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Emerging Talent

Emerging Talent

Take the first step on a journey that will take you further than you ever imagined, opening doors to a future career. At Bus Éireann we have ambitious plans in place to become the most customer-centred and sustainable transportation company in Ireland. Our Emerging Talent programmes play a big part in that, so if you're hungry to learn from the best and want to be part of a business leading the way in public transport sustainability, we're ready to welcome you.


Recognised at the National Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2023, Bus Éireann’s award-winning apprenticeship programme will train you to the very highest technical standards, teaching you how to maintain all the systems in modern public service vehicles, including training on day-to-day repairs and preventative maintenance tasks, vehicle diagnostics/fault finding with some of the most advanced systems of its kind in place. Your apprenticeship comprises seven phases, three off-the-job as designated by SOLAS and four on-the-job that take place with Bus Éireann. During your time at Bus Éireann, you will be supported by our Apprenticeship Manager, who himself came through the Bus Éireann apprenticeship programme.


Our annual paid internship program gives you the opportunity to put into practice the skills learnt while undertaking/completing your Level 8 degree. During this time, you will work and learn in a professional environment relevant to your studies, gaining from the experience of being in a real working environment while also bringing your knowledge and skills to Bus Éireann. So if you're aDIT, UCD, NUIG or NCIRL student why not consider Bus Éireann?

Transition Year Placements

Choosing what to be when you 'grow up' is a big decision. Our TY students experience the reality of the working world in a fun and supportive environment, helping you decide what you want, or do not want to do in college and adult life. We welcome students all during the year, providing “real” work and where possible ensure that you are placed in an area of interest to you.