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The Irish Maritime Development Office offers a number of employment opportunities throughout the year for individuals interested in joining our team. There are a number of ways you can work with the Irish Maritime Development Office both short and long-term work placements.

As part of the Irish Maritime Development Office's efforts in highlighting the employment opportunities within the national maritime industry, we offer an annual graduate recruitment programme aimed at students interested in pursuing a career in the maritime industry.

Economic Research Stagiaires

The position of Economic Research Stagiaire is a unique opportunity for recent graduates to gain hands on experience in the field of applied economic research. This is a Dublin based, funded position, for a period of one year commencing around September annually. The successful candidate will be afforded the prospect to gain experience working in a strategic, research and policy development area. This position is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or post-graduate in Economics or Transport Economics. Previous researchers have gone on to work in a multitude of organisations, including financial institutions, government bodies, research institutes and global transport organisations. 

Marketing & Communications Stagiaire

The Marketing & Communications Stagiaire position is an opportunity for a recent graduate to gain hands on experience in the field of marketing and communications. This is a Dublin based, funded position, for a period of one year commencing around September annually. It is an excellent first step in building a career and the Marketing & Communications Stagiaire will gain experience working in a dynamic industry on both a national and international marketing arena.

Please email Kelli O'Malley if you are interested in finding out more about the IMDO Stagiaires Recruitment Programme.

Summer Bursar Programme

The Summer Bursar Programme provides valuable practical experience for students interested Maritime development and research. The programme is aimed at undergraduates of Universities, Institutes of Technology and National Institutes for Higher Education. The Scheme is strictly limited to undergraduates who have completed two years of study in a relevant discipline. The bursaries are for an eight week placement over the summer months based in the IMDO's Dublin office.

Please email Kelli O'Malley if you are interested in finding out more about the IMDO Summer Bursar Programme.

As part of the Marine Institute, the Irish Maritime Development Office value our ‘people as our greatest asset’ and therefore adopts a best practice approach in the recruitment methods to ensure that all recruitment is dealt with in a fair and efficient manner. This best practice approach is reflected in the Excellence Through People Accreditation (NSAI HR Standard) award the organisation has received. Equally, the Irish Maritime Development Office recognise that investing in the lifelong learning and development of our staff is central to the success of the organisation.