Sea and Society: Applied Project (Internship)
Internships can be at the Department of Marine Sciences, or externally at another university, or at a public or private organization in Sweden or abroad. Internships can be 10 weeks (15 credits)) or 20 weeks long (30 credits). Before being accepted to the course, you as a student have the responsibility to search and find a project/work by contacting a host organization and supervisor.
Master’s level 15 credits (ECTS)
Autumn Year 2
Master’s level 30 credits (ECTS)
Autumn Year 2
Study pace: 100%
The work tasks should have a clear connection to the subject area Sea and Society, and can take place at the Department of Marine Sciences, or externally at a public or private organization in Sweden or abroad, e.g. companies, institutes or public authority or at other higher education institution.
Choice of tasks, as well as start and stop dates, are decided in a discussion with the supervisor.
- The internship must be approved by the course coordinator.
- The host organization shall provide assignments that are of value for the student’s educational goals and future career plans.
- The assignments should be arranged so that the intern has a possibility to conduct a larger, coherent task.
- The work that corresponds to the full-time studies of 20 weeks should be presented to the course examiner in writing in the form of a report.
Students are also required to participate in a final seminar and present their internship in the form of an oral presentation.
Prerequisites and selection
Eligibility for an internship requires a minimum of 45 credits within Sea and Society, Master's Programme.
Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.