The IMMERSE start-up summer internship programme is now closed.

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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 weekly reflection log 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

Applications closing 29 June 2023:

19 - Digital Marketing Intern at All View Healthcare

20 - Digital Marketing Intern at UX Effect

21 - Developer at UX Effect

22 - Marketing intern at Empeal

To apply and see full details of internship you will need to log in to Careers Connect


2023 summer applications closed: 


How to apply

  1. Draft your CV & Cover Letter following the CV & Cover Letter instructions on the IMMERSE Internship Application Submission Requirements
  2. Applications must be submitted:
    • Through Careers Connect by the closing date listed in the internship advert.
    • as single pdf document with both (1) cover letter, and (2) curriculum vitae.

Templates & Guidelines


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why should I apply to IMMERSE Internships?

2. How can I apply to the IMMERSE?

3. I am an International Student, can I apply?

Yes you can, subject to holding your Stamp 2 Visa.

The Stamp 2 indicates permission to study a full-time course on the official Interim List of Eligible Programmes (ILEP) for a specified period, subject to conditions. Under current visa regulations, students in possession of a Stamp 2 visa are entitled to work 20 hours per week during term time and up to 40 hours per week from the 15th December till the 15th January and between June and September.

4. I got shortlisted for interview, what is next? 

5. I was successful at the interview, what is next?

Congratulations! Here are the next steps:

For queries, please email  


Funded by:

Human Capital Initiative, Government of Ireland & GROWTHhub logos