|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Class Status:||2nd year, 3rd year||Minimum GPA Requirement:||2.5|
|Open to Non-UVa Students:||Yes||Housing:||University dormitory|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Credit Type:||Direct Credit|
|Program Type:||Internship||Tuition Payments Made To:||UVA|
|Education Abroad Advisor:||Kathleen McLaren-Hawking||Application Fee:||Yes|
|Study Abroad Administrative Fee:||No||Subject Area:||Internship|
UVA in Dublin: Internship Placement Program (IPP) Global
The University Internship Program (UIP) Summer Dublin program is operated by the UVA Career Center and in partnership with the International Studies Office (ISO). With EUSA (www.EUSA-edu.com), a provider of high quality global internships, UIP provides highly customized internships in Dublin, Ireland for the UIP Summer Dublin program participants. Internships are available in a variety of professional fields: private sector business, political parties, law, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), hospitals, lobby groups, professional associations, and many more. Internship placement is determined by students’ interests, studies, experience, and professional and academic plans.
During the application period, students meet on Grounds with UVA Career Center staff and the EUSA internship team to discuss the internship process and requirements, as well as goals and expectations for an internship.
- Step 1) Click "Apply Now" (above) and complete the Personal Statement, Internship Interest, and Resume Requirements
- Step 2) After completing Step 1, schedule an interview with UIP in Handshake
- Step 3) After completing an interview, finish and submit the application
The program takes place in lively Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland.
UIP Undergraduate Internship Seminar (SOC 4800; 4 credits)
As an international intern you will earn academic credit through the Department of Sociology (Sociology 4800, 4 credits). 40% of your grade will be based upon performance at your internship as evaluated by your sponsor, and 60% will be based upon your academic performance, as determined by your internship seminar faculty. The seminar will provide you with the opportunity to actively reflect on your internship experience, and to learn more about yourself, the international workplace and culture, and life in organizations. Via the internet and Collab, your "faculty on call" will consult with you throughout your internship.
Be a rising third- or fourth-year student enrolled at the University of Virginia or another institution of higher education
Have an overall and major GPA of at least 2.5
Be in good academic standing
Have a clear disciplinary record
Be able to meet health, age, academic, legal, security, and/or related internship criteria of the sponsoring organization
2017 Summer: UIP To-Go Summer Internship in Dublin
List of previous UIP To-Go Internship Sponsors, 2007-2016
Interim Director, UVA Career Center
University Internship Program (UIP)
UVA Career Center
Accommodation and Meals
You will live in a residence hall on the University College Dublin (UCD) campus. Each intern will have a private bedroom and share a kitchen, living area, and shower with 4 to 5 other suite mates. There is 24-hour security and an on-call staff member 24 hours a day. There is an on-site convenience store. Launderettes are available in adjacent residence halls. Public transportation is within walking distance, as are a supermarket, restaurants, cafes, and medical clinics. UCD is 4 miles away from the Dublin city centre and offers transport services to and from Dublin. For more information about the residence halls visit UCD's website.
Cost and Financial Aid
The program cost and payment schedule are listed under the "Budget Sheets" link at the top of this page. Students with identifiable financial need are encouraged to apply for fellowships, scholarships, and financial aid.
The University of Virginia believes in providing reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities on an individual basis. If you believe that you would require adjustments in order to fully participate in this program, please contact the Student Disability Access Center at 434-243-5180 as early as possible in order to begin this dialogue.
Passport and Visa
All participants will need a valid passport in order to participate in the program. Students must ensure that their passport is valid at least six months past the program return date. All students must consult http://www.inis.gov.ie/ for information about visa and other entry requirements. International students should meet with their International Student Advisor in the International Studies Office as part of the application process.
Health and Safety Information
All students considering Education Abroad should consult the Students Abroad section of the U.S. Department of State’s web-based travel resources and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Traveler’s Health web resources to research health, safety, and security conditions; visa requirements; immunization requirements; and recommendations on staying healthy and safe in their target destination(s). Students should also carefully review the UVA Education Abroad Health & Safety Abroad web page. Parents and guardians are strongly advised to review all of these resources, as well. UVA students and visiting students enrolled in UVA Education Abroad programs are subject to the University of Virginia’s Policy on Student International Travel.