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Internship in Economics 15 Credits

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If suitable to their study profile and course portfolio, programme students with a major in Economics are offered the possibility to do an internship in a business organization. For a 15 credit internship, the minimum time spent with an organization is equivalent to 10 weeks’ full time. Students themselves take the initiative to investigate their opportunity to take an internship course within the program and need to verify that the course fits in their study plan with a student counselor. Students arrange their own internship based on their wishes and possibilities. The goal is that the practice should be stimulating, rewarding and challenging.

The purpose of the internship course is for students to have the opportunity to translate prior learning and experience in an applied setting at a business. The course also aims to develop the students’ ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others. The aim of the internship course is to facilitate increased in-depth learning within a predefined field of Economics. The internship position should offer an exclusive opportunity to study a topic in Economics. By applying theoretical knowledge to practical experiences, the internship course provides a unique opportunity to reflect on the variations between theory and practice and the value of combining them to gain valuable knowledge and skills for a career in economics.

Students must be enrolled in the internship course before they can start the internship. Before a student can be enrolled in the internship course, the internship position and the topic of study must be approved by the course examiner and study counselor.

The student is obliged to write an academic report in order to get academic credits for the course.

Based on a job description, the traineeship and the topic for report writing must be approved in advance by the course examiner. The objective with the traineeship is to participate in a project where academic knowledge can be applied in order to achieve scholarly attainments in economics.


General entry requirements and 60 credits in Economics

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JECN10
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

This course is cancelled for study period Aug 17-Jan 11.

Type of course
Study type
Autumn 2020: Aug 17 - Jan 17
Rate of Study
Anna Nordén
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
Application code
Last modified 2020-03-11 10:05:39

Content updated 2020-08-25