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To improve trading-off theory and practice and to enforcing a seamless synergy between the industrial and academic stakeholder the new EMSE curriculum includes a compulsory Internship Program.
Every academic (full and associate) partner offers an internship in an external organization (e.g. associate non-academic partners) after the second semester of any learning path.
In addition, the Task Force commits is working to recruit new organizations willing to hosts students’ internships or theses.
Actually, non-academic associate partners can host students for any elective activity.
in the curriculum including project-based learning in which students learn by doing and, from the 2013-2014, a new compulsory Internship program; 3) enforcing a seamless synergy with the industrial and academic stakeholder. In particular, hosting internships will be open to all the companies that embrace the vision of EMSE (see attached letters of intent of companies already willing to host students).
internship (4 ECTS = 200 hrs) USP has expressed the intention to host 12 students per year for an Internship with its companies
internships in the private and public organizations. This will help students’ employability
A novelty of this proposal is also the Internship Program, IP (section A.1.2). The IP provides a direct channel for feedback and evaluation of EMSE program in terms of its practical application to real world. Feedback from companies and research centres as well as from students will be collected at the internship completion by the advisory office of the Second University. Companies already adhering to the IP are listed as associate partners in section A.1.5.