Your internship may be a mandatory part of your study programme or an elective course. Regardless of whether your programme involves a compulsory placement or an internship on an elective course, you can get help and practical tips on where and how to find an internship.
Advantages of doing an internship
Doing an internship can give you valuable insight into the labour market, expand your network, and provide vital work experience in your chosen field.
Factors to consider:
The work tasks described in the internship vacancy should have a clear connection to your main subject.
Your internship should form a significant part of the organisation’s/authority’s/company’s work.
You should have a supervisor at your internship. The supervisor must be an employee and have experience in the field.
The internship must be at an established workplace, but unpaid.
The internship should be related to academia, not voluntary work.
Finding an internship
Find vacant internships at a variety of different companies and organisations in Sweden and abroad.