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Summer Internships

Looking to get real-world work experience at one of Ireland’s leading corporate law firms? Our summer internship programme consists of six-week placements in our Cork, Dublin and Galway offices during June, July and August, where you learn from world-class lawyers and alongside trainee solicitors across the firm’s main departments in Litigation, Corporate and Commercial or Commercial Property.

Our internship programme is our primary means of recruiting future trainees and many of our interns will be offered training contracts with us.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

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University Work Placements

Dublin City University
We are delighted to participate in the Dublin City University Bachelor of Civil Law (Law and Society) (BCL) internship programme. The programme runs for a minimum seven-month period and takes place in year 3 of a student’s studies. Interested applicants should seek more information from DCU directly, and apply through the university’s designated INTRA (Integrated Training) office.

University of Limerick
We welcome applications for work placements in our Cork, Dublin and Galway offices as part of the University of Limerick Cooperative Placement Programme. Placements at the firm are available not only for law students but also for IT and marketing students in the firm’s IT and marketing departments. Interested applicants should apply via the Cooperative Education & Careers Division at University Limerick.

University College Cork
We are also delighted to participate in the University College Cork Clinical Programme. Interested applicants should send their C.V. and a cover letter marked for the attention of Graduate Recruitment to recruit@rdj.ie or apply through their university programme administrator.

RDJ is one team where the person is respected before the position. Partners and solicitors are generous with their time, knowledge, and expertise and are committed to helping trainee solicitors learn and develop to their full potential. It’s a fantastic training environment.
– Leah Moriarty, Trainee Solicitor

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