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Dial up your fashion-first experience and join Primark’s 12-month placement! Think broad business exposure, world-class learning, a big investment in your development and real scope to put your own stamp on the way we do things – the work you do here will help to shape what we do in 16 different markets, and beyond.

To be eligible to participate in our Early Careers Programme you must:

  • be currently studying an undergraduate degree at university
  • be able to take 12 months out to do a year in industry before going back to university for your final year
  • have the right to work in the Republic of Ireland and the UK (FYI UK citizens can work in ROI and vice versa)
  • be happy to move to Dublin for the year
  • be ready to start from July 2025

If you meet each of the above criteria, then we'd love to see your application in our inbox!

Primark is an equal opportunity employer and we want to make sure our internship placement is as accessible as possible to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria as set out above. Please do let us know of any reasonable accommodations you may require during the recruitment process.

the lowdown
  • 12 months of learning, collaborating, getting involved in projects and impacting customers across the globe from our Dublin HQ.
  • Enjoy unrivalled exposure to the world of retail and fashion with the opportunity to get stuck in, share ideas and challenge us right from day one.
  • Unlock all sorts of development opportunities – do well, and a long-term career with us will be there for the taking.

Take a look at Arthur Ryan House, our Global Headquarters in Dublin.

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Applications for 2024/25 are now closed.

Please check back in Autumn 2024 for our 2025/26 placement opportunities.

What works for you works for us.What works for you, works for us

Put in the work and get some big benefits in return. Get to know how your work at Primark can work for you!

Taking on one of our immersive 12-month placements means moving to our Dublin HQ, if you're
moving from the UK or further afield our generous relocation package is designed to make that
move as smooth as possible:

  • We’ll cover the cost of your travel to Dublin to start the job
  • We’ll help you find accommodation in the city for the year
  • You’ll get a generous relocation allowance to help kick start your year
  • We’ll help you get settled into the city, e.g. sorting Banking
  • You get a one off travel allowance to use to visit friends and family during the holiday period
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The work you do in Dublin will have an impact across the UK and the world.

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Develop personally and professionally. Plus get one-on-one coaching from your mentor.

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Stay amazing with employee discounts in store.

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Enjoy 27 days annual leave – and buy five extra days at the beginning of the year!

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Explore our wellbeing initiatives and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), plus enjoy our on-site gym!

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As long as you hit 37.5 hours a week, you can choose how you work around our 9.30 – 4.30 core hours. We also operate a hybrid model, meaning you can work your way every day!

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Secure your tomorrow by contributing to our generous pension scheme.

Not a one-size-fits-all career Not a one size fits all career

Meet some of our last year's inspiring Placement Students. Hear their top tips for applying and get a glimpse into the day-in-the-life of a Primark colleague.


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