Student has the possibility to include an internship into the master’s degree. Doing an internship is not mandatory. Internship in Department of Arts can be included as elective studies. Please note that the internship must be included in your personal study plan and fit inside the required 120 ECTS of your degree.
Students find the internship position themselves. For additional information on e.g. grants available for internship and international internship, see Career Services.
Students should approve the internship beforehand with their academic advisor. Approving the internship beforehand means that it will be in the student’s approved study plan and, if the internship followed the intended plan, the internship is approved as part of the degree.
Applying for the approval is done by email or discussion with the academic advisor. In the email/discussion describe:
When applying to include an internship or work experience as part of your studies, please note that getting your request approved is not guaranteed.
If the student, for any reason, has not approved his/her internship beforehand or wishes to apply for internship credits for work experience, they must discuss this with their academic advisor. As a rule, the internship/work experience must be less than 10 years old to be approved as part of the degree.
Same reporting is needed in any case.
Deliver an internship report to your academic advisor.
The report should be written in the language of you proramme.
The report should include a short description of
Report does not need to be long, but personal reflection is adviced.
If student applies for internship credits and the internship has been coordinated by the Career Services (e.g. Foreign Degree Student’s Internship Support Programme for Internships in Finland or internship grants for internships abroad) you can use the same report for both purposes. However, in this case make sure that the report fulfils also the requirements of the Career Services. Read more from CareerWeb .