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2014/2015  BA-BISHV3103U  Internship III

English Title
Internship III

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Elective
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course period Third Quarter, Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc in International Shipping and Trade
Course coordinator
  • Martin Jes Iversen - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics (INO)
Main academic disciplines
  • Globalization, International Business, markets and studies
Last updated on 17-07-2014
Learning objectives
It is important to keep in mind that in spite of the different focus areas the internship report for each internship must include the following learning objectives:
  • Discuss the theoretical and empirical dimensions of the internship in a relevant shipping company.
  • Reflect critically on the practical-functional experiences in the industry regarded in relation to a specific discipline chosen prior to the internship.
Internship III:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Essay
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale Pass / Fail
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Spring Term, The regular examination takes place in March. The make-up and retake examination takes place in August.
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure
Progression through the three internships
The three internships will train the student in the role of "reflective interns". This means that on one hand they will particpate in the busienss related issues and on the other hand reflects upon the concrete organizational, professional, theoretic and personal opportunities and conditions for the problem solving. The internships will provide the students with a strong professional foundation and network upon which they can build their further carrier and personal development.

The course of internship consists of three internshps preferably in the same company, which will permit the students to gradually develop an understanding of the different aspects of the shipping company. Each internship will have a main focus, which will ensure a progressivity during all three internships.

Internship III: Strategic competences
The third internship is hwere the student is preparing for a potential entrance in the shipping company as an employee. The student must combine the knowledge and skills from prior internship in a department of choice, where the student has the most interest and talent. The student will work in closer collaboration with the managers but also demonstrate the capability of work independently and responsible. Applying and argumenting for theories is the foundation which in the third internship must permit the student to withdraw conclusions and results for decision-making. The analytical competencies will be challenged and improved in a way that requires a reciprocal action between emperics, theories and individual interpretations. The student must be able to show critical sense towards both facts, theories, human resources and individual point of views. The student must interact with the employess and keep the objectives of the company in mind in order to structure each assignment to keep in line sith the stregies of the company.
Teaching methods
To be announced
Last updated on 17-07-2014