Dublin, Ireland

Full-Time Semester Internship

Full-Time Internship
Fall, Spring

At a Glance


Residence Hall


3 per Semester

Primary Spoken Language(s):


Language Prerequisites:

Native English fluency, or a qualifying score from one of the following: GCSE/IGCSE, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate, or TOEFL

Visa Required:


Your Internship

Our program guarantees an unpaid, for-credit, 12-week internship placement of up to 32 hours a week in the field of your choice. Before you go, we work with you to find the ideal internship placement that fulfills your career goals.  If we don’t currently work with a business or organization in your field of interest, we will search for a placement that’s right for you.

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Work Experience

Gain real work experience that will jump-start your career.

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Extra Support

Take a 3-credit seminar that will help you navigate the workplace.

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International Contacts

Build a global network of professional contacts.

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Skill Development

Develop your ability to communicate across cultures.

Spring 2025

Program Dates:

January 13 - April 12

Application Deadline:

Internship Program Advisor

Sydne Cook headshot

Sydné Cook

Once you’ve applied for an internship, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From field placements to housing and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare for your internship. Once you’re accepted to your internship, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️ internships@IESabroad.org

About the Destination

a street in Temple Bar lined with green and orange flags

Why Dublin?

Dublin is a global leader in the arts and entrepreneurship. It’s also a major media center with excellent opportunities in business, finance, communications, social outreach, and more. With so much to offer, Dublin is the perfect place for a semester-long internship abroad. Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything this amazing city has to offer.

Learn More About Dublin

Get to Know Your New City

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Take a Day Trip

Explore and hike along the coast just a short train ride from the city.

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Catch a Live Performance

Venture to the theatre, or enjoy live music at your local pub.

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Taste the Local Food

Sink your teeth into the various fresh and delicious foods of Dublin.

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Visit the Book of Kells

See this lavishly illuminated manuscript in the Library of Trinity College.

The Student Experience

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A clean apartment kitchen and living space, with sleek counters, dark cabinets, and modern appliances.
  • Residence Hall

Residence Hall

You live in a private student residence with up to seven other IES Abroad students each having your own bedroom and bathroom within the apartment. No meals are provided, but you'll share a fully equipped kitchen, plus a living area. Mixed-gender and single-gender apartments are available. 

The private student residence is completely furnished and has WiFi along with other amenities, including on-site laundry facilities and 24-hour reception and security. The residence hall is within walking distance or a short bus ride to the IES Abroad Center. Residents are invited to attend a range of social events such as mindfulness workshops, movie nights, volunteer days, and more.