The Engineering sector in Ireland employs over 18,500 people directly and many global names in Engineering are well established here.

Ireland has started building again, with new construction projects starting every day. Key sectors include industrial products and services, aerospace, automotive and clean tech. Not only is there a demand for engineering services within Ireland but Irish engineering firms export 4.2 billion in exports annually.

With economic recovery comes investment in infrastructure. Every field of engineering is benefiting right now. As a result, there is a host of great learning opportunities in Ireland for future engineers. as firms all over Ireland look for suitable candidates to mentor and train.

Why 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. If you are interested in gaining valuable experience in Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer or Aeronautical Engineering, we have the placement for you.

At A Glance
Engineering in Ireland
Start Date
We have set start dates every month. Contact advisor for exact dates.
8, 10 or 12 Weeks
Apply By
12 weeks prior to start date

8 week programme: €5235

10 week programme: €6045

12 week programme: €6675

What's included?
Airfare, materials for placement, mandatory health insurance, lunches and spending money aren’t included.
Application fee

€95 Non refundable

Commitment fee

€500 Non refundable

up to €1000