Business Internships in Dublin, Ireland
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Upgrade your resume, earn AU credits and join students from universities around the country, interning in Dublin. Placements guaranteed in a professional practice internship. The program is a total of 7 weeks long, including one week of orientation and on-site interviews, six weeks of internship experience, and overlapping coursework and cultural activities. All work assignments will be in Dublin, Ireland. This is a faculty supervised internship; Auburn faculty will be on-site solely for the first week of the program. Participants are required to exhibit a high level of maturity and independence. Students are provided with emergency support from the on-site program provider.
Cultural activities for the program typically include Irish sports, a trip to the West of Ireland including the Cliffs of Moher and Galway, and a Hop on Hop off bus tour so you can experience Dublin - visit the Guinness Storehouse, see the magnificent library at Trinity College, view 1000 year old bog mummies, learn about Irish whiskey at the old Jameson Distillery, listen to Irish music in a local pub, look inside the prison cells of Kilmainham Goal where the political prisoners of the 1916 Rebellion were executed, and eat fresh, hot fish and chips. Program size is limited and applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so early applications are highly recommended.
Objectives of the Program:
This 7-week program provides hands-on internship experience in a major business area, for 32 hours per week —
Monday through Thursday each week for 6 weeks plus one week orientation, cultural activities, and final company interviews.
Recent Internship Placements for Auburn Students in Dublin:
IBM Ireland, Medical Council of Ireland, HKM Publishing, Coldwell Banker, SanDisk, Dalata Hotel Group, Marketing Network, Business & Finance Magazine, Royal College of Art, Kinsale Capital Management, Pink Distribution, Ashville Media, Merrion Business Development, C Infinity, MEC Global, Festival of World Cultures, among others.
Academic Program & Requirements (6-12 Credit Hours Typical):
- ACCT 2110: Principles of Financial Accounting
- ACCT 4410: Income Tax 1
- ACCT 5420: Income Tax 2
- ECON 2020: Principles of Microeconomics
- ECON 2030: Principles of Macroeconomics
- FINC 3610: Principles of Finance
- FINC 3700: Financial Markets and Institutions
- MKTG 3310: Principles of Marketing
- MKTG 4400: International Marketing
- MNGT 3100: Principles of Management
- MNGT 4800: Strategic Management
- XXXX 3920/4920: Internship in major (departmental approval required) or
- XXXX 4970: Special Topics in major
Note: Courses subject to change. Students must have the completed prerequisites for course credit. See program director for course dates and format.
Program open to all business majors/minors or related fields. Students must have a 2.25 or higher GPA and must complete all requirements for credit.
Download a copy of the Brochure DUBLIN 2018
Once accepted, students are required to pay a deposit of $1000 to secure a spot in the program. Students who withdraw after Dec. 31, 2017 will forfeit their deposit. Students who withdraw after Feb. 2, 2018 will forfeit the deposit plus half of the remaining fees due. Students who withdraw after Apr. 6, 2018 will forfeit all fees due without refund.
Students live in student residences in Dublin, with easy access to Dublin bus lines and necessary amenities. Travel on Dublin’s bus network for the duration of the program is included in program fee. Each fully furnished student flat has a kitchen with modern cooking facilities and Internet. Meals not included in program fee. Specific housing location and details will be provided prior to departure from the U.S.
Program Fees are $8,549 and include:
Specific tour/event details provided before departure from U.S. and subject to change.
- AU coursework credit hours (6-12 typical)
- Internship placement
- Housing in Dublin for the duration of the program
- Dublin bus pass for duration of the program
- Cultural and professional programs
- Touring (Hop on Hop off bus tour pass for Dublin, walking tour, trip to Cliffs of Moher and Galway)
- Welcome and Farewell Receptions
- Trip cancellation insurance
- Emergency evacuation insurance (does not replace major medical)
Estimated Additional Costs are $3,619 and include:
- Airfare to Dublin and return
- Most meals
- Passport and visa if needed (visa not required for US citizens)
- Optional tours and entrance fees to some sights
- Auburn Abroad fee ($657 - required for all AU students for AU study abroad programs; billed separately on student's eBill)
- HCoB Professional Fee if applicable
As the cultural center and the heart of Ireland, Dublin is a friendly city bulging with opportunity. History becomes tangible at the Book of Kells, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, or the National Library. Stroll through the city and you’ll discover historic architecture blended with modern design at every turn. Literary greats George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, and Samuel Beckett call Dublin home, yet it is also home to some of the world’s best musicals and cutting-edge drama. Dublin has evolved from a small, Viking settlement into one of the most vibrant political and social capitals of the world. Come enjoy the new experience that modern Dublin offers through its thriving economy, art and music theatre, and nearby outdoor adventures for when you need to get away.
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 1 year after their internship and meet any additional Ireland immigration requirements.
Additional entry permit and visa requirements will be determined for each individual student per Ireland immigration policies (supporting paperwork and documentation provided by Auburn University and EUSA). Any necessary visa application paperwork will be distributed at internship group meetings. (No visa or special requirements for U.S. citizens).
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For FAQs for Global Programs please see FAQs for Global Programs 2018. Contact the Faculty Director with any program specific questions:
Dr. Dan Padgett
Harbert College of Business
Associate Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing
Tel: (334) 844-2462