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Social Work Internships

Our Social Work internships provide you with the perfect opportunity to make an impact. Through this experience you will make a difference in a vulnerable community.


This career field is available online & in our hubs of Dublin & Melbourne.


Social work internships give you the experience of integrating with and positively impacting a community. You will acquire the ability to work with people of different ages, ethnicities, education levels, and socioeconomic statuses.

Our alumni have interned at 3000+ organizations including:

Social work internships are perfect for people with backgrounds in International Relations, Psychology and Sociology, but in general are a great opportunity for anyone eager to connect with and positively impact a new community.

We work with leading social work organizations, ranging from those that focus on access to healthcare and education, to those that help victims of war and domestic abuse. Previous interns have been placed in organizations focused on Community Development, Education, Healthcare & Sustainability, Social Services, Environmental Activism, International Relations, and Political & Economic Development.

Responsibilities at Social Work internships may include:
Community outreach, campaigning, surveying and collecting demographic based data
Executing marketing responsibilities such as blog writing, managing social media channels and creating promotional materials for the organization
Liaising between different parties to assist in event planning or finding additional resources for community development programs
Working closely with the local community on projects related to homelessness, education, substance abuse, and mental healthcare access

Virtual Social Work Internships

Have you considered completing an internship in Social Work from the comfort of your own home? Our global online internship program includes a flexible internship to fit your schedulebest-in-class career advancement training and twelve-month access to exclusive, real-time keynote career talks from global business leaders. Find out more about our global virtual internship program here.

Join our 10,000+ global alumni network

“The advice that I would give other interns is to come on this program with an open mind. Definitely try new things and explore the city, and come to every organized event. I've met amazing people and it's really nice to know you have a support network when you're in a different country.“

Lexi Macdonald & Ashley Duguay University of British Columbia & St. Mary's University

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Applying for The Intern Group will accelerate your career. Through your application we will learn about you and your career goals to determine if you are a good candidate for our internship program. If accepted into our program we guarantee you an internship in your chosen career field.

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