Therese Simons

 

26 South Circular Road

Dublin 8

 

Telephone: (01) 4582435

Email: therese.simons@eircom.net

Date of Birth:  18.09.86

 

EDUCATION      

 

2001- present             BE Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

                                    Expect to graduate with a 2:1 Honours in June 2003

                                    Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street

 

Final Year Subjects: Computer Engineering, Communications, 

Microwave and RF design.

                                    Final Year Project: Error control in data transmission

 

1998-2001                                      Diploma Applied Electronics:  Distinction

Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street

 

Subjects:  Satellite Communications, Software Engineering, Computer based manufacturing

Final Year Project: Phased array antenna for wireless

applications

                                               

1992-1998       Leaving Certificate

High School, Rathgar

 

Maths(C), English(C), Physics (C), Technical Graphics (B), Business (C), French (C)

Lower Level: Irish (B)

 

SKILLS

 

Computer:                  Basic principles of C/C++ and Java.

                                    Platforms: Windows and Linux experience

Driving:                      full, clean drivers licence

Languages:                 basic conversational French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE DETAILS

 

Summer 2000-2001    Student Engineer, Guinness, Dublin

Responsible for:

¨      examining pipe work as part of physical plant survey

¨      checking electrical drawings

¨      installing final stages of control system upgrade

¨      conforming with health and safety legislation

 

Summer 1998- June   Telesales Operator, Eircom, Dublin

2000 (part time)          Responsible for:

¨      marketing and selling Eircom discounts and products to customers by telephone

¨      answering queries and handling customer complaints

 

Sept 2001-present      Sales Assistant, Dunnes Stores, Stephens Green Centre

(part time)                   Responsible for:

¨      serving customers, handling cash, credit cards and cheques

¨      dealing with customer complaints

 

INTERESTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS 

 

¨      Student of the Year Award 2001

¨      Sports: enjoy swimming, member of Coolmine Swimming Club, teach under 5s to swim on Saturdays.  Possess Swimming Instructors certificate.  Attend weekly Yoga classes

¨      Travel: have travelled extensively in Europe.  Enjoy meeting people of different cultures

¨      Member of Institute of Engineers in Ireland

 

 

REFEREES

 

Dr Jones                       (Project Supervisor) School of Electrical Engineering, Kevin  Street, Dublin 8   tel:  01 4674923

 

Mr O’Mahony              (Team Leader) Guinness Ireland, St James Gate, Dublin
tel: 01 5356753