Internships in Cork

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Program Overview

Why Cork?

Cork, Ireland’s second city, known to its people as ‘The Real Capital’, has been listed by The Lonely Planet as one of the Top 10 places in the world to visit. A huge accolade for a small place but not surprising given the heart and atmosphere this city embodies. Home to University College Cork, established in 1849 this award-winning institution is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world. Cork has become an IT hub with many large multinational companies locating in the area. The city also fosters innovation through various entrepreneurship and start-up programs which has resulted in the development of a diverse business eco-system. This offers very interesting opportunities for international interns who want to gain experience in their chosen field. Added to this the stunning Irish coastal landscape within easy reach and a young vibrant population, Cork is a top choice for your internship experience abroad!

What’s included

⦁ Pre-Departure Support including Internship Goal-Setting
⦁ Visa & Immigration Advising and support
⦁ Arrival Orientation
⦁ Welcome Dinner
⦁ Housing
⦁ Airport Pick-up
⦁ On-site Staff Support
⦁ Regular feedback meetings with EZC Study Abroad advisor  to track internship goals progress

⦁ 24/7 Emergency Assistance
⦁ International Health Insurance
⦁ Farewell Event
⦁ Volunteer Opportunities
⦁ Excursions and activities
⦁ Health and Safety support
⦁ Advantage – Access to EZC’s Exclusive Program for returning students including free webinars, online resources and more focused on how to use your experience abroad to further your career development in the future

All interns will participate in the International Work Culture Seminars. Designed to help students succeed in their internship but also prepare for their future career, seminar topics will vary and cover soft skills, employer hiring practices, improving professional communication skills, building a professional social media profile, and adapting to work environments. Guest speakers and career-focused field trips and activities will be an important part of the experience.

Internship

The expert team of advisors at EZC Study Abroad will work with you to clearly define your objectives for your internship. The internship can be based on your chosen field of study but can also be in a different field if you wish to explore this.

EZC Study Abroad has a number of regular host companies that we work with on an ongoing basis and we also source new host companies based on a student’s requirements.

An EZC Study Abroad advisor on the ground in Ireland will hold regular meetings with you (every 2 weeks) to obtain feedback on your internship progress. Meetings will also be held with your supervisor at the host company.

This is a non-credit based internship but credit may be applied by speaking to your home institution beforehand.

All interns will participate in the International Work Culture Seminars. Designed to help students succeed in their internship but also prepare for their future career, seminar topics will vary and cover soft skills, employer hiring practices, improving professional communication skills, building a professional social media profile, and adapting to work environments. Guest speakers and career-focused field trips and activities will be an important part of the experience.

Week 1: Introduction to Working Culture in Ireland
Week 2: Intercultural Communication
Week 3: Guest Lecture – Local Irish Business with a focus on Exports & Internationalization
Week 4: Corporate Social Responsibility
Week 5: Leadership in Business – The Key Components
Week 6: Guest Lecture – Social Entrepreneurship
Week 7: How to present your Intern Abroad experience to prospective employers
Week 8: Social Media & Me – How your online footprint can impact your future career

Housing

Self-Catering

Your social and residential experience abroad is just as important as your internship. We understand that to make the most of your short time in residence it is important that you take every opportunity to meet and live with others, we will encourage you to integrate with other international and Irish students and interns.

As an EZC Student you have the option to live in self-catering house-share accommodation operated by our sister company EazyCity. We have several properties in Cork city center and you will share with other Irish and international students and interns.

Amenities:

  • Shared bedroom: sharing with one other person of same gender  *Private bedroom option also available
  • Kitchen/living areas are shared with a maximum of 7 others
  • While some apartments are equipped with shared bathrooms, apartment residences with en-suite facilities for those who wish to have their own private bathroom are available at a supplement
  • Fully furnished kitchen, a comfortable lounge area, heating, television, laundry facilities and internet access
  • EazyCity offers a 24 hour emergency phone number and a full maintenance service

Home Stay

We also offer the opportunity to live with a host family in Cork. This offers a great way to meet and integrate with a local family with the option of having evening meals included. If you would like more information on staying with a host family during your internship please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Date & Program Fee

Session 1: Summer 2020

Description Date
Application Due Date Friday, February 28, 2020
Confirmation Deposit Due Friday, March 6, 2020
Full Program Fee Due/Withdraw Deadline Friday, March 27, 2020
Final Forms Due Monday, April 20, 2020
Arrival to Cork & check-in to housing Thursday, May 21, 2020
Tour of the city, orientation incl. Intro to Working Culture in Ireland seminar and activities Friday, May 22 & Saturday May 23, 2020
OPTIONAL Excursion - Ring of Kerry Sunday, May 24, 2020
Introduction to Internship Company Monday, May 25, 2020
Internship Begins Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Bank Holiday in Ireland (National Holiday) Monday, June 1, 2020
OPTIONAL Weekend Excursion to London Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5, 2020 (Please note only students participating in this excursion may be absent from their internship on Friday July 5 )
Internship Ends Friday, July 17, 2020
Housing Check-Out & Departure Saturday, July 18, 2020
OPTIONAL Excursions Extra Fees Sunday, May 24, 2020 – Full Day Excursion to Ring of Kerry including lunch – $150
OPTIONAL trip to London: Friday, July 5 to Sunday, July 7 Weekend Trip to London – $500
Weekend Trip to London Includes Flights, transfers, 2 nights hostel accommodation, public transport in London, city tour including Westminster, Big Ben, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral and Trafalgar Square. Please note this excursion is subject to minimum enrolment.
Program Fee
$ 4,150
PLEASE NOTE: Private bedroom option is available and the total program price will be $4,650 in this case.

Full Payment Due not later than 30 days prior to program start date
Admissions Status: Currently Accepting Application

Extra Costs & Living Expenses

At EZC Study Abroad we want you to be fully prepared so here below we have outlined any extra costs and estimated living expenses per semester.
Housing Security Deposit (refundable upon departure) – $200 approx.
Clothes, Laundry etc – $300 approx.
Food – $750 approx.
Personal Travel within Ireland – $200 approx.

Session 2: Summer 2020

Description Date
Application Due Date Friday, March 6, 2020
Confirmation Deposit Due Friday, March 27, 2020
Full Program Fee Due/Withdraw Deadline Friday, April 17, 2020
Final Forms Due Monday, May 11, 2020
Arrival to Cork & check-in to housing Thursday, June 11, 2020
Tour of the city, orientation incl. Intro to Working Culture in Ireland seminar and activities Friday, June 12 & Saturday June 13, 2020
OPTIONAL Excursion Sunday, June 14, 2020
Introduction to Internship Company Monday, June 15, 2020
Internship Begins Tuesday, June 16, 2020
OPTIONAL Weekend Trip to London Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5, 2020 (Please note only students participating in this excursion may be absent from their internship on Friday, July 5)
Bank Holiday in Ireland (National Holiday) Monday, August 3, 2020
Internship Ends Friday, August 7, 2020
Housing Check-Out & Departure Saturday, August 8, 2020
London Weekend Trip Includes Flights, transfers, 2 nights hostel accommodation, public transport in London, city tour including Westminster, Big Ben, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral and Trafalgar Square. Please note this excursion is subject to minimum enrolment.
Program Fee
$ 4,150
PLEASE NOTE: Private bedroom option is available and the total program price will be $4,650 in this case.

Full Payment Due not later than 30 days prior to program start date
Admissions Status: Currently Accepting Application

Extra Costs & Living Expenses

At EZC Study Abroad we want you to be fully prepared so here below we have outlined any extra costs and estimated living expenses per semester.
Housing Security Deposit (refundable upon departure) – $200 approx.
Clothes, Laundry etc – $300 approx.
Food – $750 approx.
Personal Travel within Ireland – $200 approx.

Highlights

GPA Requirement: 2.0

AVG Course Load: N/A

Language of Instruction:  English

Session 1: Summer 2020

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Program Fee: $4,150

Session 2: Summer 2020

Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020

Program Fee: $4,150

Our Advisors
Carissa Hoitenga
Nicoletta Marchionne

Highlights

GPA Requirement: 2.0

AVG Course Load: N/A

Language of Instruction: English

Session 1: Summer 2020

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Program Fee: $4,150

Session 2: Summer 2020

Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020

Program Fee: $4,150

Program Fee : 4,150

Our Advisors
Carissa Hoitenga
Nicoletta Marchionne
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