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Thea Gilien

Director of Programmes and Experiential Learning Abroad, Boston College Ireland


Thea Gilien is the Boston College Ireland Director of Programmes and responsible for internal operations and events, and for external relations at local, regional and national levels.

Thea oversees the Dublin Summer Internship Programme - work placements for the highly motivated Boston College students interested in developing independence, intra-personal social and professional skills, and international work experience before graduation.

As Co-Chair for the National Association of Study Abroad Providers in Ireland (ASAPI), Thea is interested in promoting the role and value of the American study abroad experience in Ireland - for both the BC college student and their host country.

Students, faculty, alumni and friends of Boston College who are in Dublin are very welcome to contact Thea.


Phone: +353-1-614-7450