• Question: Have you got to travel much with your job?

    Asked by Hazel1597 to Ted, Sajjad, Laura, Kevin, Ellen, Andrea on 6 Mar 2019.
    • Photo: Ellen Simmons

      Ellen Simmons answered on 6 Mar 2019:


      I get to travel to different cities for careers fairs, conferences and outreach events, but haven’t yet gotten to travel very far. I hope to visit the USA soon, because I have a client who is based there. Lots of my colleagues travel, depending on where their clients are based.

    • Photo: Andrea Pacheco

      Andrea Pacheco answered on 7 Mar 2019:


      Yes, my career brought me all the way from Colombia to Ireland, and because of my current job I have been to more than 5 different countries in the last two years.

    • Photo: Laura Farina

      Laura Farina answered on 7 Mar 2019:


      I actually travel a lot for my job to partecipate to conferences, courses, meeting, to collaborate with other engineers… sometimes it feels too much but it is a great opportunity!
      For example in the next days, from March 20th to April 10th, I will travel to Sicily, Poland, and Netherlands!! It can be tiring but I love it!

    • Photo: Ted Burke

      Ted Burke answered on 7 Mar 2019:


      I don’t travel with work very much, but I have opportunities to travel if I want. There are lots of research conferences around the world where I could go to present my work. I travel around Ireland a bit running robotics workshops, but I’ve never done one overseas.

    • Photo: Kevin OBrien

      Kevin OBrien answered on 11 Mar 2019:


      I have had loads of opportunities to travel, but have not done very much.
      The majority of my trips were within Europe.

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