Academic programmes with internships at UCD are listed below. Employers are encouraged to liaise directly with the Programme Internship Manager of the programme(s) of interest (details below).

College of Arts & Humanities

 

Undergraduate Programmes Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Celtic Studies, Art History and History
3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith
Classics, Art History and Archaeology
3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith
Classics, English and History
3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith
English, Drama and Film 3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith 
English Literature 3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith 
English with Creative Writing 3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith  
Languages, Linguistics and Culture 3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith  
Music, Film and Drama 3 12-15 weeks

September-December [2020]

or

January-April [2021]

Amy Smith   
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
Renewable Energy & Environmental 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

January-August

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 & 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 Sinéad Flannery 
Agri-Environmental Science 3 20 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Animal & Crop Production 3 30 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Animal Science 3 20 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Animal Science-Equine 3 20 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Dairy Business 3 20 weeks July-December Sinéad Flannery
Food & Agribusiness Management 3 20 weeks January-August Sinéad Flannery
Food Science 3 20 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Forestry 3 20 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management 3 20 weeks March-August Sinéad Flannery
Human Nutrition 3 10 months minimum August-July Sinéad Flannery
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

Social Science

[Archaeology; Economics; Geography; Information & Communication Studies; Mathematics; Philosophy; Politics & International Relations; Social Justice; Sociology; Statistics; Computational Social Sciences; Economics Mathematics & Statistics]

3 12-30 weeks August-December [2020] - January-August [2021] Paul Murphy
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)
Jennifer Symonds
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)
Jennifer Symonds
European Politics & Policy 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
European Public Affairs & Law 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Experimental Archaeology & Material Culture 1 3 months May-August Aidan O'Sullivan
Gender, Politics and International Relations 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Human Rights 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
International Development 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
International Political Economy 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
International Relations
1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Middle East Politics 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Peace & Conflict 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Political Theory 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Politics 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Politics, International Relations 1 12-14 weeks May-July Aidan Regan
Public Administration - Development Practice 1 6-12 weeks June-August Samuel Brazys
Public Policy 1 12-14 weeks May-August Kristina Sibblies
Social Data Analytics 1 8 weeks May-August Pablo Lucas
College of Science

 

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

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


3
3 months June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Biomolecular & Biomedical Science
[Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Genetics; Microbiology; Neuroscience; Pharmacology]
3 6 months June-December

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Chemistry
[Chemistry; Chem. with Biophysical Chemistry; Chem. with Environmental & Sustainable Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology]
3 3 months June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Computer Science and

Computer Science -Data Science Stream

3

3 months

or 

5 months

June-August

or

March-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Geology 3 3 months June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Mathematics & Statistics
[Mathematics; Applied & Computational Mathematics; Financial Mathematics; Statistics; Mathematical Science]
3 3 months June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Physiology 3 3 months June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Postgraduate Programmes Masters
Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Actuarial Science 1 3 months June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Applied Environmental Science 1 12-15 weeks June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Biotechnology 1 12-15 weeks May-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Climate Change: Science & Impacts 1 12 weeks June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Computer Science (Negotiated Learning) 1 12-15 weeks May-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Higher Diploma in Computer Science (ICT Skills Conversion) 1 12 weeks June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Global Change: Ecosystem Science & Policy
1 6 weeks January-March

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Physics - Specialisation: Nanotechnology 1 12 weeks June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Physics - Specialisation: Space Science & Technology
1 12-15 weeks May-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Statistics 1 12-15 weeks June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Toxicology & Regulatory Affairs 1 12-15 weeks June-August

Carla Naltchayan

and

Rachel McEvoy

Postgraduate Programmes PhD Year Duration
Timing
Contact
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
1, 2 or 3 1-6 months Variable Denis Shields