Internships

Student Internships locally:

  • MyFuture – check under the category Internship (2-12 weeks)

Student Internships UK:

  • Prospects (change the Type of Work menu to "Work Experience")
  • Targetjobs
  • Ratemyplacement advertises internships, insight days as well as longer placements
  • Step - Internships for students and graduates - mainly based in England
  • Student Circus - website specifically for international students and graduates looking for work in the UK

Student Internships abroad:

  • Goinglobal - on MyFuture -  has a database of jobs and internships abroad 
  • See also the Global Opportunities pages
  • IAESTEpaid work experience abroad for students of Science, Technology and Applied Arts in 2nd year and above.
  • Europe Internships - a variety of internship opportunities throughout Europe (including the UK)
  • BUNAC  - internship opportunities around the world
  • CCUSA - internship opportunities around the world
  • Gradlink - specialises in supporting international students who study in the UK to find internships and graduate jobs in: China, ASEAN, Gulf, Canada, Africa, India and Bangladesh
  • The EURES website have lots of information on jobs and learning opportunities throughout Europe.

 

Inspiring Stories

Cormac Quinn headCormac Quinn, MEng Computer Science, talks about the benefit of his summer internship in India
Mariesa Dolan headMariesa Dolan (Actuarial Science and Risk Management) describes the benefits of her placement on the Isle of Man and Internship in New York‌
Eamon ByrneEamon Byrne (MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering) talks about his IAESTE internship in Korea‌

Graduate Internships (short-term paid opportunities)

  • MyFuture - look under the category Internship

Northern Ireland and ROI

  • Intro– work experience in a business environment and opportunity to work towards a management qualification
  • Propel– entrepreneurial programme run by Invest NI aimed at developing business ideas  in the knowledge sector
  • InterTradeIreland Fusion and Acumen – work placement with a business and relevant postgrad diploma within Technology Transfer (Fusion) and Sales/Marketing (Acumen) across Ireland
  • You may also be interested in the Assured Skills Training Programme run by the Department for the Economy. These are not internship opportunities but offer a useful stepping stone into a particular area of work. 

UK

  • Graduate Talent Pool - Internship opportunities for graduates - mainly based in England
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships– UK-wide programme with projects involving a partnership between a graduate, organisation and university or research organisation
  • Step - Internship opportunities for students and graduates - mainly based in England

Outside UK and Ireland- see Working Overseas