Course detail

Research training and internship

FCH-MA_ENG6Acad. year: 2021/2022

The module is a six-week internship, which can be performed at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute in Germany, Czech Republic or abroad. The students become familiar with the practice on the job, requirements of the job market and career opportunities and can establish business contacts. They apply, confirm and expand knowledge and competences achieved during their​ ​study.

Nabízen zahradničním studentům

Pouze domovské fakulty

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students become familiar with
the practice on the job
requirements of the job market
career opportunities
They confirm and expand knowledge and competences achieved during their​ ​study
They can ​conduct​ ​the​ ​work​ ​in​ ​an​ ​external environment​ ​

Prerequisites

none

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Internship in a company or in a research center.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Certificate, short report and presentation ​for​ ​all​ ​students​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​offer​ ​an​ ​exchange​ ​of information​ ​and​ ​experiences​ ​between​ ​the​ ​students.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Depending on the interests and individual preferences of the students the internship can have a research focus or an applied focus. Students can choose to participate in an ongoing research project either of an external organisation or of the Institute of Environmental Sciences or to do the internship in an external firm or other institution. The internship serves to get to know different possible professions and to apply and further develop the acquired knowledge and competence. Internships must be approved by the university, represented by the chairman of the examination committee prior to their beginning.
Following the practical work, the students write a short report (1-2 pages) including:
Exact name of the institution
Name and matriculation number of the student
Period and place of the internship
Short description of the activities
Concluding evaluation of the personal and general suitability of the internship
Moreover the students are supposed to present their internship in a presentation for all students in order to offer an exchange of information and experiences between the students

Aims

The module is a six-week internship, which can be performed at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute in the Czech Republic, Germany or other country. The students become familiar with the practice on the job, requirements of the job market and career opportunities and can establish business contacts. They apply, confirm and expand knowledge and competences achieved during their study. Following successful completion the students are able to plan an applied scientific work package, conduct the work in an external environment and to discuss and evaluate the results based on the relevant literature.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPAP_ENVI Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

26 hours, obligation not entered

Teacher / Lecturer

Internships

240 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer