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NGOs internships in Ireland

The world of nonprofit work is extremely far-reaching and very diverse. Internships in NGOs in Ireland offer a glimpse into this exciting and extremely rewarding field, with the chance to gain hands-on experience in some of Europe’s most impactful and well-respected organizations.

Our alumni have interned at 3,000+ organizations including

Responsibilities at NGOs internships in Ireland may include:

  • Overseeing social media accounts and increasing presence
  • Drafting online written content
  • Assisting with event planning
  • Drafting grant application materials
Responsibilities at NGOs internships in Ireland may include:

Internships in NGOs in Ireland

Here are just a few example roles our NGOs interns have taken on before:


  1. Fundraising

    Most internships in NGOs in Ireland offer interns the opportunity to learn about fundraising best practices, including planning fundraisers and applying for grants. Many interns take part in annual fundraising events, track donations, and even make fundraising calls to repeat donors and members.

  2. Social Media Management

    Many nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations rely heavily on social media to spread their message and reach new audiences. Interns learn best practices for creating social media calendars, managing content, and analyzing traction and reach. They may take on projects including awareness campaigns and fundraisers.

  3. Event Planning

    There are many different facets to a nonprofit organization’s communication strategy. From graphic design and publicity to social media management, marketing, and copywriting. The opportunities for interns to hone their professional writing skills are endless.

The NGOs Industry

For those who want to make an impact and leave a lasting legacy, this sector is an excellent field to find your niche. Nongovernmental organizations focus on every important issue you can think of, from the protection of endangered species to education and healthcare, and everything in between. No matter your background, there’s a role for you within one of these organizations, from designers to writers, psychologists to project managers, and so much more. NGOs internships in Ireland offer amazing opportunities to network, and the chance to develop a broader understanding of how these organizations operate.

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Social Work Internships in Ireland

There’s nowhere quite like Ireland. This beautiful island country is known for its music, rich history, welcoming culture, and incredible scenery. Interns live like locals in the capital city of Dublin, and with the support of our local team, take advantage of all Ireland has to offer. Learn more about our Ireland internship program here.

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