Internship is the obligatory part of the study programme. The main goals of the internship are the creation of conditions for students to obtain professional skills and experience, to get acquainted with professional environment and to learn professional competencies. The main educational goal of the internships for students is to get acquainted with corporate culture and develop the practical knowledge and skills of chosen professional activity.
Atmosphere, the main ways and methods of activities during internship should be as close as possible to ways and methods of chosen professional activity.
Internships consultations are provided at ICEF career center. The center informs students about the internship opportunities, holds the vacancy searching seminars, trainings on CV creation and interviews and individual consultations (for more information check section Finding Employment).
Moreover, ICEF alumni actively help students to navigate through job market and find a place to get an internship. ICEF alumni hold informal meetings with students where they discuss different companies and industries. Alumni also take part in the mentorship programme when they guide students through the year.
Timings and duration of an internship:
Educational internship – June (2 weeks)
Work experience internship – June (4 weeks)
Guidelines for of students’ internship at International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) National Research University Higher School of Economics