The Southern Regional College last week hosted a Careers Information Evening on their campus on behalf of local leading company, First Derivatives. 

Senior staff from First Derivatives outlined exciting job and career opportunities for graduates as well as for current aspiring students who are keen to secure a future position at the global company.  They indicated what skills and qualities the company are looking for as well as informing attendees of the global opportunities available.

Pictured at the Careers Evening were from left: Catherine McGovern (Recruitment Executive), Tracy Rice (i3 Manager, Southern Regional College), Leanne Maguire (Senior HR & Recruitment Executive, First Derivatives), Jonathan McCrink (SRC Placement student, First Derivatives), Claire Byrne (Assistant Director for Business Engagement, Southern Regional College), Michelle Billham (Business Development Executive – i3, Southern Regional College) Jennifer McErlean (Recruitment Executive, First Derivatives)
Pictured at the Careers Evening were from left: Catherine McGovern (Recruitment Executive), Tracy Rice (i3 Manager, Southern Regional College), Leanne Maguire (Senior HR & Recruitment Executive, First Derivatives), Jonathan McCrink (SRC Placement student, First Derivatives), Claire Byrne (Assistant Director for Business Engagement, Southern Regional College), Michelle Billham (Business Development Executive – i3, Southern Regional College) Jennifer McErlean (Recruitment Executive, First Derivatives)

First Derivatives recently announced 400 new jobs across a range of areas including Computing and Software Engineering, Contact Centre and Digital Marketing.  The Newry based business is growing substantially each year and is keen to attract local talent to join the exciting and fast growing company.

SRC was delighted to host this event on behalf of First Derivatives.  Brian Doran, Chief Executive at SRC, opened the event and noted the significant attendance level present to learn more about the opportunities at First Derivatives and also to speak one-to-one with the staff present at the event.

Attendees also heard from Jonathan McCrink, a Foundation Degree in Computing student at SRC currently on placement with First Derivatives. Jonathan outlined his learning journey to date with SRC and how he is thoroughly enjoying and valuing his placement with the company.

First Derivatives looks forward to welcoming applications from local graduates.  If you would like more details on how to apply for some of the 400 positions available, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.