Dublin, Ireland

Global Internship

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Information for term Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

May 1, 2022
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Tentative Dates: Aug 15 – Dec 17, 2022 (18 weeks)*
  • Credit: 12-18 semester hours / 18-27 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Dublin’s historic streets and squares sit side by side with modern office blocks and repurposed industrial spaces. With an educated, English speaking populace, Dublin has become both the location of choice in Europe for some of the world’s most respected technology pharmaceutical and finance companies, and a creative hub for indigenous startups. Interns can look forward to experiencing Dublin’s professional community, historic sites and renowned social scene.

CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you!  All our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries.  When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals.  Learn more about our personalized placement process.

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  • LEARN FROM THE EU’s ONLY ENGLISH SPEAKING CAPITAL

    that hosts the European Headquarters for many US corporations across a range of industry sectors, creating an unrivalled intercultural gateway for business.

  • WORK IN EUROPE’S YOUNGEST CAPITAL

    where half the population is aged below 26, contributing to vibrant and creative business and social communities.

  • MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS WITH HUBS IN DUBLIN

    1000
  • UNIVERSITIES

    4
  • RANKING in 2019 BY ECONOMIC GROWTH RATE IN EUROPEAN UNION

    1

Location & Culture

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A city long renowned for its literature, its history and its friendly locals, but held back by economic stagnation and emigration, Dublin has emerged over the last 30 years as a truly global city and experienced rapid economic growth.

Ireland’s open, globalized economy hosts the European headquarters of many multinational corporations; in finance, pharma, technology and social media.

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Join the locals for a music session at one of Dublin’s heritage pubs  
  • Visit 1000 year old cathedrals, take in a traditional hurling match at Croke Park or wander through the pedestrianized Grafton Quarter
  • Explore the 6th century monastery of Glendalough in the rugged Wicklow mountains, just 1 hour south of the city

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Take advantage of resume guidance and learn interviewing skills based on the local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of Dublin through site visits, networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

Daily Life

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  • Housing

    Program housing is in student dormitory or apartment-style accommodations. It includes single ensuite rooms, shared kitchen and living spaces, laundry facilities, internet access, and convenient access to public transportation.

  • Meals

    Meals are not included in the program housing, but a wide range of restaurants and stores are located nearby.

Academics

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Academics

As a CIEE Global Intern in Dublin, you will be placed in an internship that is aligned with your professional and career goals. You will hold a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries, such as business, IT, communications, and the arts. Extracurricular excursions and cultural activities complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of Ireland.

This semester length program (18 weeks) includes a 6-week block of academic coursework and a 12-week block of full-time internship and course. During the 6-week block of academic coursework, participants enroll in two elective Open Campus courses. In addition to the required 6-week block of courses at the start of the program, participants are also provided the option to take one additional Open Campus course during Block II and/or Block III should their schedules allow. Class environment varies depending on the course and is designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards.

GPA

2.5

Language Prerequisites

There are no specific language requirements for this program.

Additional Requirements

Students participating in the Dublin Semester Global Internship program must maintain full-time student status at their home university while participating in the CIEE program and must have matriculated full-time at their home university at least three months prior to application. Students must have completed at least their first semester/quarter of university studies prior to application in order to present an academic transcript. Students should be prepared to obtain a signed letter from their home university confirming student matriculation details.

Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process.

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Program Requirements

Upon completing the two electives during the first 6-week block, students participate in an integrated academic course taught alongside the 12-week, full-time internship. The two 6-week elective courses, internship and course are required components of the program.

Explore literature, history, religion, and more with our course offerings. Students will enroll in:

  • Two CIEE elective courses offered on a 6-week academic block system.
  • 12-week full-time internship with an integrated online academic course.
  • Optional additional CIEE elective course in Block II and/or Block III.

PROGRAM CREDIT

Total credit for the program is 12-18 semester/18-27 quarter credits.

Course Credit

  • CIEE courses: 3 semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
  • CIEE Internship: 6 semester/9 quarter credits; 15 course hours, 225-300 internship placement hours
  • Weeks 1 – 6 
    • 2 CIEE elective courses
  • Weeks 7 – 18
    • INSH 3826 HYBR: Academic Internship in a Global Workplace
    • One additional CIEE elective course in Block II and/or Block III (optional)

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Academic Culture

CIEE courses are designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards. The class environment for elective courses typically features a combination of traditional lecture and discussion. The integrated academic course which correlates with the 12-week internship is taught in an online learning environment to complement the internship experience. Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organization.

Class Format

Students begin by taking two CIEE elective courses offered on a 6-week academic block system. All courses are customized for and open only to CIEE students. Elective classes include a combination of lectures, group work, presentations, and discussions. The second part of the program includes a 12-week CIEE full-time internship and academic course and one optional CIEE elective course in Block II and/or Block III. Students should expect to intern full-time business hours, which may result in exceeding the 225-300 minimum internship hours.

Grading

The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used. Final grades are based on class participation, homework, individual project work, presentations, and midterm and final exams. In the integrated academic course which correlates with the 12-week internship, students should expect to be assessed via assignments as outlined in the syllabus. Internship supervisors provide a written evaluation of progress towards internship goals at the conclusion of the placement.

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Language of Instruction

English 

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Fall 2022 18 weeks May 1, 2022 Aug 15, 2022* Dec 17, 2022*
$18,750
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $14,836 **

Housing = $3,420

Insurance = $194

Total Fees = $18,750

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*Dates for this program are provided as tentative dates. Please consult with your study abroad advisor to confirm dates before purchasing your flights.

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.

What's Included

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What's Included

Tuition
Housing
Pre-departure Advising
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Orientation
Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city
On-site Staff
Full-time program leadership and support in your city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Travel Protection
CIEE iNext and a local liability insurance
24/7 emergency on-site support

Get Started

Here's what you need to do to take the next steps:
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    START AN APPLICATION
    You're one step closer to an amazing study abroad experience! 

    Apply
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    CONNECT WITH YOUR CAMPUS STUDY ABROAD OFFICE 
    Share your plans and confirm you're on track to meet all required steps to go abroad. 

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    CONTACT
    Send us an email if you still have questions or need information about applying to this program.

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