UCU offers the possibility to take up an internship as part of your curriculum. An internships allows you to learn how to deal with the challenges and procedures in professional life. You get a chance to experience the distinction between abstract academic theory and concrete daily practice. In addition, you build a professional network which may benefit your future career.
UCU offers a number of internships at different host institutions as part of special programs, but it is also possible to initiate an internship yourself. All themes related to the curriculum are possible, and you can think of development, business, international relations, biotechnology, medicine or cultural heritage.
At the end of the internship students hand in a report, which counts as a 2-level course towards the major requirements.
An overview of possible internships at UCU: