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INTRA Internships

Attract Top Talent

Do you need support for specific projects or require additional resources at certain times of the year?  Would you like an opportunity to train and evaluate potential future employees?  If the answer is yes, you might consider hiring a DCU INTRA student as a temporary resource without adding a permanent payroll cost.  Our ambitious, energetic students can bring their specialist skills and knowledge to your company and contribute effectively to your business.  They are work-ready and motivated to perform to a high level.  If you would like to know more please read our Employer Guidelines [pdf].

Courses With An INTRA Placement

Many undergraduate and some postgraduate programmes at DCU include a mandatory internship which is fully assessed.  Please see our INTRA Calendar [xls] for a list of programmes, internship dates and recruitment period. If you would like specific course or module information just click on the relevant link below:

We can Help!

Please call or email to discuss your requirements. Our office can provide individualised assistance to make your recruiting efforts successful.  We look forward to working with you!

NameTelephoneEmailArea
 Ms Maeve Long
 Ms Carol Power
 Ms Vanessa Wade
 Ms Geraldine Farrell
 Ms Geraldine Farrell
 Ms Nora O Brien
 Ms Rachel McCullagh
 +353.1.7005515
 +353.1.7008877
 +353.1.7005178
 +353.1.7005033
 +353.1.7005033
 +353.1.7005422
 +353.1.7005176
rachel.mccullagh@dcu.ie
[Head] Computing, Engineering & Aviation
Science, Mathematics & PR
Business, Journalism & Science Comms
Marketing & Psychology
Administration
All Programmes
All Programmes

Interested?  Here's How It Works

  • Prepare a job spec. with a brief overview of the company, role, duties, skills and salary.  Email the spec. (see list above) and indicate the programme(s) and placement period(s) of interest
  • The spec. will be advertised to the relevant class group(s) at the appropriate time and students invited to apply
  • CVs of applicants will then be forwarded for your consideration
  • If you would like to proceed we will set up interviews directly with chosen students
  • Following interview, you will inform the INTRA office of the student(s) you would like to hire (note: they must accept their first offer)
  • All other pending interviews for your chosen student(s) will be cancelled

Top Tip: As students are in demand each year and must accept their first offer, we advise avoiding delays, where possible, in setting up interviews or making an offer.  This will help to reduce the possibility of your chosen candidate(s) being placed with another employer in the meantime.  We also suggest preparing a ranking list in case your chosen candidate(s) is no longer available.