GRA 2264 BI Flex Internship for MSc in Business
The BI Flex internship is an opportunity to work abroad over a suitable period. The intern is responsible for finding the internship, where he/she would work at a specific company, university or organisation, based on the student’s own interests. This internship can be full-time (minimum 4 weeks) or part-time (minimum 150 hours), and it can be combined with exchange or summer school.
The internship will give you valuable insights in real-world challenges from an international perspective, and should help you in setting your academic learning in perspective. The internship must be approved in advance by BI (via Experiential learning, BI Internship).
- Knowledge of key practical dilemmas of the everyday work in the company, university or organisation
- Knowledge of the formal management systems in the company, university or organisation
- Knowledge of the day-to-day challenges involved in time management, efficiency and customer service
- Ability to define and execute tasks under conditions of uncertainty and change, particularly regarding international contexts.
- Ability to support suggestions for practical solutions with academically sound analysis.
- Ability to collaborate and to work in teams
- Learn to not taking anything at face value and to deferring judgement
- Understanding of the complexities of the market forces that drive business
- Openness to ideas from a variety of perspectives
- Gain insight into the realities of working in an international environment
The BI Flex internship can be full-time (minimum 4 weeks) or part-time (minimum 150 hours), and it can be combined with exchange. A completed and approved internship will give 6 ECTS credits.
Students must attend work as agreed upon with the company, university or organisation with whom they obtain an internship placement. In order for the BI Flex internship to be included in the student's diploma, approval must be sought in advance from BI (via Experiential learning, BI Internship).
The internship work can be paid or unpaid.
All courses in the Masters programme will assume that students have fulfilled the admission requirements for the programme. In addition, courses in second, third and/or fourth semester can have specific prerequisites and will assume that students have followed normal study progression. For double degree and exchange students, please note that equivalent courses are accepted.
|Exam category||Weight||Invigilation||Duration||Grouping||Comment exam|
Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination when next scheduled course
|100||No||1 Semester(s)||Individual||A report describing the work, students’ own reflection and the evaluation from the company/organisation or university. 6 ECTS credits are awarded.|
|Form of assessment:||Written submission|
|Comment:||A report describing the work, students’ own reflection and the evaluation from the company/organisation or university. 6 ECTS credits are awarded.|
|Resit:||Examination when next scheduled course|
A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 6 ECTS credits corresponds to a workload of at least 160 hours.