Dublin, Ireland

Summer - Internship

Full-Time Internship

At a Glance


Residence Hall


3 or 6 per Summer

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 internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your career and make you more attractive to employers in today’s competitive job market. IES Internships are unpaid, academic internships. Interns have been placed in a wide variety of fields such as finance, journalism, theatre, and more. With IES Internships’ dedicated staff and international connections, you can be sure that you’ll have an internship that meets your goals. You’ll learn, and learn to stand out. We encourage students of all majors to apply.

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Gain Important Skills

Fine-tune your résumé, cover letter, and your network.

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Experience the Workplace

Intern at a local business or organization up to 32 hours per week.

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Broaden Your Cultural Understanding

Enroll in a required 3- or 6-credit academic internship seminar.

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Explore the Neighborhoods

Walk the same streets as authors James Joyce and William Butler Yeats.

Internship Program Advisor

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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, the cultural center and heart of Ireland, is a vibrant city well known for education, the arts, literature, technology, and entrepreneurship.

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.