Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is the Government agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, innovate and scale and win export sales on global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment. Enterprise Ireland works with Irish enterprises across the full business development spectrum, from early-stage entrepreneurs to established companies and Irish multinational companies, supporting them to grow their business, which is fundamental to creating and maintaining jobs in Ireland.

We are currently recruiting for the following graduate programmes:

Enterprise Ireland National Graduate Programme

This is a two-year, Ireland-based Graduate Programme that offers graduates an opportunity to support Irish enterprises as part of a professional and dynamic team, contributing to our companies’ successes and therefore supporting sustainable economic growth.  As Development Executives, our graduates support Enterprise Ireland’s work with client companies through all stages of business development, from start-up, to established small and medium-sized enterprises and Irish multinational companies with the ambition to achieve growth and scale. These graduates play a key role in helping Enterprise Ireland to deliver on the vision for Irish business to become a powerhouse of economic growth and job creation. Click here to download brochure

Enterprise Ireland International Graduate Programme

This is a two-year International Graduate Programme that offers graduates the opportunity to start their career in one of Enterprise Ireland’s network of locations across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia Pacific and to gain experience supporting Irish enterprises as part of a professional and dynamic team.  As Market Executives, our graduates contribute to the success of our client companies by supporting them to access market opportunities, win global sales and build and develop their business in global markets.  These graduates also play a key role in helping to create market awareness and building Ireland’s positive image as an international source of world-class products and services. Click here to download brochure

Are these opportunities for you?

These challenging roles require confident individuals who are professional, client focused, and highly motivated with the energy and enthusiasm to deliver projects and results. Excellent communication, networking and relationship building skills, coupled with a teamwork and flexible approach are essential. 

Application and Selection Process

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  • Application will close on the 31st October 2017
  • Placement on Enterprise Ireland’s Graduate Programme 2018-2020 will be subject to verification of meeting the eligibility criteria.
  • Assessments may include online questionnaires/testing, video or telephone interview, assessment centres and interview/presentation participation.
  • Successful graduates joining Enterprise Ireland on the Graduate Programme 2018-2020 will begin their programme in Dublin in late August/early September 2018.

Further Information

Download the Graduate Programme brochure

Contact Us 

Graduate Programme Team,
Human Resources Department,
Enterprise Ireland,
The Plaza,
East Point Business Park,
Dublin 3.

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Graduate Programme Team

+353 1 727 2778  


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