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|Experience Type:||Intern Abroad||Area of Study:||Business, European Studies, Finance, History, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Management, Marketing, Political Science|
|Course Language:||English||Housing Options:||Student Residences|
|Eligibility:||2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior||Minimum GPA:||3|
|Student Type:||Undergraduate students only||Advisor:||http://www.uky.edu/international/the_team|
|UK Travel Medical Insurance:||Provided by program partner|
University College Dublin Summer Internship
The eight week program consists of a six-week internship placement at a leading Irish company or non-profit organization. In addition to the internship, students are required to take a special module focusing on Irish history and culture: From Colony to Republic: The Making of Modern Ireland 1169-2007. This module is taught intensively during the first week of the program. Field trips to places of historical interest are an integral component of the module. The program culminates in a research project which students present to faculty and their peers at UCD.
An essential element of the UCD Summer Internship is for students to experience Irish society and culture through an extensive series of excursions and field trips in Dublin and across the island of Ireland. Typical activities may include: a Wicklow Mountain Walk, a hurling match, a trip to the West of Ireland, a castle tour, Irish dancing and traditional Irish music.
The Arcadia Advantage
An Arcadia program isn't just about enrolling you in an overseas institution however. It's about all of the services we provide. Before you go, you can contact our program manager, for advice on the application process, choosing courses, or simply what you should pack. Once you arrive, our Ireland Staff will lead an orientation program that will introduce you to the culture, history and politics of
Internship: March 1
450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038-3295
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This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Students will earn transfer credit from Arcadia University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Arcadia University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school. However, the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Education Abroad Academic Credit website.
- PRIOR to participating in this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in the application materials.
- Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the Education Abroad at UK office. Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate the transfer of credits to UK.
- All students will be enrolled in ISP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).
Housing and Meals
Students participating in this program will be placed in shared apartments for the duration of studies. For more information, please visit the following Arcadia University webpage.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
- Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination.
- Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.
The Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline for application materials is March 1 for Summer/Fall programs and October 1 for Spring/Winter programs.
- Arcadia University Scholarships for Celtic Blue Programs: Offering 10 scholarships up to $1000 each to students participating in Celtic Blue.
- For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the Education Abroad at UK Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.
- Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to Education Abroad at UK and one to Arcadia. For the Arcadia partner application, visit the program website.
- Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Fees and Policies" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).
Passport & Visa Requirements
- Participants must have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of return to the U.S. The Wildcat Passport Acceptance Facility, in the UK Student Center, accepts U.S. Passport applications. For more information about U.S. Passport applications please visit the U.S. Department of State website.
- U.S. passport holders do not need to obtain a visa for entry into Ireland if staying less than 90 days but must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the anticipated date of return. Please consult the Irish Embassy website or your Education Abroad advisor for more information. Students should pay careful attention to the amount of time required to obtain the visa. It is strongly suggested that students work with a visa expediting service, such as A Briggs or VisaHQ to obtain the visa.
All participants of this program will be enrolled in travel medical insurance via the partner provider, Arcadia.
Participants wishing to travel before or after the official program dates are strongly encouraged to purchase additional coverage for the extended dates via Education Abroad at UK. Please see the Education Abroad at UK Health & Safety webpage for more information. There is an option to purchase the extended coverage in the application.
For More Information
For additional information about this program, please contact:
- EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall
- EA Advisors assist students according to academic major. To find your EA Advisor, visit the EA Contact website.
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|Summer 2||2015||04/01/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.