Cathy Savage

Cathy Savage

Senior Manager

Cathy joined the UCD Careers Network (Blackrock) in 2010. Cathy was appointed Senior Manager of the UCD Careers Network (Blackrock) at the UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business in 2015 where her role involves managing the UCD Smurfit Careers team and developing relationships and engaging with key graduate employers. Formerly, Cathy was an Associate Director with one of Ireland's largest recruitment companies.

Michael McDonnell

Michael McDonnell

Careers Manager

A career educationalist and more recently a Business and Executive Coach, Michael joined the UCD Careers Network (Blackrock) as a Careers Manager in January 2016.
As a Careers Manager, he coaches students on an individual and group basis around topics such as career planning, effective applications and interview techniques to enable students fulfil their real potential.

Mark Davies

Mark Davies

Careers Manager

Mark joined UCD Smurfit School as a Careers Manager in Jan 2018. He manages the FT & Exec MBA Career Development Programmes while also supporting MSc & MBA students on an individual basis with careers strategy, job applications & interview preparation. Mark also helps to build relationships with domestic & international employers of Business School students. He has 15 years experience in student careers, incl. 10 years as Employer Relations Manager for Imperial College Business School, London.

Kylie Leonard

Kylie Leonard

As the Executive Assistant to the UCD Smurfit Careers Network, Kylie supports the team and students through managing communications, social media and general administrative tasks. Joining the team in January 2020, Kylie has since created the monthly careers newsletter and played a major role in event organisation for the Career Fairs, PDW Orientation Workshops and more.
Having graduated from Smurfit with her MSc in Marketing in 2019, Kylie has enjoyed her time assisting the team and the students who are in the very position she was in not so long ago.

General Enquiries

For general enquiries please email smurfitcareers@ucd.ie

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