Dublin Placement Manager

EUSA is currently recruiting a number of fixed-term Placement Managers to join our Dublin program from January 28th to July 19th. Placement Managers work with our students, university partners, and contacts in virtually every field in Dublin to match our students with quality internship and learning opportunities.

Reporting Relationships

The Dublin Placement Manager reports to the EUSA Dublin Director.


  • Internships/professional work placements: set up and manage professional practice internships for US (and other) undergraduate and graduate students with private sector corporations, international organizations, NGOs, arts organizations and others that may be required

  • Student interviewing

  • Database management: expand and manage the database of Dublin internship opportunities

  • Research into potential new internship opportunities, including cold calling

  • Attendance at occasional evening and weekend social events/excursions with students

  • Communication with students and troubleshooting any concerns

  • Liaison with University Partners

  • Liaison with the EUSA University Relations team in Boston to implement programs

  • Monthly participation in the EUSA emergency on-call rota

  • Attendance at occasional morning or evening networking events with existing or potential placement supervisors

  • Possibility of some US travel

  • Other such reasonable duties as may be required

Profile & Requirements

  • Permission to work in Ireland

  • Available from January 28th 2019

  • Excellent level of written and spoken English

  • High level of professionalism and accuracy

  • Knowledge of office software and office systems

  • Familiarity with the Irish business and economic system

  • Collaborative and empathetic communicator, able to assist others and to ask for help when needed

  • Good at organization, multi-tasking, and time management

  • Self-starter, ability to use initiative, and take ownership of projects

  • Ability to work with people of all ages and levels (students, parents, supervisors, university officials and colleagues)

  • Ability to maintain a degree of flexibility with regards to the ever-changing nature of the role itself


  • Some familiarity with the study abroad field

  • Strong familiarity with Dublin, and a knowledge of any particular sector such as health, business, finance, arts etc

  • Prior professional experience in the international education sector (university, school, international institution, study abroad program, etc.)

  • Some familiarity with the US higher education system and/or higher education more generally

  • Knowledge of Mac OS, Filemaker Pro


Click here to submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your salary expectations. Please submit your CV and cover letter as a single file. Please note that this is the ONLY method for application and we cannot accept applications by any other route.

Applications close 09 January 2019. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.