Graduate Placement Programme
Our graduate placement programme is designed to bring highly qualified and motivated students with diverse backgrounds into the organisation to work on projects that contribute to our strategic goals or help to support the corporate functions of the Council.
Successful candidates are given a ‘hands-on’ opportunity to improve their analytical, business, and technical skills in a professional environment.
Watch our short video for an overview of the programme.
Who can apply?
Placements are open for students who:
Are enrolled in a full-time degree programme for the duration of the internship in a field or discipline related to the work of the Council
Are available for a minimum placement duration of 12 months
Be confident in the use of Microsoft Office applications
Demonstrate excellent communication skills
When can I apply?
Placements usually run from September to August. Applications typically open in the previous autumn/winter.
Applications are currently closed.
What does it involve?
Successful candidates will carry out research and provide support to services across the Council, based on their chosen specialism. Services include:
Examples of work entrusted to successful candidates include:
Participating in the preparation of working papers, reports, documents, and publications
Carrying out research and reviews of existing materials, processes, and procedures
Collecting, organising, and analysing data
Participating in recruitment and selection panels
Participating in meetings and seminars
Contributing to the organisation of events, marketing and communication activities, planning and evaluation.
Are you interested?
To find out more, contact Sinead McAleer, Corporate Learning and Development Manager by email or telephone 03000 132 132.