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The inside scoop on planning – DCU hosting free Radiate bootcamp

Are you interested in a career in the advertising industry?

On Saturday, September 22nd Radiate is giving you the opportunity to learn from the best at their free event, Radiate for Grace in DCU.

Radiate which was founded by Planner Germaine Fagan was set up in honour of PhD student, Grace McDermott. The event will provide advertising hopefuls with the tools and skills they need to achieve a successful career in the industry.

Grace McDermott was a successful Advertising Account Planner who died last year. Grace had also founded the blog Women Are Boring to give female researchers a voice and a platform to present their ideas.

The free boot camp will teach you all the tricks of the trades and will provide an insight into what life is like as a Planner. If you are considering a career in any branch of Marketing Communications strategy, then this is a great opportunity to interact with a panel of experienced professionals.

Speakers on the day will be from Javelin, JWT Folk and the Union in Edinburgh. The keynote speaker at the event will be Mark Pollard, Strategy CEO of Mighty Jungle in New York.

Applications are open for those who would like to attend. To request an application form, email Germaine at

If you would like more information on the event, visit