About the Course
The eight week programme consists of a two week academic programme combined with a six-week internship placement based in Dublin. The academic programme allows you to experience education in a leading institution while the internship component allows you to gain valuable insight in to a professional arena. From business to the arts, the internship team can provide a broad spectrum of intellectually engaging internships.
Please click here for Summer Internship Overview
|Start Date||June 9th|
|Academic Week||June 9th - 14th|
|Internship Placement||June 16th - July 24th (Mon- Thu)|
|Closes (Presentations and Exams)||July 28th - July 31st|
|Application Deadline:||24th March|
The minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. In addition to completing the UCD on-line application process, a standard form of identification i.e. copy of Passport, a transcript of academic record to date and a current resume should be uploaded your online application before the application deadline. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.
Students are registered to two modules. All students register to the Academic Internship Project module, SBUS30030. Students then have the option of registering to one of three modules: Ireland: From Union to Bailout an Economic and Social History Since 1800 or Doing Business in Ireland or Business Analytics and Finance Project
Your internship placement will begin on week two of the programme. You are required to complete 32 hours per week. Work normally takes place during normal working hours from Monday to Thursday each week. You will meet your manager and visit your work place at an agreed time during week one of the programme.
Cultural – Social Programme
An essential element of the UCD Summer Internship is for students to experience Irish society and culture. This series of excursions in included in your programme fee. Attendance at the trips is at your discretion however you are encouraged to sign up to an extensive series of excursions and field trips in Dublin and around Ireland. This will give you a first hand experience of the historic and cultural sites that surround you. To sign up for the trips click here and complete the online registration form.
We recommend that students live on campus in UCD during their programme. UCD hosts hundreds of students during the summer ensuring that there is always something happening on campus. You will have access to all of the fantastic facilities that UCD has to offer, its student centre, gym, global lounge, restaurants and coffee shops. You can also explore the woodland walks that surround the 320 acre campus and enjoy the leafy environs every day.
You are also connected within twenty minutes to the city, and greater Dublin area, with the second largest bus hub in Ireland on your door step. Your UCD housing will be shared with fellow students in apartments comprising four individual bedrooms with two shared bathrooms. Communal kitchens and living spaces are shared in each apartment with access to kitchen utensils and cooking facilites. Bed linen is supplied and changed weekly. You also have access to wifi (campus wide).
Students will receive further information regarding the accommodation booking procedure, after our application deadline of March 24th, and on acceptance to the programme.