content and structure of the internship report

At the end of the internship, the student submits a concise, personal internship report.

Front page

The front page of the internship report includes the following elements:

  • title
  • name and student number of the student
  • academic year
  • name and location of the internship organisation
  • names of internship supervisor and the academic supervisor


The structure of the internship report consists of the following parts:

  • Front page
  • Table of contents
  • Introduction (one page): description of the internship organisation
  • Objective (one page): wording of the objectives of the internship assignment
  • Work (max. five pages): reporting of the daily work performed, incl. short scientific situation, approach, possible results and discussion, conclusion
  • Critical reflection (five to six pages)
    • Reflection on the internship towards the internship organisation
    • Reflection on the internship towards the Master’s programme: which skills / competences of the internship are strongly, less or not dealt with in the programme?
    • Reflection on own actions, personal development throughout the internship
  • Reference list
  • Appendices (if relevant)

Form requirements

  • Size: 10 to 15 pages, not including table of contents, references and possible annexes
  • Written language: English
  • Font and paragraph: Arial, 10 (or similar), 1.5 line spacing
  • Tables and figures: correctly numbered. Tables that are too large should be referred to the appendices.
  • Reference: APA or classic style

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