Edwin Henry and Kerrie Drum are active members of the IAESTE Ireland Local Committee, supporting international trainees who come to work in Ireland through IAESTE. Edwin is a a process engineer with PM Group in Dublin and Kerrie is an R&D Engineer in County Waterford and is the IAESTE Ireland Local Committee President. In this post, Edwin and Kerrie describe what they learnt at the IAESTE 2019 Connect Conference this year and how they hope to bring that learning to their work on the IAESTE Local Committee in 2019 and beyond.
Kerrie Drum is an R&D Engineer in County Waterford and is also the IAESTE Ireland Local Committee President. In this post Kerrie describes her recent trip–with Neha Choudhary of IAESTE Ireland in Léargas–to the IAESTE Annual Conference in Cyprus, where delegates from member countries exchange work placements. Kerrie also looks back at what was accomplished in 2018 by the IAESTE Local Committee. They welcomed 10 international trainees to Ireland for their summer placements last year and are looking forward to welcoming this summer’s trainees shortly!
International inspiration led to increased motivation for the IAESTE Dublin Local Committee when they attended a regional conference in Belgium recently. Edwin Henry reports on the conference and the Local Committee’s plans for 2018.