This week’s guest is Rob Muldowney, one of the Co-Founders of start-up company Covid Interns. Covid Interns is a social enterprise platform connecting organisations struggling with the commercial challenges of Covid-19 with volunteer University students and Graduates who can help.

They have made over 150  successful placements since June 2020 and their service has been rated 4.8/5 stars by both their volunteers and client businesses. Their volunteers want to make lasting differences in their communities by helping local businesses navigate Covid-19, all while gaining valuable work experience along the way.

James sits down with Rob Muldowney to discuss his career journey with the launch and development of COVID Interns and how he and his team dealt with the obstacles of launching a new business in the middle of a global pandemic.

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Introducing, The Career Scoop, a new podcast that digs deep into all thing’s careers. Hosted by career experts, James Fitzsimons and Sylvia Jones. James and Sylvia know all about careers and their ups and downs as two leading recruiters who between them have a combined experience of over 40 years placing people into their dream jobs.  Each week they will bring you advice, insights and guidance from industry leaders from different fields around the world.