Shooting for the stars: How my Astronomy Internship in Dublin helped land me a job at NASA

Working at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre is a pretty big deal. It’s where communication happens between mission control and orbiting astronauts on the International Space Station. It’s where all things Hubble originate. And it’s home to the largest US team of scientists, engineers, and technologists who build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study […]

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What my internship in Dublin taught me: UT Dallas undergrad shares experience abroad

Hannah is studying arts and technology with a focus on interaction and design at the University of Texas at Dallas. From the land where everything is bigger, to the land where everything is greener, Hannah traveled from Dallas to Dublin to complete an eight-week internship in application design. Once she pushed through the initial discomfort she […]

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My medical internship in Dublin: Q & A with UT Dallas Goldwater Scholar

Rachel Meade’s passion is medical research. She studied molecular biology at the University of Texas at Dallas, and aims to pursue a PhD in genetics with a focus on virology and pathology. As an undergraduate researcher, Rachel spent eight months away from home. She undertook research at various institutions abroad, including a two-month medical internship in […]

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My research internship in Dublin: Q & A with Drexel University student

On a recent Dublin afternoon, we sat down with the brainy and refreshingly modest Kyra Sacksith. Kyra attends school at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, majoring in Global Studies with a concentration in Global Health, Science and Sustainability and minoring in Biology, Public Health, and French. With such a broad set of interests, and after […]

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Interns in Ireland enjoy a surfing adventure off the beaten path

This summer Connectors interning in Dublin, Ireland went off the grid for a weekend adventure to Donegal, better known as the “surf capital of Ireland”.  We enjoyed our fun-filled excursion and spent the weekend laughing, joking about the weather and surfing. The surf town of Bundoran After a scenic three-hour drive, we arrived in the surf town […]

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Internship in Dublin: Q & A with Drexel Global Studies major

The loveable, lively, and level-headed Lindsay Morrisey embarked on an internship in Dublin, Ireland this spring. Lindsay, a Global Studies major at Drexel University, worked for a local non-profit organization, supporting various fundraising projects and large events. With a cup of Irish tea in hand and a can-do attitude, Ms. Morrisey has allowed the Connect-123 […]

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No matter your interests, there’s an internship for you in Dublin

Dublin is a city brimming with culture, incredible architecture, music and diverse internship opportunities. Between the city center, the coast, and the mountains, Dublin offers internship opportunities for students of every major. Internships range from IT to medical and public health care to communications and beyond. An internship in marine biology Mairead McConnell, a student at […]

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Hidden gems of Northside Dublin: Top spots for interns

The great River Liffey is more than a geographical split between the north and south of Dublin. The contentious divide has long represented a cultural distinction between the Northside and Southside of Ireland’s friendliest city. Northside Dublin is less popular with visitors but offers an array of hidden gems that are well worth a visit. […]

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Roselie Kelly posted in: Culture, Dublin
Doing your internship in Dublin? Check out these free weekly events!

Doing your internship in Dublin? The city offers a unique blend of traits: history, untouched nature, buzzing city-life, charming locals and sometimes, high costs. Regrettably, being a young international intern usually means a mind full of prosperous adventures, and a wallet full of unfortunate vacancy. Fortunately, Dublin is a city filled with free events every day, […]

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Kate Rau posted in: Culture, Dublin