KU Internship Program
Career Services and Alumni Office works closely with KU students, industry partners and faculty to organize the internship program with the aim to successfully place students in national and international work placements.
The internship program comprises of a period of work placement conducted with an appropriately selected organization. This experiential learning requires students to undertake a tailored and mapped out work plan to be aligned with the content covered in the student’s program of study. Engineering students at Khalifa University must complete a minimum of 8 weeks of internship placement in order to graduate.
The overall aim of the internship is to:
- a)Link the conceptual and analytical abilities developed during the degree course with their wider practical applications in industry
- b)Give students a sound base for professional development
- c)Ensure that graduates of Khalifa University gain needed industrial experience and exposure before applying for their first job after graduation
- d)Gain a valuable experience with potential and future employers in the market
Internships should be an enjoyable activity where students explore the different perspectives of their major outside of the classroom. The aim of the internship is to link the conceptual and analytical abilities developed during the degree course with their wider practical applications in industry.Engineering students at Khalifa University must complete a minimum of 8 weeks of internship placement in order to graduate. Host organizations will treat internship students as regular employees, following the same working hours as the employees of the host organization.
To ensure a successful completion of the internship, below are the list of required documents that students must submit to the Internship Academic Coordinator:
o Organization Internship Plan
o Student Weekly Report
o Organization Supervisor Report – Needs to be in a sealed envelope
o Internship Log Book – there is no specific format
o Internship Report – Required format need to be discussed with the Academic Coordinator
The deadline for submitting internship documents is before the end of the first week of the next Fall Semester.
Please find more information about Student Internships in the KU Internship Handbook.
For more information, please communicate with the Career and Alumni Services Office through: CareerServices@ku.ac.ae and or Off. Tel: 02-501-8551