Entrepreneurship internships in Dublin

Dublin’s charm attracts professionals from all over the world to work this green, Irish capital. Full of life, lush parks, museums and Georgian architecture, Dublin will sweep an entrepreneurship intern abroad off their feet. The capital city offers history, culture, entertainment and innovation. It has everything an ambitious professional looking for adventure needs. Entrepreneurship internships in Dublin will prepare ambitious young professionals for a blossoming career in this competitive field. Moreover, living abroad in Ireland will quench an enthusiastic young person’s wanderlust, as interns get to know Ireland’s treasures and experience the country’s striking natural beauty.


International interns will feel safe and at home during their stay in Dublin. This youthful, international city is the ideal backdrop for interns looking to earn entrepreneurship experience, meet established professionals and have some fun along the way. Considering its diverse economy and a competitive workforce, entrepreneurship interns will find challenging internships that will develop their professional skills. During the internship experience, interns will network with leading entrepreneurs from all over the world. Finding a job will become easier with real-world experience abroad under their belt. Meanwhile, interns will return home more globally-minded after spending time learning about Ireland’s customs and history.


Entrepreneurship internships in Dublin


Living abroad in Dublin

Entrepreneurship 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. If biking isn’t your thing, the city also has a safe and reliable public transportation system which is easy to navigate. In terms of living arrangements, entrepreneurship interns will live with other young professionals, students and 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.


Embracing Ireland’s culture & traditions

Ireland’s impressive list of literary greats is a point of pride for locals. Considering the island’s relatively small population, a great number of famous authors come from Ireland. Legendary Irish authors include Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, C. S. Lewis, William Butler Yeats and Oscar Wilde. Interns can learn more about Ireland’s literary contributions at The Dublin Writer’s Museum.


One of the most fascinating aspects of Ireland’s culture are the many myths, legends and folklore that have been passed down through generations. For centuries, Irish folklore has played an important role in the local culture. Internationally, the most well-known Irish (Gaelic) folklore is about the leprechaun, the cobbler and fairy who loves to dress in green and play tricks. Entrepreneurship interns in Dublin will learn that there’s much more to Irish culture than the fool, clover and St. Patrick’s Day. After passing through Dublin’s National Folklore Collection, interns will better understand the various myths have been shared around the region for centuries.


Entrepreneurship internships in Dublin


Traveling Ireland

With multiple World Heritage Sites, beautiful national parks, hundreds of historic castles and miles of breathtaking countryside, Ireland is full of beautiful places to see outside of Dublin. A few of the country’s most sought-out treasures include the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, and Killarney National Park.


Discovering Dublin’s history

Entrepreneurship interns in Dublin also have the chance to dive deeper into understanding Dublin’s rich history. They can spend their weekends visiting various museums, monuments and historic buildings. Dublin’s many different inhabitants have influenced the city across the centuries, starting all the way back in 140 AD. Both the Vikings and the Scandinavians made their mark on the area. Then during English rule, Dublin’s development was highly influenced by the Georgian period. In fact, Dublin was at one time the British Empire’s second largest city. Historical structures like the Dublin Castle (1204), the Christ Church Cathedral (1030) and St Patrick’s Cathedral (1191) embody some of the city’s various influences.


Apply now to boost your career with an Entrepreneurship internship in Dublin.


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1. based on Dublin city Luftbild, by dronepicr, CC-by-2.0

2. based on Samuel Beckett Bridge, by Miguel Mendez, CC-by-2.0

3. based on Dublin Custom House [176/366], by Tim Sackton, CC-by-SA 2.0


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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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