services, Trim, Co. Meath or 52 St. Stephen’s Green Dublin 2 (or other OPW Offices as may be required) will be for 36 months only, at a salary of €37,532 p.a.

The Office of Public Works provides a wide range of architectural services and has an important role in the conservation and protection of our architectural heritage. The OPW Architectural Service is part of a multi- disciplinary service and has a wide range of projects, including major restoration and refurbishment projects for historic properties and cultural institutions, office accommodation for government departments and other agencies, Garda stations, prisons, social welfare offices etc.

For further Information and an application form please contact:

Kathryn Meghen
8, Merrion Square
Dublin 2

Tel. (01) 676 1703
Fax. (01) 661 0948
E-mail kmeghen@riai.ie

Closing Date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 24 September 2010.
Please note that any form of canvassing will result in immediate disqualification.