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Engineering internship credited with Master project (master in Communication Systems)

COM-597

Lecturer(s) :

Profs divers *

Language:

English

Remarque

L'étudiant doit effectuer un stage de 8 semaines pendant l'été ou de 6 mois après un semestre de Master.

Summary

The engineering internship is part of the curriculum for master's students. They join companies in Switzerland or abroad for an internship or a master's thesis project which takes place in a field of activity where the skills of the future engineer are highlighted.

Content

Internships are an important experience for students enabling them to achieve the following goals :

- Immerse in the professional world

- Highlight the importance of team work

- Take into account the requirements of the company's procedures

- Put into practice the knowledge acquired during studies

3 types of internships are available within the Master's program :

- Short internship (minimum 8 weeks) summer only

- Long internship (6 months) students is on leave from EPFL

- Master's project in industry (25 weeks)

Keywords

Internship; industry; project; team work; requirements

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

- One semester at EPFL for students who did their Bachelor's at EPFL

- Two semesters at EPFL for students from another university

Important concepts to start the course

Importance of commitment

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Expected student activities

The student commits to act professionally during the whole internship

Assessment methods

- Short internships : electronical evaluation at the end of the internship

- Long internships : electronical evaluation at the end of the internship

- Master thesis projects in industry : relate to the master thesis's listing

Supervision

Others

Industry supervisor

EPFL supervisor

Resources

Notes/Handbook

internships procedures : http://ic.epfl.ch/files/content/sites/ic/files/Internship3-%20Directives%20GB.pdf

Websites

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