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INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

 

MICLaw students can agree with the supervising professor to complete an internship placement as part of the elective studies.

OAIT2701 Training 5-15 ECTS 

1 month = 5 ECTS, 2 months = 5 ECTS, 3-12 months = 15 ECTS. 
Please discuss the requirements with the supervising teacher. The students are required to look for the training place on their own from enterprises or organisations.

 

THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR INTERNSHIP – INTERNATIONAL VOUCHER FOR INTERNS’ SALARY EXPENSES 2015


The faculties of the University of Lapland receive each year a certain allowance from the University’s budget to support the students’ internships financially. The voucher is financial support paid to the employer for an intern’s salary expense.

2015 there will be 3 international vouchers, the amount of each voucher is max € 3 000 per internship. The minimum length of the internship must be 2 months. The financial support is paid to the employer, but it is applied by the student, to whom it will be granted to as an internship voucher. The faculties choose the students who will receive the vouchers.

Eligibility

MICLaw students are eligible to apply, if they:

  • are registered as an attending student by 31.1.2015
  • have completed the first semester of studies
  • have not received the voucher earlier

 

The criteria

The criteria for receiving the voucher if the amount of applicants exceeds the amount of the vouchers, the criteria for receiving the voucher will be based on the amount of study credits of students. For MICLaw student 180 ECTS from previous BA is counted in addition to MIClaw studies at ULapland. If more than one student has the same amount of study credits, the criteria will be the amount of study credits in their main subject of study. In order to receive the voucher, the student has to have an offer for internship placement. A student can receive only one internship voucher during his/her studies at the University of Lapland.

Application and decisions

The application period of the voucher ends 31st of January 2015. Application forms can be found on the internet pages of the faculties. Please return the form to the international coordinator. The faculty will make the decision in February 2015.

Enclosures to the application:

  • Transcript of Records
  • Internship form signed by the supervising teacher, who has to approve the internship placement and credits
  • Offer for internship placement (including the contact information of the employer and tasks planned for the intern)

 

The decision will be announced by e-mail. The personal vouchers will be received from the international coordinator of the faculty.

THE VOUCHER MUST BE USED DURING YEAR 2015. IF THE STUDENT IS NOT GOING TO USE THE VOUCHER, IT MUST BE RETURNED IMMEDIATELY, LATEST 12th OF JUNE 2015, TO THE INTERNATIONAL COORDINATOR OF THE FACULTY.

 

The contract of employment with the student and the employer

Agreement on the conditions of the training / employment is to be made between the Employer and the Student.

University of Lapland would pay the trainee aid to the Employer for an invoice after the training is completed and at the latest December 10, 2015.

For further information, please, contact International Coordinator Päivi Martin / Faculty of Law, tel. +358 40 4844040, firstname.lastname@ulapland.fi