Engineering internships in Dublin

Few European cities can compete with the magic of Dublin. This green capital has so much to offer a young professional seeking an international adventure and a professional challenge. Engineering internships in Dublin will prepare ambitious interns for successful careers in this competitive and challenging field. This experience will also quench a young person’s wanderlust, as interns get to explore Ireland and other parts of Europe.

Dublin is a safe and youthful international city, ideal for international engineering interns. With a diverse economy and a competitive workforce, the city serves as an ideal location for engineering interns looking to develop professional skills and gain international work experience. It’s also a prime city for networking. Interns will meet fellow aspiring professionals from all over the world and establish vital professional contacts. This professional boost will make for an easier job search when interns return home. Engineering interns will also come back more globally-minded after having embraced the Irish culture.


Living abroad in Dublin

Engineering interns abroad in Dublin will fall in love with the beautiful city, which encourages locals to go outdoors. For one, there’s always a beautiful park nearby to enjoy a sunny afternoon. In fact, Dublin boasts more green areas, per square kilometer, than any other European capital. Dublin’s cycling infrastructure is also notable, for interns who like to get around by bike. The city also has a safe and reliable public transportation system which interns will find easy to navigate. In terms of living arrangements, engineering interns will live with other students, young professionals or interns on the program in a pleasant area of Dublin. They’ll have easy access to public transport so that they can commute to their internship. English is used in professional settings, and is spoken by the majority of citizens, so interns shouldn’t have any difficulty communicating with the locals.


Engineering internships in Dublin


Ireland’s culture & traditions

The Irish have made a shocking number of noteworthy literary contributions to the world. Legendary Irish authors include Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, William Butler Yeats and Oscar Wilde. Interns of the literary persuasion can enjoy discovering Dublin’s role in classic works at The Dublin Writer’s Museum.

Ireland is known around the world for its unique and rich cultural traditions, particularly myths, folklore and legends. The leprechaun is perhaps the most well-known character coming from Gaelic traditions. However interns in Dublin will learn that there’s more to Irish culture than the fool, clover and St. Patrick’s Day. After a visit to the National Folklore Collection, interns will see just how many different myths have been passed down for centuries.


Engineering internships in Dublin


Discover Ireland’s treasures

Few things can top a journey through Ireland’s captivating countryside. International engineering interns will be close to many picturesque spots, being based in Dublin. A few of the country’s most unforgettable natural treasures include the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, and Killarney National Park. They can’t be missed.


A city with history

In addition to their engineering internship in Dublin, interns will also be able to sink their teeth into the rich regional history around the city. Dublin has had many different inhabitants across the centuries, starting all the way back in 140 AD. Both the Vikings and the Scandinavians had settled the area and then came the Norman invasion. During English rule, Dublin’s development was influenced by the Georgian period and the city was at one time the British Empire’s second largest! Dublin’s cultural influences have been captured by its many historical structures including the Dublin Castle (1204), the Christ Church Cathedral (1030) and St Patrick’s Cathedral (1191).


Learn more about our engineering internships in Dublin and apply today to boost your career.




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Elizabeth Trovall

After short stints in Argentina and Belize, Elizabeth is finishing up her fourth year in Santiago, Chile. Elizabeth writes about international internships, life abroad and professional development for The Intern Group. She also reports on politics, business and culture in Latin America for public radio and print media. An Austin, Texas native, Elizabeth first left home to earn her journalism degree from the Reynolds Institute of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Besides her friends and family, she misses live music and Mexican food the most.
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