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International Internships

Dublin Internships

Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn abroad and to build your resume. International experiences, particularly work experience, will make you stand out and will provide you with hands-on experience that enhances your marketability when applying for positions after graduation.

Spend 8 weeks in lovely Dublin, Ireland earning 6 credits through 2 weeks of academic course work at the University College Dubin followed by 6 weeks of internship placement in one of many organizations, companies, or businesses in Dublin.  You will live among your peers at the grand St. Michael's House, a short walk from the University College Dublin, and be located on a main busline for easy transportation to and from your internship locations.

Select 1 of 3 Tracks (courses)*

From Colony to Republic: the Making of Modern Ireland

Doing Business in Ireland

Business Analytics Finance Project

Visit UCD's site for more course information


How to apply:
Step 1: Submit Duquesne's Online Application 
  • Create Log-in and submit application
  • Upload: Essay, Resume/CV, Cover letter, Course Approval Form and Transcript
  • Request: Advisor and Faculty/Employer Recommendations
Step 2: Submit UCD Online Application  
  • Visit University College Dublin's Website
  • UCD provides instructions, but The Office of International Programs can assist with this process
  • Provide a copy of your application to OIP (601 Union)
Additional information:

Please note that the application fee is not required for the study abroad program, The Summer Internship Students course code is CB04. Please select one of the following courses: SBUS30020 From Colony to Republic: the Making of Modern Ireland, BMGT30280 Doing Business in Ireland or MIS30090 Business Analytics and Finance. Students should also give three options for placements (i.e in the field of business, law, politics or arts and culture). Once the application session closes students who have accepted a place will be contacted by their Internship placement manager.


There is a $1000 deposit due with the application for the Summer Internship in Dublin.  This deposit can be made via check, please make your check payable to 'Duquesne University' and bring it to 601 Union.  You can also submit your deposit online, be sure to select 'Summer Dublin Internship 2018' from the drop down menu.  This deposit is non-refundable after the posted UCD deadlines (March 10, 2018).

St. Michael's House

This 1860 mansion will serve as your warm and gracious home for the 8 weeks you will be living and learning in Ireland.  In comfortable double and triple rooms, St. Michaels offers much more then a typical student accommodation.  With charming common areas, wifi, laundry and kitchenettes, you will soon feel at home. 

Ireland Internship Costs
The new Summer Internship Program in Dublin offer:

Program Fee: $6750 (Include a $1000 Airfare credit)

  • 6 credits comprised of a 3 credit course and 3 credit internship
  • University Fees
  • Accommodations at St. Michael's House for 8 weeks
  • Breakfast Monday-Friday
  • One weekend Excursion
  • UnitedGlobalHealthCare emergency coverage
  • And a few special dinners
Summer Calendar

Summer Internship in Ireland 2016

June 10 US Departure
June 11 Arrival in Dublin
June 11-12 Duquesne Orientation
June 13-18 Week: 1  Academic Week at UCD 
June 20-July 28

Week: 2-7

Mon-Thur Placements

(Fridays are reserved for academic classes and Study)

6-week Internship Placement
Aug 2-5 Week: 8 Presentations and Final Exams
Aug 7 Depart Dublin