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A Bit About the Founder…
Mary Lucey, the Founder of Career Ahead, is an elite Professional Educational Consultant. Mary has worked in Education for many years in both third level and further education. She held a wide variety of roles: Principal, Senior Departmental Manager, Project Manager, Lecturer, College Work Placement Coordinator and Industry Liaison. She is experienced in assessments and examinations; in quality assurance and results approval and appeals processes. She has acted as an external examiner for a number of Colleges. Mary has overseen the introduction of modularisation and semesterisation in colleges. She has developed and managed third level undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and set up scholarship schemes to support students. She has worked in marketing, PR and event management and introduced a variety of innovative and national award winning projects and initiatives.
During all this time, the main focus for Mary has been on the individual - from pre-college; to during college; to after college - and how best to provide advice and support to pave out a future career. Mary believes the key to success in college and/or in a career is to follow your interests and passion so that what you are doing motivates and excites you. With the enormous insight, knowledge and experience built up; Mary can provide answers to questions and solutions to problems. She can work with you and for you, to create the future you and your "Career Ahead".