Research internship (NWI-IMC047, 15 EC)

NB the administrative procedures to register for the research internship (and also the master thesis) have changed in 2022/2023 with the introduction of "Osiris Cases". We have updated the links for the admin procedures below, but it is good to double-check with the study guide or Brightspace for additional information.

In the research internship (NWI-IMC047) you carry out a research or R&D-type project in which you apply the knowledge and skills acquired in your Master.

A goal of the research internship is to gain experience in your future work field, in academia or in industry. It also gives giving you the opportunity to find out about a prospective work environment, and some experience in carrying out a larger individual project as preparation for the Master thesis.

Depending on your interests and your Master specialisation, you can choose to do the research internship internally in one of the research groups of ICIS or externally at some company or organisation in industry or the public sector. You can also do your research internship in an academic setting outside ICIS, for instance in a research group in another faculty of Radboud University, or at another university altogether. You can also do your research abroad, but be aware that requires some planning ahead.

Irrespective of the type of project, you will always need a `internal' supervisor who is an ICIS staff member (i.e. an assistant, associate, or full professor, or a lecturer). Even if you plan to do your research internship externally, start asking around to find an internal supervisor SEVERAL MONTHS before you plan to start!

There is a faculty-wide administrative procedure for the internships: to register in Osiris when you start and to submit your final report. This procedure is not only used for the research internship (NWI-IMC047) but also for the master thesis (NWI-IMC029). Confusingly, both are called `internships' in the terminology of our faculty.