Internship Abroad – Dublin, Ireland

4-12 Units

Course Description

As a student in the Irish Internship Program you will participate in volunteer work placements in agencies, corporations, and organizations in Dublin, Ireland. This internship course enables you to gain depth and understanding of an international work environment and to develop the personal and professional skills necessary for future career advancement. 

Each weekly module provides a learning experience that investigates a specific component of your professional environment as you experience the international internship placement's function and culture. 

Course Details

Number of Units: 4 to 12 units depending on the length of the internship

Who Should Attend: Anyone interested in gaining a global perspective while interning should consider this program. Participants must be 18 years of age or older at time of program, and have a high school diploma/GED. 

Course Materials: No textbook requirement

Prerequisites: None

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What You Will Learn

  • Demonstrate an understanding of professional customs and practices
  • Organize and maintain information
  • Apply knowledge to the task
  • Work with diversity/diverse populations
  • Work in cross-cultural and/or multicultural settings
  • Improve problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Monitor and correct personal performance
  • Behave professionally, ethically, and dress appropriately in the workplace
  • Listen effectively and address colleagues/superiors appropriately
  • Manage time effectively
  • Adapt effectively to changing conditions
  • Participate as a member of a team
  • Develop appropriate workplace attitudes
  • Understand and manage personal behavior and attitudes
  • Develop individual responsibility


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