Social work internships in Dublin offer the chance to gain hands-on experience and an understanding of this essential yet challenging field. For those looking to make an impact, internships are a unique opportunity to work with organizations focusing on issues ranging from healthcare and education to sustainability and beyond.
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Responsibilities at social work internships in Dublin may include:
- Event planning and management
- Updating social media platforms
- Drafting promotional materials
- Collecting data and conducting surveys
Internships in social work in Dublin
Here are just a few example roles our social work interns have taken on before:
Planning and managing outreach events are an important part of social work. Interns may have the chance to recruit volunteers and attendees, and help organize the logistics of both virtual and live events. They may also help with setting fundraising and engagement goals, as well as determining an event’s success within a target community.
Many internships in social work in Dublin include a community development element. Interns focus on empowering communities through the promotion of community members, community services, and sharing of resources. Interns may take part in communications and content creation to fundraising and event planning.
Research skills are valuable in just about every industry there is, and social work is no exception. Interns may research industry best practices as well as available resources, preparing reports and compilations of their findings. They may also design and assist with the distribution of surveys to determine how and whether a particular program has benefited its target community.
Like community development roles, community outreach offers a chance for interns to gain a wide variety of skills across different areas. They may take part in event planning, managing and maintaining stakeholder relationships, fundraising, and organizing volunteers, among other things. These roles are a great way to gain project management experience and hone the interpersonal skills required for social work.
The Social Work Industry
Social work is a demanding yet incredibly impactful industry that offers the perfect career fields for those looking to make an impact in their daily work. Social workers can be found in a wide variety of settings, ranging from schools and government agencies to health clinics, hospitals, and more. They also come from all types of academic backgrounds, including sociology and psychology, communications, and even law and policy. Social work internships in Dublin offer dedicated professionals and students the chance to gain hands-on experience within a key field, such as healthcare, education, or economic opportunity. Once armed with professional experience, those with passion, empathy, and dedication will be set up for success in the field.
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“Take this opportunity to not just see yourself as another intern, but to really take hold of the opportunity and use it as a stepping stone to get to where you want to be.“Ashley & Lexi Youth Work
“You owe it to yourself right now and for the rest of your life to apply yourself and get out of your comfort zone.“Erik Stettler Harvard Business School
“I feel like I'm learning new things everyday and more importantly, I enjoy coming to my internship everyday.“Javier Ritter Saint Louis University
“Living in London and interning here has taught me that I am a very adaptable person. I've decided that I want to join a touring company and travel around the world.“Chloe Schneider University of California Irvine
“Sometimes when you’re looking for an internship it’s hard to find somewhere where you’re doing the actual work. If you don’t show up a day it doesn’t really affect anything but here you’re actually a part of a team where you can see the work you’ve done.“Katie Jones Skidmore College
“This remote internship helped me to realize that I want to study computer science and that this is something that I'm passionate about. It's also something that I wouldn't have explored had I not done this internship.“Sarah Swendseid Gap year student
“I got here and within three weeks I launched a space balloon. We were the first company in South America to launch any space involved system.“Peter Panigiris Student from Australia
Learn more about our Social Work Internships in Dublin
Ireland is a unique and exciting place for interns and students from around Europe and the world to gain professional experience. Our local team in Dublin ensures that interns are fully immersed in the city, and take advantage of the growth opportunities on offer. Learn more about our Dublin internship program here.
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