2022 HPRA Graduate Programme
Accomplish, achieve and learn in a supportive environment while contributing to the protection of public and animal health
We are now accepting applications for the 2022 HPRA Graduate Programme. Consisting of three separate streams, the HPRA Graduate Programme is structured to ensure graduates gain insight and exposure to different departments, encouraging the development and enhancement of multiple competencies.
In acknowledging the transition from academic life to a new authentic work environment can be challenging, the graduate programme employs a 3 tier support network to support graduates in the shape of; managers, buddies and fellow graduates.
The allocation of meaningful experience and challenging work is a key pillar supporting the programme. Graduates will be assigned meaningful projects over the course of the programme, with the development of both technical and soft skills central to the programme.
To see the 2022 HPRA Graduate Programme information leaflet, please click here
How to Apply
Applications for the 2022 Graduate Programme will open on the 1st September 2021.
HPRA Application Form and CV should be submitted via the HPRA Recruitment Portal. Please ensure you choose the correct stream.
If you are a new user and want to see a video tutorial on how to create and account and apply for a vacancy via the Recruitment Portal, please click here.
The closing date for applications is the 31st October 2021.
For more information on the graduate programme, please see our FAQ page.
If you have any queries regarding the graduate programme please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experiences of the HPRA Graduate Programme
Michelle Maguire and Jenny Tobin, who both joined the graduate programme in 2020, have written about their experiences in the blogs linked below.
Jenny Tobin, Medicines on the Market stream
Michelle Maguire, Medical Devices stream
Working at the HPRA – Further Information
More information about working at the HPRA, including information about our commitment to learning and development and to work-life balance, is available on our main Recruitment webpage. The page includes a video in which HPRA staff members share their experiences of working life in the HPRA.