To fulfill the academic component students will complete two modules; the core module and one elective module.

Students will be required to prepare in advance for the academic component. The module syllabi will be shared with the students three weeks prior to arrival.


Core Module (draft syllabus)
Irelands International Business Environment 2019 BMGT30280

Elective Module (draft syllabi)
2019 Summer Internship Programme students will study one of the following Elective Modules:


Programme Structure

  • June 5 - 8 Orientation & Cultural Activities (complusory attendance)
  • June 10 - 15 & 28, July 29 - 30 Academic modules at UCD Campus
  • June 17 - July 26 Professional Internship placement in Dublin, Monday-Thursday (approx. 32 hrs/wk)
  • July 29 - 30 Complete Academic component and presentation of research / project at UCD

SIP2019 DRAFT Schedule Summer Internship Programme


Students will be required to prepare in advance for the academic componen. Readings and syllabi will be shared with the students approx. three weeks prior to arrival.  Students will be assessed on an ongoing basis for core and elective modules. Team and group work is also essential in the assessment criteria as is a strategic understanding and analysis of the company where you are placed. The specific details of the assessment structure for each module will be shared during the first class.

Credit Transfer

UCD recommends that 3 US credits each are awarded for the core module and for the chosen elective module. Sending Institution ultimately decide on the credits to be awarded.

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