About Irish Water

Our Internship Programme

At Irish Water, we offer a variety of work experience placements for those looking to do their internship with us. Placements can be from 7 to 11 months. Shorter intern placements of three months will also be considered.

We are looking for ambitious and talented students like you to join our organisation and help us as we transform the Water Services Industry in Ireland.

We offer interns experience in the following Business Functions/Department:

  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Legal
  • Corporate Affairs/Internal Communications
  • Customer Services
  • People and Safety

The Person

You are:

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree (all disciplines will be considered)
  • Must be returning to complete studies after the completion of the placement (students in their 2nd or 3rd year (must be second-last year)
  • A natural problem solver, who relishes working in diverse teams and has strong communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, innovation, and pride in the work you deliver
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Enthusiastic, curious, and ambitious
  • You must be eligible to work in Ireland for the duration of the internship (Stamp 2)

The Reward

  • Practical on-the-job work experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • Training supports available
  • Access to a community where everyone works collaboratively to fulfil their fullest potential and to reach their goals
  • Invaluable experience and knowledge of the Water Industry and a rounded perspective of the company
  • Hybrid working is available
  • A fair salary will be offered

To Apply

If interested please email your CV to by clicking the apply button and citing in the subject line: Placement – (your college, course name and duration of the placement) by 21st of November 2022.

Start date flexible.

Committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace with a robust strategy and framework to enable this, Irish Water is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from interested and suitably qualified individuals regardless of gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/gender identity or disability

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Preferred Degree Subjects

Business Management and Administrative Studies

Accounting and Finance

Computer Science and IT

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