IMMERSE Summer Start-up Internships Programme 

Learn on a paid summer internship while achieving a CPD Certificate in Start-up Internship

Have you completed year 3 or your degree or completed the first two terms of your postgraduate course in TU Dublin? Thinking of starting up a business, or curious how a start-up company works? If so, check out the IMMERSE start-up summer internship programme, an opportunity to work with, and learn from, great start-up companies. To apply, check the list of available internships below and submit your application before the closing date. 

What is IMMERSE?

An IMMERSE internship provides you with an opportunity to gain valuable work experience, while learning directly from entrepreneurs on a day-to-day basis. It enhances your CV and experience for when you graduate and enter the job market. Participating enterprises include new and early-stage enterprises that have been established through the TU Dublin and Guinness Enterprise Centre enterprise incubation initiatives.

Once you successfully complete the internship you will receive a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certificate in Start-up Internship.

The IMMERSE Internship is:

How can I qualify for my CPD Certificate in Start-up Internship?

You earn your CPD certificate by successfully completing a minimum of 8 weeks of your internship. Satisfactory completion of the CPD Certificate also requires you to complete a logbook, reflective learning report, and presentation.

What are the benefits of an internship in a start-up? 

Who can apply? 

TU Dublin students from any school, faculty or campus are eligible to apply for the paid internships.

List of current internships

Internship details will be available from March 2023. Register your interest here so we can let you know when the internships are being advertised. 

How to apply

  1. Draft your CV & Cover Letter following the CV & Cover Letter instructions on the IMMERSE Internship Application Submission Requirements.
  2. Apply by completing this application by the closing date listed in the internship advert. Applications must include your CV & cover letter. The CV and cover letter must be submitted as a single PDF file in the format prescribed in the guidance note. 

Templates & Guidelines

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