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University College Dublin Internship Program


Program Location Dublin, Ireland
Sponsor Quinn School of Business
Program Type Direct Enroll
Course # SA 20197
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2014 06/08/14 to 08/01/14

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Program Costs Financial Aid
Deadline Returnee Info
Resources
 

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Overview
University College Dublin Internship Program

Today's global economy demands graduates with global perspective. The University College Dublin Summer Internship Program provides students with a challenging international business experience in a uniquely stimulating location: the modern European city of Dublin.

This is a six credit program, three credits for the internship and three credits for the history or business course.

The structure of the program is:

  • Week 1 - Orientation and intensive course
  • Weeks 2 thru 7 - Internship placement
  • Week 8 - Presentations of research papers

The internship placements are of a very high quality and involve project based meaningful work assignments.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:Quinn School of Business.

Eligibility

University College Dublin Internship Program

Students must have reached at least junior standing (completed four semesters of college) by the start of the program. Students who are juniors, but have switched majors to COM, CSR, MGMT, ECON, OLS, ID, or AT, need to have taken some classes from the new major in order to qualify for participation.

Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity, and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts][Krannert School of Management][College of Health and Human Sciences][College of Science][College of Technology][Interdisciplinary and Special Programs]
Specifically from: OLS, Aviation Management, & Industrial Distribution (TECH) and ENTR (Interdisciplinary & Special Programs)

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

As a complement to the internship, students are required to complete the following:

  • Weekly reflective journal
  • Research Paper
  • Presentation of Research paper

Regarding the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program:  Click here for a list of the specific classes that have been approved for the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program.

Excursions

Social and cultural activities to learn more about Ireland and the Irish are offered throughout the summer and might include:

  • Wicklow Mountain Walk
  • Hurling match
  • Trip to the West of Ireland
  • Castle Tour
  • Irish Dancing
  • Traditional Irish Music

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

UCD will invoice students for the program fee of € 3,800, which includes tuition fees for two courses/six credits, internship placement, and an extensive cultural program with excursions. Housing is not included in the program fee and will be an approx. € 1,300 more.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2014

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and the Host University
Program Fee$5,210.00
Study Abroad Fee$609.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00
Purdue Study Abroad Scholarship [More Info]- $2000

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,000.00
Housing$1,800.00
Visa$415.00
Meals$1,500.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$1,500.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
University College Dublin Internship Program Feb 1


Returnees Information
University College Dublin Internship Program

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

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