Course description

Internship for MSc in Leadership and Organisational Psychology

Introduction

The internship is an opportunity to work full-time at a company during the studies. As a participant in the internship programme, you have been selected to work at a specific company based on both what the company is seeking and your Master specialization. The internship will give you valuable insights in real-world challenges in the broad area of human resource management, and should help you in applying your academic learning toward increasing organizational effectiveness and growth .

Course content

Students will work for 8 weeks in a selected company and the tasks are assigned by each company. By the end of the internship the student will write a paper related to the internship. Each student is entitled to a maximum of three hours supervision on the term paper.

As part of this course, it is compulsory to participate in an employability course. 

The internship may be paid or unpaid.                  

Learning outcome knowledge

The student shall demonstrate the following competencies after the internship:

  • Knowledge of key practical dilemmas of the everyday work in the company
  • Knowledge of the formal management systems in the company
  • Knowledge of the workday challenges towards time and efficiency and employee development
     

Exam organisation

  • Written assignment: 100%