This is a chance to see and work with a new set of cultural, political, and socioeconomic factors that affect reaching audiences. You will learn new 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. 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.

In a world where marketing departments are needed most, your fresh and innovative skills are in very high demand, and the projects you work on can be added to your portfolio to show future employers.

Tasks will include designing social media visuals, and likely will also include graphic design and presentation. Past students reported that as their comfort level in the role increased, so did their responsibilities.