The UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business Summer Internship is an eight-week programme combining academic, experiential and cultural elements into a holistic curriculum designed to ensure the student has the most engaged, international experience possible. Two weeks of intensive academic courses book-end a six-week internship placement at a leading Irish or multinational company.

The academic component comprises of two modules; one core and one elective

Core Module (5 ECTS / 3 US credits)
Irelands International Business Environment

Elective Module (5 ECTS / 3 US Credits)
Choose one of the three options;

Business and Global Development OR  Business Analytics Finance Project OR  Digital Marketing Communications (updated)

Programme Structure

  • June 7 - 16 Orientation & Academic modules at UCD Campus
  • June 18 - July 26 Professional Internship placement in Dublin, Monday-Thursday, approx. 32 hours/week
  • July 30 - 31 Complete academic component and presentation of research / project at UCD





Students will be required to prepare in advance for the academic component and readings and syllabi will be shared with the students 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. Your home institution ultimately decides on the credits to be awarded.

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