Gain professional skills in an internship-like experience

IEU Labs are IE University’s alternative to traditional work placements. They provide hands-on, internship-like experience on campus to first and second year students that wish to start gaining professional practice. There are many IEU Labs for you to choose from, and by joining one you will not only get to build your professional profile and gain valuable practical knowledge of different sectors, but you will also have direct contact with managers and directors of leading companies, extending your professional network.

What are the IEU Labs?

Fully-tutored working spaces where students develop professional projects and work closely with companies and institutions. An excellent opportunity for students who want a hands-on experience, and to acquire interdisciplinary knowledge and professional skills.

Who can join?

IEU Labs are aimed to 1st and 2nd year students, but seniors are always welcome. All students from any program are welcome to apply to any IEU Lab.

How much work?

Second semester: Work during 5 continuous months (workload: 4 to 6 hours per week). Intensive period: After your exams until the end of June (workload: 4 to 6 hours per day).

The rules of the IEU Labs

IEU Labs require your commitment to work hard and enjoy a full hands-on internship-like experience on campus. An IEU Lab will be offered if a minimum number of students are enrolled.

Consultancy Labs

Communication Lab

Create blogs, videos & other media content according to the clients needs.

D(esign) Lab

Approach the world of design and architecture.

Legal Clinic

Offer legal advice and counseling to NGOs and startups.

Finance Lab

Analyze financial markets to optimize investment strategies.

Innovation Lab

Unleash your creativity through real business growth.

Tech Lab

Design innovative solutions for reallife technology challenges.

Marketing & Consumer Insights Lab

Develop brand building & strategy and prepare marketing plans for your clients.

Policy Lab

Develop professional projects for private companies, public organizations and non-profits.

Social Project Labs

Social Impact Lab

Work in social development consultancy to help people and communities.

Culture Lab

Design and manage projects in culture and heritage.

Entrepreneurship Labs

Start-up Lab

Study the needs of your business idea. Develop a feasible business plan in order to pitch it to possible investors.

Video Labs

Gallery Labs

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