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International Internships

Dublin Internships

Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn abroad and to build your resume. International experiences, particularly work experience, will make you stand out and will provide you with hands-on experience that enhances your marketability when applying for positions after graduation.

Spend 8 weeks in lovely Dublin, Ireland earning 6 credits at the University College Dubin's Lochlann Quinn School of Business. 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. Beginning 2018, two-weeks of intensive academic courses book-end a six-week internship placement at a leading Irish or multinational company.

You will live among your peers at the grand St. Michael's House, a short walk from the University College Dublin, and be located on a main busline for easy transportation to and from your internship locations.

Course 1: Required

Ireland's International Business Environment (Course Outline: BGMT 30280)

Course 2: Select 1 of 3 options*

Business and Global Development (Course Outline: BGMT 30430)
Marketing (Course Outline: TBA)
Business Analytics Finance Project (Course outline: MIS30090)

Visit UCD's site for more course information


How to apply:
Step 1: Submit Duquesne's Online Application 
  • Create Log-in and submit application
  • Upload: Essay, Resume/CV, Cover letter, Course Approval Form and Transcript
  • Request: Advisor and Faculty/Employer Recommendations
  • Make your $1000 Deposit Deposit Here
Step 2: Schedule UCD Online Application Meeting  
  • Visit University College Dublin's Website
  • UCD provides instructions, but the Center for Global Engagement can assist with this process
  • Provide a copy of your application to the Center for Global Engagement (601 Union)

Additional information:

All student must register for the Ireland's International Business Enviroment (5 ECTS - 3 credits) and select one of the following courses (5 ECTS - 3 credits): Marketing, BGMT 30430 Business and Global Development or MIS30090 Business Analytics and Finance. Students should also give three options for placements (i.e in the field of business, law, politics or arts and culture). Once the application session closes students who have accepted a place will be contacted by their Internship placement manager.


There is a $1000 deposit due with the application for the Summer Internship in Dublin.  You can also submit your deposit online, be sure to select 'Summer Dublin Internship 2018' from the drop down menu.  This deposit is non-refundable after the posted UCD deadlines (March 1, 2018).

Summer Calendar
Summer Internship in Ireland 2018
June 4th - August 1st 2018 
June 4 US Departure
June 5

Arrival in Dublin

Check-in to St. Michael's House

Duquesne Orientation

June 6-7 UCD Orientation and Check-in
June 8 UCD Field Trip Causey Farm
June 11-16 Academic Week  Academic Week at UCD, classes begin 

June 18 -

July 26

Week: 2-7

Mon-Thur Placements

(Fridays are reserved for academic classes and Study)

6-week Profession Internship Placement
June 29 Classes Meet
July 30-31 Classes Meet/Complete Projects
Aug 1 Departure, Check-out of St. Michael's House
Room & Board
Accomodations at St. Michael's House

This 1860 mansion will serve as your warm and gracious home for the 8 weeks you will be living and learning in Ireland.  In comfortable double and triple rooms, St. Michaels offers much more then a typical student accommodation.  With charming common areas, wifi, laundry and kitchenettes, you will soon feel at home. 

**your accomodations will be available for the duration of your program, additional accomodations before or after are on your own.

Meals while in Ireland

Throughout your time at St. Michael's you will have access to a kitchenette (refrigerator, microwave, hot water kettle, crockpots and electric grills).  As a part of your program, you will be given a weekly meal allowence to use at your discression at Tesco.  Welcome and Farewell group dinner and breakfasts will be included, however, you will be responsible for additional meals throughout your stay.  The University College Dublin will also offer special events throughout your stay.

Ireland Internship Costs
Summer Internship Program in Dublin offer:

Program Fee: The cost of 6 credits of tuition. (2018: $7286)

  • 6 credits comprised of a 6 credit course and internship
  • Accommodations at St. Michael's House for 8 weeks
  • Breakfast Monday-Friday
  • Weekly meal vouchers at Tesco
  • One weekend Excursion
  • UnitedGlobalHealthCare emergency coverage
  • And a few special dinners

Additional costs: passport, round trip airfare, additional meals and spending money