Intern in Dublin

Program Information

On Intern in Dublin, you really get the best of both worlds! After an introduction on how to live and work in Dublin, you will work full-time alongside your Irish counterparts and you can choose an 8-week, 10-week, or 12-week program. Once the workday is over, you’ll have one of the greatest cities in Europe outside your door. You will experience:

New multiculturalism in an up-and-coming city – Due to an economic boom in the past 2 decades and an influx of immigrants from around the world, Ireland has been transformed into a new, hip European hot spot. You’ll find delicious Lebanese cuisine, trendy film cafés, and colorful international parades alongside statues of Irish literary giants.

A custom international internship experience – We know you’re not traveling to Dublin to fetch biscuits and make photocopies. So don’t worry. Your internship is matched to meet your career goals, interests, and skills.

International interns and colleagues – You will get the chance to work with Dubliners as well as fellow interns from all over the world. What better way to gain a truly global perspective?

Professional references for the future – You will network with your new Irish and international coworkers, and in the process, you’ll make close friends, boost your resume, and gain great references for future job prospects during your internship in Ireland.

Travel opportunities throughout the region – With cheap airfare and train routes galore, you can travel in Ireland, to neighboring UK, and to various cities, beaches, and mountains in Europe on the weekend.

360° Networking Toolkit - You will receive business cards, resume/interview coaching, and an internship completion certificate. You’ll also gain access to a seminar series on topics such as developing and maximizing a LinkedIn account, interview expectations, adding the experience to your resume, and more! Jump-start your career with our global network!

Highlights

If you've ever wanted an international internship in Ireland, then check out our Intern in Dublin program! Here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique.

  • Live in one of the best cities in Europe 
  • Gain international work experience during your full-time internship 
  • Work in Dublin alongside Irish citizens 
  • Boost your résumé for a competitive advantage in the job market 
  • Professional contacts and job references 
  • Over 100 internship placements available in many fields 
  • Enjoy one of Dublin’s many festivals 
  • Live in awesome apartments with international students and interns

Your internship in Dublin will include several day trips throughout your time in Ireland. These trips may include visits to Galway and the Aran Islands, a tour of Dublin, a visit to an archaeology museum, the opportunity to see the Book of Kells, or a trip to Northern Ireland to see Belfast, the Titanic Center, and several medieval castles.

Past Intern in Dublin trips have included:

Guinness Storehouse Visit the place where it all started! The Guinness Storehouse is central to the Irish identity and you'll love learning how to make the perfect pint from the masters themselves.

Cliff Walking Walk the cliffs of Ireland to see dramatic and stunning views of the water and coast.

The Summer group interning in Dublin will have an extensive two-day orientation and one weekend trip to another part of the island, plus one or two day excursions within Dublin. Past excursions for the summer group have included:

Belfast Visit the largest city and capital of Northern Ireland! While there, learn more about "The Troubles," and visit the Titanic Center before heading up to the Antrim Coast and the beautiful village of Ballintoy. From here, you'll get great views of Scotland! You may also visit the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, the Giant's Causeway, and Dunluce Castle!

Housing

As an intern in Dublin, your internships will be all over the city. Every attempt will be made to ensure you are as close as possible to your internship but some interns may have a 60 minute commute. The housing may vary from term to term and will be finalized upon your placement. All independent interns will have a shared room with shared living space. Summer interns will also live in shared rooms. Single rooms are available for a $400 supplement.

Placements

Internships are customized based on your field of interest and resume. The following are fields in which previous interns have been placed: art and art history; business administration; computer science and information systems; dramatic and theater arts; English for professional communications; forensic science and criminal justice; international studies; international relations and political science; psychology; recreation, leisure, and hospitality; social work; and sports management.

Campus Setting

Urban

Credit

Credit must be obtained in order to participate on this internship program. All students should sit down with their academic advisor to discuss ways to obtain credit.

GPA Requirement

2.5/4.0

Language of Instruction

English

Program Dates

Summer 2014*:

Start Date: June 15
End Date: August 9

Year Round Independent Intern Option Program Dates

Available throughout the year

Program Fee

Summer 2014: $5,740*

8 weeks: $5,740*

10 weeks: $6,740*

12 weeks: $7,740*

*Cost may change at any time due to the current exchange rate.

Included

  • Internship placement and support
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure and onsite orientation
  • Airport pick-up
  • Medical & accident insurance
  • Carbon offset of travel & Green Travel Guide
  • Excursions around Dublin (Summer only)
  • Two meals in Dublin with program participants (Summer only)

How to Apply

  • Set up an appointment with Frances Weiner, frances@iepabroad.org
  • Apply 90 days (in complete) before the first day of their start month.
  • Fill out a CISabroad Online Application
  • Pay the $200 application deposit*

*This is NOT an extra fee, but is a non-refundable deposit applied towards your total program fee. You will be directed to pay this after completing the online application.

Past Students

"To say it was a good experience would be an understatement. I got the chance to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world and work a dream job...What could be better than that?"

Jesse L.