Dublin: My Ireland - History, Politics & Culture on the Emerald Isle

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Dublin: My Ireland - History, Politics & Culture on the Emerald Isle

FIE's Dublin summer program is an incredible way to spend 5.5 weeks studying, exploring, and travelling in Ireland. The program offers students the opportunity to gain an understanding of Ireland across a broad spectrum of study and experience. Students complete two courses during the program: 1) An Insight into Irish History, Politics and Literature and 2) Irish Culture and Society. The program includes two co-curricular field excursions to Northern Ireland and Cork to contextualize and deepen the experience. Also included are living accommodation in shared apartments in central Dublin, a full calendar of weekly extra-curricular activities, and an amazing staff available around the clock to support the group throughout the program.

Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Film
  • History
  • Irish Studies
  • Political Science
  • Culture
  • Journalism / Broadcasting
  • Media And Communications

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FIE students looking out over the city of Amman

Conflict and the Struggle for Peace: Explorations in Ireland and the Middle East

Offered in cooperation with AMIDEAST, FIE's five-week Summer Program in Peace and Conflict Resolution will bring you to three of the world's most interesting capital cities: Dublin, Belfast, and Amman. The program begins in Dublin with the course The Life Cycle of Peace and Conflict: Lessons Learned in Northern Ireland. The class uses Northern Ireland as a case study for exploring how those peace and conflict theories translate to Middle Eastern issues. A study tour to Belfast contextualizes the case study. After two weeks spent in Dublin, the group leaves for Amman to begin their second course, Conflict Resolution and Management: Beyond the Arab-Israeli Conflict. This course will address the impact of cultural and societal factors on conflict resolution and management, focusing on case studies across the Middle Eastern region. Housing for this portion of the program is with host families. There is an optional four week Arabic language program extension in Amman.

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FIE Dublin Semester and Summer Internships

FIE Dublin students have the opportunity to intern at a small-to-medium sized Irish company in the vibrant capital city. Take advantage of the “big village feel” unique to Dublin! Live, work, AND play (not necessarily in that order) in Dublin, Ireland, where a treasure trove of internships awaits you. As the modern business landscape is all about globalization, international markets, and benefiting the public good, there’s never been a better time to get a leg up and add some TA-DA! to your resume than by jumpstarting your career with an internship at a small-to-medium
organization.

SEMESTER
You’ll take four to five classes at Dublin Business School (DBS), including FIE’s signature Irish Life and Cultures Course and the International Internship Course (IIC) and intern about two days a week. After you clock off from a hard day’s work, find mighty craic (that’s Irish slang for “fun”) with your new co-workers-turned- lifelong connections. The European professional scene is yours for the taking. Ready to snag an internship in Dublin?

Courses:
• Irish Life and Cultures
• International Internship Course (IIC)
• Two to three Dublin Business School (DBS) electives

SUMMER
As part of FIE’s signature International Internship Course (IIC) you will work four days per week for eight weeks in a small-tomedium sized Dublin enterprise. The IIC combines classroom seminars with your internship placement, and provides a place to analyze and reflect on your experience. You’ll boost your resume with an international work credential and gain skills in intercultural communication—both necessities in today’s global marketplace.

Courses:
• International Internship Course (IIC)Courses:


Placement Areas Include:
Accountancy & Finance • Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations • Business Administration • Business & Economics • Communications • Graphic Design & Web Design • Historical & Cultural Organizations • Hotel, Catering & Hospitality • Human Resources • Information Technology & Multimedia• Legal & Justice Organizations • Sports • Travel, Tourism & Leisure

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