3 Months Prior to Start Date
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:
$4,200 – $5,150
Ireland’s capital city has fast become a dynamic hub for international education and business. With approximately half the population under the age of 25 this young, vibrant city has plenty to offer for your Intern Abroad experience. Many multinational companies have chosen Dublin for their European headquarters as well as being a city known for successful home-grown start up companies. The cultural and social offerings across the city also make it a great place to spend your time abroad.
⦁ Pre-Departure Orientation including Internship Goal-Setting
⦁ Visa & Immigration Advising and support
⦁ Arrival orientation
⦁ Welcome Dinner
⦁ 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
Minimum GPA: 2.0
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.
Interns may have the opportunity to 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
*Depending on the program dates chosen, interns may participate in the above seminars if they are running during the same period.
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 or student residences operated by our sister company EazyCity. We have several properties in Dublin and you will share with other Irish and international students and interns.
- 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
Students can upgrade their stay with choosing as housing option our premium shared apartments in Dublin city center, part of the exclusive Tramshed Residence. This residence is located in the Point Village, right in the center of Dublin’s hottest area. This exclusive apartment offers all the services and transport connections (Luas and bus lines). Just 10 minutes by public transport from the Spire or 15 minutes from Dublin’s most famous area: Temple Bar! All students will have here their own single room with private bathroom, as well as a shared modern kitchen and a comfortable living room and access to extra facilities such as: Gym, Cinema room, terrace, lounge and relax areas, Study areas, 24h reception and much more.
We also offer the opportunity to live with a host family in Dublin. 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!
Life in Dublin
Dublin is a large, bustling city with a dynamic population including a large international community studying and working there. Public transport is well covered by public buses, trams and trains making it easy to get around.
On the practical side of things there are plenty of supermarkets and food outlets offering reasonably priced groceries and meals.
EZC Study Abroad includes 4 excursions/activities in this program:
Irish Music/Dance Night – Experience Irish traditional music and dance at this fun evening event
Gaelic Language Lesson – Learn how to say basic greetings and other useful phrases in Gaelic
Guinness Storehouse – Visit this award-winning attraction and learn all about how Guinness is made
Glendalough & Wicklow – See some of Ireland’s most picturesque landscape including the monastic site at Glendalough
Our experienced team will provide you with the best pre-departure advice and assistance as well as support on-site which is second to none. We understand that this may be the first time for you to travel outside of your home country; you can be assured that our EZC on site staff will be on hand to make the transition from home a smooth experience to allow you to get the most from this life-changing opportunity. At EZC we also focus on making the most of your Intern Abroad experience once you have returned with a series of free webinars and online resources to help you understand how promoting this experience can help in your future career path.
The EZC on-site team can be found at our office in Dublin city center during business hours:
FEES AND DATES
|Online Application Due Date||3 Months Prior to Arrival|
|Supplemental Documents Deadline||2.5 Months Prior to Arrival|
|Confirmation Deposit Due/Withdraw Deadline||2 Months Prior to Arrival|
|Final Forms & Full Program Fee Due||1 Month Prior to Arrival|
|Optional excursions may be arranged for an additional fee.|
|Price||$4,200 (6 Weeks) – $5,150 (10 Weeks)|
PLEASE NOTE: Single bedroom option is available and the total program price will be $4,850 (6 Weeks)
$6,850 (10 Weeks) in this case.
Admissions Status: Currently Accepting Applications
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.
Personal Expenses (Laundry, Phone, Toiletries) – €350
Food – €750
Personal Travel within Ireland – €175