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U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE DUBLIN, IRELAND - Internship Program  

APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2015

Are you interested in a career in international business?

The U.S. Commercial Service in Ireland offers a range of internships during the school year, as well as the summer.  Interns will be selected with priority given to the most outstanding students who have international studies and/or experience.

Internship Eligibility:

*  Interns must be a U.S. citizen and a current student at a higher education institution. *

*  Interns able to work for 2 semesters will be interviewed first. **                                  

Please note this is a non-paid internship. 

International Trade Interns are chosen through a highly selective process. It is imperative that one is able to communicate in a professional environment, be enthusiastic, and willing to learn. Course credit depends on the individual student's school; however, we will support any efforts for interns to receive course credit.

Major Areas of Study:

All Business Majors, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Law, International Relations, Marketing, Foreign Language, Communications, Sociology, Geography and History. Priority will be given to business and international majors.

Daily Job Activities

International Trade Interns become involved in the daily operational aspects of managing a high activity office. Projects range from coordinating market research to counseling U.S. companies seeking new international trade partners. Interns support trade specialists with development of trade seminars, presentations and other projects, as well as, assist walk-in visitors, handle telephone calls, light clerical and administrative support duties.

**PLEASE NOTE: APPLY EARLY IN ORDER TO PROCESS INTERN PAPERWORK** 

All acceptances are subject to a security clearance prior to beginning work at the Embassy, which generally takes 3 months to complete. Please ensure to allow a sufficient amount of time to process both your application and security clearance. If offered an internship, you will be asked to complete a number of security forms and a fingerprint card, and you will need to provide a photocopy of your passport.

Please send your resume to: office.dublin@trade.gov