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MCS / MAI Internships

The internship period is the second semester of your senior sophister year - roughly the last week of January to the middle of August. You need to have an internship set up in industry or in a research lab.

Internship Opportunities 2018

As we hear about more we'll be adding to the selection available, so please keep returning.

You can use these links or you can find your own possible opportunities. We will have to check and approve any internship proposals, to see that they can conform to our general educational and administrative requirements.

Curriculum Vitae Needed

Increase your chances of securing the internship you want by submitting a great CV. Get your CV reviewed at one of the weekly drop in CV clinics, or sign in to MyCareer to make an appointment with your Careers Consultant Marielle Kelly for advice on making your application stand out. Visit the Careers and Advisory Service for more information.

Application Process

The application process varies a bit from company to company, but the general pattern is the same: you apply for an internship as if you were applying for a job. You may have to send your applications directly to the host company, or you may have to send them to us. There may be a specific deadline, or there may be a rolling programme of application. In any case, pay close attention to the relevant requirements.

Typically, promising candidates will be selected from the applications submitted, interviews or other similar events will be held and the successful candidates will be offered internships.

Some Details

  • The official title of the course you are on is Integrated Masters in Computer Science or Integrated Masters in Computer Engineering.
  • The exact dates for the placement window for next year are:intern2
    • From: Monday January 22nd, 2018.
    • To: Friday August 10th, 2018.
  • The expected year of your graduation is 2019.

If you plan to take the internship route you must submit a signed internship application form to the Internship Coordinator by Monday 9th October 2017 (Teaching Unit - O'Reilly Institute or hand in to Computer Science reception).

When you have secured a position you must submit an Internship Agreement Form (form to follow) to the internship coordinator. Your internship is not confirmed until this form is submitted.

Thinking of Going Abroad?

It is possible to take your Intership overseas. If you think this might be for you, please read the information on this page >>>

What Does a Computing Internship look like?

 

A Day In The Life of a Computing Intern