Live, work, AND play (not necessarily in that order) in Dublin, Ireland, where a treasure trove of internships await you. As the modern business landscape is all about globalization, international markets, and benefiting the public good, there’s never been a better time to get the leg up and add some TA-DA! to your resume than by jumpstarting your career with an internship at a small-to-medium enterprise (SME) in Dublin.

While juggling your coursework at the Dublin Business School (DBS) and your internship placement, you’ll take serious advantage of the “big village feel” that is unique to Dublin. After you clock off from a hard day’s work, find mighty craic (that’s Irish slang for “fun!”) with your new coworkers-turned-lifelong connections. The European professional scene is yours for the taking. Ready to snag an exciting internship in Dublin?

  • Semester internships
  • Summer internships
  • Live and intern in the bustling and vibrant city of Dublin 
  • Gain a boatload of transferable professional skills, from empathy and intercultural awareness to time and project management
  • Hang out during organized social events and extracurricular activities with other FIE Dublin students






Visit our Internships in Dublin page to learn more about your entire internship journey, including the necessary steps to make the most out of your internship in Dublin before you leave, while you’re there, and after you return.


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Fall & Spring Semester Internships structure (14-15 weeks)

Fall & Spring Semester Internships

The Study & Internship experience at FIE Dublin consists of three parts:

  • Two required courses (International Internship Course or IIC and FIE's signature Irish Life and Cultures course)
  • Two to three Dublin Business School elective courses depending on your chosen Internship Stream
  •  An internship placement in a small-to-medium-sized Dublin company 2 - 2.5 days per week

An internship stream helps you choose your two to three elective courses based on your interest area. Click the links below for more detail on available Streams.

Stream Interest Areas include:

Two weekend-long study tours to Northern Ireland and the west of Ireland are included in the internship program.


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Summer Internships (8 weeks)

 Summer Internships

The Internship experience consists of the International Internship Course (IIC) or relevant online course from your home campus, and the internship placement.

FIE Dublin Summer interns are with their internship placements 4 days a week

Summer interns have access to FIE's subsidized student extra-curricular calendar, including activities in and around Dublin.



"I loved having my internship in Dublin! Through that experience, I definitely felt like I became a part of the Irish community. It was so incredible to be able to work with schools and I feel like I learned so many skills and gained confidence that I will use later on when I become a teacher."

- Sarah, 2019 Dublin Intern



  • GPA: 2.75
  • Sufficient academic preparation and experience to participate in an internship abroad
  • NOTE: Your home institution may require a higher GPA and other prerequisites
  • If you attend an FIE partner institution, contact your study abroad advisor on campus for any additional requirements
  • If you do not attend one of our partner institutions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns





FIE's International Internship Course (IIC) and electives if applicable are delivered by Dublin Business School (DBS). For summer internships, the course may be taught at the city center campus location of DBS or online. 

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