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Marketing Fellowship

Grow your Business Abroad

Maximise your resources with a Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship Project


Connect your business with the future leaders of the food and drink industry.

Bord Bia’s MSc Marketing Fellowship attracts experienced and top-performing graduates capable of growing your business in overseas markets.

Under the guidance of Bord Bia and UCD Smurfit Business School, Bord Bia Fellows can carry out a wide range of business development and marketing tasks for your business. This is your opportunity to access talented future leaders to help you reach your strategic goals.

Keep reading to see how it all works

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Marketing Fellowship Details

The Marketing Fellowship project is a partnership between your business, Bord Bia, Smurfit Business School and your allocated Fellow. Fellowship students have the proven ability to deliver increased business results in response to mentorship and support. Fellows who are provided with sufficient guidance are better able to represent your business in-market. Below are our expectations of you as a mentor. There's a wide range of activities the Fellow can carry out in market and they can be viewed below.

There are two different cost offerings when it comes to the type of project you wish to choose.

Students are paid a bursary towards their living and accommodation costs during the programme. Flights, laptop and other expenses are also covered by Bord Bia. Client companies are only responsible for limited costs associated with non-local travel for assignment work in- market, as deemed necessary by the client, for example trade fair attendance, or buyer meetings, and travel/ accommodation for visiting the client’s offices in Ireland during block release/induction.


As a mentor to the Fellow you will be expected to:

This is a selection of activities our Fellow complete:

And many, many more!

Register your Interest

To register your interest for the next Marketing Fellowship intake please email Tom Tully using the email address Tom.Tully@BordBia.ie