Professional Internship

Combine any of our Real World English or Professional Focus courses with a valuable professional and cultural experience in an Irish based company across a wide range of sectors. Our unpaid internship opportunities will give you the experience you need to take the next step in your career at home or access future job opportunities in Ireland.

Key Facts

Address: 5 Lad Lane, Dublin 2
Age: Young Adults aged 16-29     Adults & Professionals aged 30+
Course Duration: 2+ weeks
Internship Duration: 4+ weeks
Start Dates: Every Monday
Maximum class size: 14 students

Sectors where we place students:
• Accounting & Finance • Administration • Advertising/PR • Arts • Architecture • Communications • Consulting • Education • Environmental • Fashion/Design • Food & Beverage• Healthcare • Hotels • Human Resources • Import/Export • Information Technology • Journalism • Marketing • Media • Non Profit Organisations • Publishing • Recreation • Retail• Sales • Social Studies • Telecommunications • Tourism • Transportation

Apollo Advantages
Apollo Social:
‘The Apollo Experience’ continues outside the school when you will visit the best attractions that Ireland has to offer & get involved in the Apollo Social programme with our fantastic Apollo Experience staff.
Apollo Real
World Learning
Apollo Real World Learning:
Apollo students will follow a structured programme to enable them to practice their English in real world situations such as job interviews, meetings, presentations, communicating by email & conducting skype calls though English.
Course Books:
Empower Series from Cambridge University Press with validated Assessment from Cambridge English Language Assessment (CELA)
No Summer
No Summer Supplements:
We do not charge supplements on courses or accommodation during Summer
Tuition Hours:
1 hour/lesson = 60 minutes
Bildungsurlaub Students:
In addition to the 25 hours of English classes, students have the option to take part in 5 hours extra per week of social, cultural and political classes in the afternoons.
Apollo GO
Goals and Objectives
Apollo GO Goals and Objectives:
1-1 tutorials half-way through their programme or monthly for long-term courses and again at the end of the course to ensure that the student’s individual goals are being reached.
Our Prices


Course name
Real World English
20 hours
Afternoon Real World
English 15 hours
Real World English Plus
25 hours
Start Date 1 – 4
(per week)
5 – 8
(per week)
9 – 12
(per week)
18 +
(per week)
Every Monday €250 €240 €230 €220
Every Monday €150 €145 €135 €130
Available during
summer only:
20 June to 15 August 2021
€290 €280 €270 €260

Additional fees:

Course Books & Materials (first book): €50
Registration Fee: €50
Internship placement(unpaid): €500
One-to-one classes: €70 per hour
Medical insurance up to 90 days: €60
Medical insurance up to 1 year: €120

Accommodation is offered in brand new city centre student apartments in single bedrooms with private bathrooms within walking distance of the school for students aged 18+ as well as host family accommodation located in the suburbs of Dublin for students aged 16+.
View/download Adult School brochure here.
  • Great mix. In each class everyone speaks English. My accommodation was a good distance and the internship was so much fun! The team supplied me with all the information I need and more to be prepared for my internship. I had fun here.
    Benedetta L., Italy.
  • My English improved so much during my 4 weeks of lessons at Apollo, I learned so much experience during my internship and was able to use my English that I learned. Overall a great experience!
    Anna Maria, Spain.
  • The place is nice, the staff is very professional, friendly and very attentive. Special mention to my teachers who are of high quality: lively, interactive, caring. They bring a lot to the class. They also helped to prepare me for my internship which was in a big company in Dublin city. I learned many skills there.
    Pierre, France.
  • Great experience! Apollo staff is very helpful and well-organised and welcoming with new people. Top in making you learn English. The activities and trips are awesome and they are very professional. My internship was 10/10 rating!
    Tommaso, Italy.
  • I’m so happy with my course at Apollo and the internship they organized for me, I learnt so much in the last 5 months between my course and my internship! I look forward to practicing my new skills!
    Joelle, Switzerland
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