The eight week program consists of a two-week academic program at our partner university, UCD, combined with a six-week internship placement based in Dublin, Ireland. Students work 32 hours per week on an unpaid internship. Internship placements will be based on student interests, experience, and skills. UCD offers a variety of placement opportunities from small to medium Irish based businesses, private companies, non-profit organizations or multinational companies. You can read more about the internship opportunities here. The academic program allows you to experience education in a leading institution while the internship component allows you to gain valuable insight in to a professional arena. Students take 2 classes and transfer back 6 credit hours (credit hours and grading scale).
A study abroad student at the Quinn School of Business joins the largest business school in Ireland, taking part in all aspects of academic and social life in their extensive campus while experiencing life in the thriving modern European city of Dublin. The Quinn School of Business was established in 1994 and is ranked as the best business school in Ireland. It is AACSB accredited. Today the College has a population of 20,000 students, and is situated at Belfield, about 3 miles to the south of downtown Dublin. Dublin has a population of 1 million people. The campus occupies a beautifully landscaped 350 acre site, which provides a striking setting for the University.
Information Sheet - including program costs and course equivalencies
Program Brochure - includes more information regarding academics, the internship, housing, costs, visa processes, etc.
If you are interested in learning more about this program, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with the Gies College of Business Study Abroad Office. To learn more about the program from a student's perspective, email one of the past participants (listed below) to ask about their experiences abroad.