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Social Work Internships in Ireland

Internships in Social Work in Ireland are a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a field geared at making an impact in vulnerable communities. Organizations focusing on healthcare, education, sustainability and more are excellent places to launch a purposeful career.


Our alumni have interned at 3,000+ organizations including

Responsibilities at Social Work internships in Ireland may include:

  • Conducting surveys and collecting demographic data
  • Drafting blogs and promotional materials
  • Managing social media channels
  • Assisting with event planning
 Responsibilities at Social Work internships in Ireland may include:

Internships in Social Work in Ireland

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

  1. Community Outreach

    Interns focusing on community outreach get to take part in planning and implementing projects geared at connecting people throughout a community. This usually involves planning events, cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, setting fundraising goals, and managing volunteers.

  2. Event Management

    Many internships in Social Work in Ireland offer the chance to plan and manage outreach events. Interns may help recruit and organize volunteers, set fundraising and audience goals, decide on event themes, and handle bookings. For many socially-focused organizations, annual events are an important part of how they raise funds and reach their target communities.

  3. Community Development

    Community development is one of the key roles for many social work organizations, as it focuses on promoting economic opportunities and equality for community members and empowering communities. Interns often take on communications tasks, as well as fundraising and event planning.

  4. Social Media

    Social media management skills are incredibly valuable in many industries today, including in the field of social work. Interns often take over their organization’s various social platforms, create publication calendars, draft content, and track reach and engagement.

The Social Work Industry

Social work is a perfect field for those who are looking to make an impact, no matter their background. Some of the industry’s most respected professionals come from academic backgrounds as far-ranging as psychology, sociology, international relations, and communications, to name just a few. Social Work internships in Ireland offer a chance to gain experience with organizations focusing on key issues such as access to healthcare and education, environmental sustainability, and economic growth. Social work is an incredible field in which to grow and build a career. That being said, it’s also an incredibly challenging and demanding field, which requires a great amount of drive, passion, and dedication.

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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 Ireland

Social Work Internships in Ireland

Immersive professional internships in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin are the perfect way to gain a global perspective on the field of social work. Interns have endless opportunities for travel, networking, and both personal and professional growth. Learn more about our Ireland internship program here.

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