Internship programmes in UCD

The table below provides a list of academic programmes with internships in the Colleges of: Arts & Humanities; Business; Engineering & Architecture; Health and Agricultural Science; Social Science & Law; and Science.

Employers are encouraged to liaise directly with the Programme Internship Manager of the programme(s) of interest (details below).

For general enquiries or if assistance is required in establishing internships, employers can liaise directly with Dr Teresa Lee, University Internships Manager.

College of Arts & Humanities

 

Postgraduate Programmes Masters
Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Archives and Records Management 1

1 week (or 1 day/ week for 5 weeks)

January-March

Julie Brooks   
Cultural Policy and Arts Management       1 8 weeks April-May Pat Cooke             

Irish Folklore & Ethnology 1

12 weeks

June - August

Bairbre NíFhlionn   
Public History 1 4-8 weeks January-March

Paul Rouse             

Scríobh agus Cumarsáid na Gaeilge 1 4-8 weeks May-August

Cathal Billings         

 

College of Business

 

Undergraduate Programmes Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Commerce
3 9-12 months September-September Claire Kingston
Economics & Finance
3 9-12 months September-September Claire Kingston
Summer Internship Programme-Business
3 6 weeks June-August Claire Kingston
Postgraduate Programmes Masters
Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Aviation Finance 1 10 weeks June-August Christine Higgins
Finance 1 10  weeks June-August Christine Higgins
Quantitative Finance 1 10 weeks June-August Christine Higgins
Management Consultancy 1 Discuss with contact June-August Christine Higgins
International Managements/CEMS MIM 1 10 weeks-6 months September onwards Christine Higgins
Strategic Management Accounting 1 10 weeks June-August Christoph Drechsler

 

College of Engineering & Architecture

 

Undergraduate Programmes Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Landscape Architecture (Short) 3

6-8 months

[10-13 weeks]

January - August

[January - March
or June - August]

Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan

 

‡ 5-year Integrated Masters Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering 4

6-8 months*
*12 (months with project)

January-August
*(Jan-Dec)

Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan

‡ Students of this programme complete 3 years of study before continuing on the masters pathway for years 4 and 5.

Postgraduate Programmes Masters
Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Biomedical Engineering 1 6-8 months

[10-13 weeks]
January - August

[May - August]
Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Biosystems & Food Engineering 1 6-8 months January - August Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering 1 8 months January - August Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Electrical Energy Engineering 1 6-8 months

[10-13 weeks]
January - August

[May - August]
Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Electronic & Computer Engineering 1 6-8 month

[10-13 weeks]
January - August

[May - August]
Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Energy Systems Engineering
1 6-8 months

[10-13 weeks]
January - August

[May - August]
Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Engineering with Business
(Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical)
1 6 months June-December Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Environmental Policy 1 10 weeks June - August Finbarr Brereton
Materials Science & Engineering 1 6-8 months

[10-13 weeks]
January - August

[May - August]
Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Mechanical Engineering 1 6-8 months

[10-13 weeks]
January - August

[May-August] 
Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan
Regional & Urban Planning (MRUP) 2 1 day a week for 12 weeks September - November Paula Russell
Structural Engineering with Architecture 1 8 months January - September Eibhlin Loughman / Fionnuala McGowan

 

College of Health and Agricultural Science

 

Undergraduate Programmes Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Sport & Exercise Management 2 10 weeks May-July Louise O'Brien
Agricultural Systems Technology 3 16 weeks April-August Eamon Corcoran
Agri-Environmental Science 3 20 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Animal & Crop Production 3 30 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Animal Science 3 20 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Animal Science-Equine 3 20 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Dairy Business 3 20 weeks July-December Eamon Corcoran
Food & Agribusiness Management 3 20 weeks January-August Eamon Corcoran
Food Science 3 20 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Forestry 3 20 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management 3 20 weeks March-August Eamon Corcoran
Human Nutrition 3 10 months minimum August-July Eamon Corcoran

 

 

College of Social Science and Law

 

Undergraduate Programmes Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Law 3 4 weeks June Ewa Szczupak
Business & Law 3 4 weeks June Ewa Szczupak
Law with Philosophy 3 4 weeks June Ewa Szczupak
Law with Economics 3 4 weeks June Ewa Szczupak
Law with History 3 4 weeks June  Ewa Szczupak
Law with Politics 4 weeks June Ewa Szczupak
Law with Social Justice 3 4 weeks June Ewa Szczupak
Postgraduate Programmes Masters
Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Applied Economics 1 11-12 weeks May-August Ciara Whelan
Archaeology  1 3 months May-August Helen Lewis
Behavioural Economics 1 11-12 weeks May-August Ciara Whelan
Children & Youth Studies 1

6-8 weeks
(or part-time equivalent over year)

Mid-May-July 
(Sep-July)
Michelle Kearns
Digital Information Management 1 6-14 weeks
(full or part-time)
May-August Amber Cushing
Education 1 6-8 weeks
(or part-time equivalent over year)
Mid-May-July
(Sep-July)
Michelle Kearns
European Politics & Policy 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
European Public Affairs & Law 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture 1 3 months May-August Aidan O'Sullivan
Human Rights 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
International Development 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
International Political Economy 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
International Relations
1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Middle East Politics 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Peace & Conflict 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Political Theory 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Politics 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Politics, International Relations 1 12-14 weeks May-July Ben Tonra
Public Administration - Development Practice 1 6-12 weeks June-August Samuel Brazys
Public Policy 1 12-14 weeks May-August Niamh Hardiman
Social Data Analytics 1 8 weeks May-August Rachel McEvoy

College of Science

 

Undergraduate Programmes Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Actuarial & Financial Studies
3 6-8 months January-August Rhona Preston

Biology & Environmental Science 
[Cell & Molecular Biology; Environmental Biology; Plant Biology; Zoology]


3
3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Biomolecular & Biomedical Science
[Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Genetics; Microbiology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology]
3 6 months June-December Carla Naltchayan
Chemistry
[Chemistry; Chem. with Biophysical Chemistry; Chem. with Environmental & Sustainable Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology]
3 3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Computer Science - Data Science stream 3 5 months March-August Carla Naltchayan
Computer Science 3 3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Geology 3 3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Mathematics & Statistics
[Mathematics; Applied & Computational Mathematics; Financial Mathematics; Statistics; Mathematical Science]
3 3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Physiology 3 3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Postgraduate Programmes Masters
Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Actuarial Science 1 3 months June-August Carla Naltchayan
Applied Environmental Science 1 12-15 weeks June-August Carla Naltchayan
Biotechnology 1 12-15 weeks May-August Carla Naltchayan
Climate Change: Science & Impacts 1 12 weeks June-August Carla Naltchayan
Computer Science (Negotiated Learning) 1 12-15 weeks May-August Carla Naltchayan
Higher Diploma in Computer Science (ICT Skills Conversion) 1 12 weeks June-August Carla Naltchayan
Global Change: Ecosystem Science & Policy
1 6 weeks January-March Carla Naltchayan
Physics - Specialisation: Nanotechnology 1 12 weeks June-August Carla Naltchayan
Physics - Specialisation: Space Science & Technology
1 12-15 weeks May-August Carla Naltchayan
Toxicology & Regulatory Affairs 1 12-15 weeks June-August Carla Naltchayan
Postgraduate Programmes PhD Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
1, 2 or 3 1-6 months Variable Denis Shields