Did you know that many global companies at the forefront of bioengineering are based in Ireland? Not surprisingly, the Emerald Isle scores highly as a destination for bioengineering placements.

The sector has continued to reveal massive expansion over recent years. In fact, Ireland’s list of BioTech and pharma companies reads like a roll call. Industry giants such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, and Biogen, can all be found on Irish soil.   

Why Bio-Medical Engineering in Ireland?

There is a drive in Ireland to encourage young people in primary and secondary education to choose STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as there is a serious need for quality STEM graduates, in particular engineers. 

Many of the key global players in engineering have long established bases in Ireland but there is a healthy cohort of smaller indigenous firms all over the country. You will be working with and learning from very high-calibre employers who need and value your input in areas surrounding medical device research, we have the placement for you. 

Bioengineers apply the principles of human biology and groundbreaking advances in technology to design NextGen solutions. Their innovative projects are used to save lives, advance healthcare treatments, and improve living standards while promoting sustainability. From diagnostic equipment and renewable energy to biomedical or ecological engineering, this booming sector offers a stack of career and research opportunities. 

As an intern in Dublin or Galway, you are perfectly placed to develop your knowledge and gain real-life industry experience. Both these cities lay claim to universities at the coalface of bioengineering education and research while being renowned centres of commerce. 

Home to the Trinity Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Dublin is a hotspot for international study and dubbed as one of the most student-friendly cities on the planet. While, Galway is known for its beauty, rich ancestry, and traditional Irish realness. 

At A Glance
Bio-Medical Engineering in Ireland
Start Date
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
8, 10 or 12 Weeks
Apply By
12 weeks prior to start date

8-weeks: €7250

10-weeks: €8595

12-weeks: €9950

What's included?

Airfare, materials for placement, visas and associated costs, mandatory health insurance, meals and spending money aren’t included.

*Student residences are an extra fee and subject to availability. If residences aren’t available, homestays are the alternative option.

Application fee

€95 Non refundable

Commitment fee

€500 Non refundable

up to €1000