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The School of Business and Law at UiA offers students relevant work experience, both locally and internationally.

What is an internship?

An internship provides students with the opportunity to work in a professional setting performing tasks relevant to their area of study. Students receive 15 ECTS credits and also gain valuable professional experience and make connections in their professional fields. Participating private and public enterprises have been selected by the School of Business and Law at UiA, and the students will receive regular supervision throughout. Internships are part of elective courses on several master’s programmes at the School of Business and Law at UiA. Limited number of places available. Read the course descriptions below.

How are internships implemented?

The selection of candidates for internships is based on individual applications with academic transcripts, motivational letter, CV and interview. The School of Business and Law at UiA will endeavour to match the skills of the relevant student to the needs of the participant enterprise. Internships take place in the autumn semester of the final year and consist of 300 hours of work in a host enterprise and 100 hours of work on a final report.

Where can I work?

Internships are offered locally by enterprises in Agder, like MHWirth, 3B Fibreglass, Gard, Skagerak Maturo, Veidekke, Sparebanken Sør, Deloitte, NHO (the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise) and Kristiansand municipality.

Internationally, we cooperate with Nordic enterprises in the USA, China, India, Indonesia and Tanzania. Examples of companies that take part: Yara, Jotun, Equinor, Kongsberg Maritime, Aker Solutions, Elkem, Ikea, Noratel, Rolls-Royce and Innovation Norway.

Why take an internship?

  • Unique opportunity to combine theory and practice as part of your education
  • Gain practice writing an application and doing a job interview
  • Be on the inside and obtain work experience and build up your network of contacts in exciting industries
  • Get a good recommendation letter from an employer
  • A valuable addition to your CV

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