Nicola Kiely '15

Data Analyst and International Lacrosse Player

After leaving Queen’s in 2015 Nicola moved to Ireland to study Economics and Geography at University College Dublin. She graduated in June 2018 and took up a three-month internship at Public Relations firm Wachsman,  who have offices in New York, Dublin and Singapore.

After two months Nicola was offered, and accepted, a full-time position as an Account Co-ordinator, assisting in the co-ordination and execution of PR campaigns, drafting press releases and developing relationships with media to secure and grow coverage for clients. She organised interviews for her clients with top tier publications including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the BBC.

In 2019 Nicola took up a role at KPMG in their Transaction Services team as an Analyst.

Outside work, Nicola has continued her successful Lacrosse career. After being selected for the Ireland Lacrosse squad in 2016, she represented her country at the 2017 World Cup and is heading to the European Championships in July 2019. Nicola is also a coach for Ireland Lacrosse, delivering sessions in primary and secondary schools in Dublin.