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Internships in Dublin, Ireland
Students will participate in an international internship that allows them to experience the benefits of studying abroad while also gaining real-world professional work experience.
Location: 
Dublin, Ireland
Language of Instruction: 
English
Term: 
Summer
Academic Disciplines: 
-Open to All Majors
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Geology
Public Administration
Human Sexuality
Social Work
Law
Leadership Studies
Geography
Most Disciplines
Journalism
Business
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Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Health Policy & Management
Marketing
Peace & Conflict Studies
Music
Political Science
International Business
Technology
Sociology
Strategic Communication
Supply Chain Management
Visual Art
History of Art
Museum Studies
Speech-Language-Hearing
Urban Planning
Indigenous Studies
Psychology
Biology
Film & Media Studies
Sport Management
Exercise Science
Community Health
Program Type: 
Internship
Highlights: 
  • Gain in-demand global skills and hands-on experience in your field during this 8-week summer program
  • Experience Irish culture first-hand by living and working in the exciting international city of Dublin
  • Earn KU credit for your internship
  • Explore Dublin and/or travel during 3-day weekends
Program Summary: 

Participation in an international internship allows students to experience the benefits of studying abroad while also gaining real-world professional work experience. Only a small percentage of students study abroad – and even fewer intern abroad - so participation in an internship overseas can give you the professional advantage you need to succeed by giving you in demand global skills. The University of Kansas (KU) has partnered with EUSA, an international internship program provider, to offer high-quality placements in Dublin, Ireland. The internships, for which you earn academic credit from KU, are unpaid. They are available in a wide-range of fields including the arts, business, communication, economics, journalism, politics, healthcare, social policy, and hospitality. Other fields are available on a more limited basis so if your field is not listed, please inquire with the Office of Study Abroad (OSA).

EUSA strives to place students in internships that directly relate to their course of study, thus ensuring the quality and academic relevance. Placements are based on student skills, interests, and professional goals as well as the project needs and work cycles of internship sponsors. The companies and organizations selected as internship sites are carefully monitored by site visits and student assessment.

For more information about internships, click the following links:

Dublin Industry Sectors

EUSA Internship Guide: Industry Examples

 

Location: 

This 8-week program begins with a week-long orientation to the city of Dublin, including a welcome reception, city tour, and the student’s confirmation interview. Students will intern 28-32 hours per week Monday-Thursday for a total of 196-224 contact hours. They will have Fridays off providing them with three-day weekends to explore Dublin or travel on their own. The program also includes a full-day Saturday excursion to the Wicklow Mountains and a half-day excursion to a cultural event within Dublin.

Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is a warm and welcoming place. It is the center of Irish industry so internship opportunities are available in wide range of fields. The city prides itself on its beautifully preserved buildings and rich culture. Nearly one-third of the Irish population lives in Dublin, and half of the country’s people aged 26 and younger live there. Thanks to its young population, Dublin is incredibly lively with a great selection of clubs, pubs, and things to do. It offers fabulous museums and galleries, quaint streets and byways, and good shopping.
 

Academic Information: 

Students will earn academic credit for their internship through the University Career Center (UCC) or their academic department. Your course instructor will be a KU faculty member in the UCC or the academic department from which you receive internship credit. He or she will define the requirements for academic credit (work samples, papers, assignments, etc.). Your internship supervisor will complete an evaluation at the conclusion of the program that will be shared with your course instructor. Upon completion of your internship and submission of all required projects/ papers and the supervisor evaluation, your course instructor will assign a grade for your internship.

Internship course offerings typically have variable credit hours (i.e. 1-5 credits), which means that you can decide how many credits you would like to earn. Please note, however, that a minimum of 3 credits is required in order to be eligible for summer financial aid.
 

Click here to view a list of Internship Credit Options

Housing: 

Students will be housed in fully furnished apartments located outside of the city center. Housing is co-ed by apartment and students may share an apartment with students from their program, other EUSA students, or Irish and European students

Eligibility: 

Applicants must have completed their freshmen year prior to the start of the program and be in good academic standing. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required (exceptions considered with the submission of a GPA petition). Applicants seeking internships in healthcare fields, must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have taken at least one course related to the discipline.

Further Reading: 

Announcements

Summer & Fall Program Deadlines Extended for some programs.
See list of programs for more information.

 

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