Factors to consider when looking for an internship
- 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 intership should be related to academia, not voluntary work.
Get support in applying
There is a lot of assistance available before you apply for an internship. Career Services offers help in making an inventory of your skills and formulating your application.
- Remember to start early, and plan for the application process.
- Find companies and organisations that interest you.
- Update your CV.
- Write a targeted cover letter.
You can book an individual consultation with one of our career advisers. Writing a targetted application requires work, so remember to start well ahead of time.
Contact Career Services
Department-specific information about internships
Certain departments have specific information/requirements for internships. Talk to the staff at your faculty to find out what the situation is for your programme.
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