An international internship jumps off the page of any marketing and advertising résumé – and for good reason.
Experience in non-domestic markets means exposure to new audiences, new consumer behaviour, new ad formats, and of course another product and industry. All of which, employers feel, makes a marketing graduate more innovative, creative, and practical.
This is a chance to see and work with a new set of cultural, political, and socioeconomic factors that affect reaching audiences. You will test your social, written, and verbal skills while developing your marketing instincts and learning from the industry professionals around you.
Your placement will be in a small- or medium-sized company in Ireland, putting you in the front row for strategy formation, execution, and results of every marketing initiative. You may be working on traditional, above-the-line or below-the-line channels, in digital and social media, or across them all in public relations.
Tasks could include audience research, focus groups, social media management, copywriting, editing, graphic design, and presentation. Past interns reported that as their comfort level in the role increased, so did their responsibilities.
It’s a great chance to make international contacts while expanding your marketing and advertising portfolio.
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We’re small, which helps us keep our fees competitive despite the fully customised program we offer each student.
8-week program fee: €5235
10-week program fee: €6045
12-week program fee: €6675
There’s an application fee of €95 and a participant commitment fee of €500 that are both non-refundable.
Airfare, materials for placement, mandatory health insurance, lunches and spending money aren’t included.
We’re delighted to offer three scholarships a year of up to €500 per student, that are deducted off the final payment.
Scholarship applications can be submitted as part of the general internship application.You must have a 3.0 GPA to apply. The scholarship section has two parts: an one-page essay about how the placement will contribute to your academic and career goals, and a choice of how you might record your internship experience (through a blog, video or social media updates).
We match students with a local family near their placement that’ll create a home-away-from-home for them. Living with a family immerses students in Irish life, culture, and customs. Not to mention the cooking!
The application deadline is based on when you’re available to intern.
Applications must be received at least 12 weeks before your intended start date.
Available start dates are as follows:
October 1, 2018
November 5, 2018
January 15, 2019
February 5, 2019
March 12, 2019
April 9, 2019