Company Profile:

Revenue is the Irish Tax and Customs administration. Its mission is “To serve the Community by fairly and efficiently collecting taxes and duties and implementing import and export controls”. Revenue has just over 6,000 staff and deals with 3.5 million personal and business taxpayers. We collected €50.7 billion in taxes and duties for the Exchequer in 2017. Revenue is also responsible for trade facilitation and frontier control. It is a highly decentralised organisation with offices in all parts of the country’.

Relevant Degree Courses:

B.Sc. Computer Applications Software Engineering, B.Sc. Enterprise Computing, B.Sc. Computational Problem Solving & Software Development, B.Eng. Electronic and Computer Engineering, B.Sc. Data Science

Job Description:

These positions offer ICT students an excellent opportunity in Revenue to gain relevant work experience in one of Ireland’s top Public Sector ICT environments embracing a wide range of sophisticated technologies. They will be engaged in a range of functions, including a) Software development on complex bespoke frameworks and business applications including Revenue’s award-winning Revenue On-Line Services (ROS) utilising Rich Internet applications and mobile apps. fusing ‘commercial off the shelf’ and open source components with these frameworks. b) Service oriented architecture development and database administration. C) Support for the development of ICT strategic and operational policy including input to the overarching eGovernment, information sharing and shared services agenda, conformance to international standards and benchmarks. A commitment to ongoing training and development and a lively interest in Information Technology generally will be essential for roles typically focused on ongoing technological service improvement and delivery.

Staff in the ICT Division of Revenue work across a broad range of disciplines and as an intern you can expect to work on exciting projects and experience one or more of the following:


Sample Projects

Software Development

Real Time Paye

Automated Testing

Covid Wage Subsidiaries

Dev Ops

Customs & Brexit Administration

Data Analytics

Analytics & Fraud Detection

Technical Architecture

Public Facing Websites

Systems Administration

Taxation Collection Applications

Business Analysis


Agile Development

ICT Infrastructure

ICT Security & Forensics

Quality Assurance

Project Management


Be enrolled in the penultimate or final year of a recognised honours degree in Information and Communications Technology or Engineering at least Level 8 of the National Framework of Qualifications –  (or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Revenue Commissioners).


Have a strong Working knowledge of one or more of the following:  

  • Java
  • C
  • Javascript
  • AngularJS
  • HTML5
  • Spring
  • Hadoop
  • Database Administration
  • IT Security

Job Conditions

The salary will be based on the Executive Officer starting point, which is currently €31,698 per annum.

Posts are based in Dublin, Limerick & Castlebar.

Hours of attendance will be 37 hours per week. Flexible working hours are available. The annual leave allowance for the period of the employment with Revenue will be based on a yearly rate of 23 days.


Up to and including 9 Month placements

Things to note:

Please note in your CV the specific areas that you would like work in from the table above:
Example: Areas of Interest: Software Development, Automated Testing