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Journalism & Communications in Ireland | Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland

In one of our longest standing and most productive partnerships, interns will collaborate to market a monthly magazine, publish website material, and coordinate digital content. Intern perspectives add creative vision and improve the overall quality of products. The position includes opportunities to conduct market research, design layouts, edit and proofread content, and more. Interns can expect a fast-paced, multi-faceted work experience as part of the small but dynamic team.

Based in the “Enterprise Cube” in Dun Laoghaire, to the south of Dublin, the organization values close relationships with their clients to gain a deeper understanding of the audience they serve. They remain competitive in a fast-changing market due to their expertise that allows them to combine the richness and permanence of traditional publishing with the functionality and dynamism of digital media.

Internship Start Dates:

  • Flexible start dates at the beginning of any academic term.

Duration of Internship:

  • Minimum of 12 weeks – up to one year

The internet is immediate, and extremely useful. Print gives richness and depth. Our partner organization combines the two to engage a target audience and build trusted relationships that grow stronger and more profitable over time. As the winners of the PPAI Customer Magazine of the Year Award, the judges described their work as “effective branding and a perfect blend of design, editorial and marketing in one package.” Additionally, the organization has created deep, functional website content for clients such as, Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, UCD and the IMI.

Interns contribute in many aspects of magazine and online media production:

  • Layout, editorial tasks and production of a print magazine – content production, fact checking, finding images, caption writing, proofreading, meeting deadlines
  • Editorial tasks, content production, content migration, website management skills for online media
  • Attend events in the local area, and research topics for the magazine

Academic Background:

  • All majors may apply. Interns with a background and experience within their chosen industry are preferred.

Skills/Experience:

  • Proficiency with office productivity software, web-based technologies, and graphic design are helpful, but not required.
  • Interns are expected to demonstrate responsibility, professional motivation, flexibility, and effective communication skills.

Language Requirements:

  • English is the language of communication. Interns must be capable of written and spoken communication at a near-native level in professional settings.

Visa Requirements:

  • No visa is required for internships under 90 days. For multiple term placements, interns must be eligible for an Irish Working Holiday authorisation.

 

Estimated One-Time Expenses

  • IE3 Global Program Fee: $3,450
  • International Travel: $1,000
  • Visa fees and Work Authorisation (only for 90+ day options): $690*

Estimated Monthly Expenses

  • Housing: $950 - $1,300
  • Food: $550
  • Local Transportation: $130
  • Utilities, Phone, Internet: $260

*Fee amounts are calculated with an exchange rate from European Euro at the time of posting.

Independent Housing

Interns arrange their own housing.

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Terms

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Application Deadline

Summer: January 25

Fall: April 15

Winter: September 1

Spring: November 15

Basic Requirements

- Any major is eligible, provided the student has some previous journalistic experience, and strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.