Finding an internship is the responsibility of a student. However, the University’s Career Development Office provides supports. Career Development and Graduate Communications Manager Information:
T: 0216 578 00 00/2629
F: 0216 578 00 51
Students can also get help from the several student clubs within the university.
Compulsory internship period is 20 working days. You need to record the activities of each day into an internship report. Additional records exceeding 20 days are not taken into consideration. Official holidays and weekends are not counted as well.
The following documents should be submitted to the department secretary at least 4 weeks before the beginning of the internship period;
- Photocopy of national identity card
- Residence document
- 1 Photo
- Internship admission form
- Social Security Institution (SSI) Covenant
- If the student has Bağ-kur contract with SSI, Bağ-kur covenant should be provided
Application documents should be processed as follows.
Application and Approval form: the first page is filled by the student, signed by the department head and submitted to the company. The second page is filled by the company and submitted to the department secretary. The third page is filled by the student and submitted to the department secretary.
Preliminary Information Form: The first page is filled by the student and submitted to the department secretary along with the all required documents listed in the form. The second page is filled by the company.
About the internship report:
- The content of the report should be based on your internship activities.
- You can write your observations even if you do not perform a particular task.
- The report can be handwritten or prepared on computer.
- The report should be prepared in English. If there are Turkish terms that are difficult to translate, they can be written in Turkish but should be accompanied by a description in English. If deemed necessary, printouts supporting the text can be pasted to the report.
The internship report and questionnaire (to be completed by the student) must be submitted on 18 and 19 September 2017 until 17:00. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Internship evaluation forms (to be filled in by the company) can be sent by fax. However, since faxing is not reliable, the students are advised to submit the form in a sealed envelope together with the internship report.
What is a compulsory internship?
A compulsory internship is a documented work carried out in a company or institution under the terms set by the department. It is mandatory and its validity is subject to the approval of the department.
How can I find an internship?
Finding an internship position is the responsibility of students. However, they can get help from the many student clubs within the university and Career Development Office.
What is the minimum period for an internship?
The compulsory internship is minimum 20 business days.
Which students are required to submit internship report and questionnaire?
Students enrolled to the department after 2003 (excluding 2003) are required to submit an internship report. For the others, it is enough to provide an official document approved by the company which clearly indicates that the student worked for at least 20 days. The internship questionnaire filled by the company is acceptable for this purpose.
Can the internship report be prepared on the computer?
The report can be handwritten or prepared on a computer. Supporting materials can be pasted into the pages of the report.
What is the language of the report?
The report should be written in English. If there are Turkish terms that are difficult to translate, they can be written in Turkish but should be accompanied by a description in English.
When shall I do my internship?
You are advised to have your internship in the summer between the third and fourth years to support your work with the knowledge you acquired from your university studies.
Are internships done during the semester accepted?
Internship period is not allowed to overlap with the semester. Only the parts of the report falling out of the semester period are acceptable.
What is the deadline for the report submission?
Deadlines are announced by the department regularly.
Can the internship questionnaire be delivered by fax?
Fax is acceptable but is not a reliable method. It is advised to submit the questionnaire in a sealed envelope together with the report.
What are the companies where our students had an internship?
Click here to see a list of companies/institutions where our students had their internship.