National & International Internships

Our students are in a unique position to apply for a limited number of high profile legal internships, in Ireland and abroad. The School of Law has established links with various local and national organisations that offer summer internship opportunities.   

Examples of internships include:

InternshipDurations and Dates   Typical number of placements
Chief Justice's Summer Programme June (4 weeks) 2 students in 2023
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions    
Los Angeles Federal District Court 2023 Summer Externship Programme Second week in June to third week in August 1 student in 2023
Suffolk Law Internships    8 weeks in the summer 4 students in 2023
Workplace Relations Commission Internship 12 weeks  
Judicial Internship, United States District Court, Philadelphia 9 weeks, from mid-May to early September  2 students in 2023

Unless indicated, these internships are unpaid.

How to apply?

You will be advised by the School of Law administration or by the Placement and Study Abroad Officer during the academic year via email. For further information, contact

Suffolk Law Programme

Suffolk Law Programme

With our partners in Suffolk University Law School

The School of Law is delighted to offer Final Year BCL and LLB students the opportunity to spend a summer in Boston in a variety of prestigious legal internships.

Learn more about the Suffolk Law Programme