Students are required to spend one full semester as interns in an approved internship
program. The internship provides students with practical experience, which allows
them to integrate theory with real world situations. During the internship, students
work under the supervision of a qualified professional in industry or government to
fulfill various assignments to acquire first-hand knowledge of a working environment.
In addition to this professional supervision, each student is assigned an academic
advisor to ensure that an appropriate level of support from and contact with the university
is given to the student during the training period. Students are required to write
a final formal report, that documents and details the technical aspects of the work
undertaken during their internship, and give a final presentation at the end of the
Student Eligibility for Internship
For Spring and Fall Semester: Students who completed all course work requirements
and left with the internship.
Internship Student File
Each student candidate for internship MUST complete his/her documents within one week
from the Orientation meeting. The file should include the following:
Internship preferences form.
Resume, (Curriculum Vita CV)
A copy of the passport (with page including unified number)
A copy of Family book (خلاصـة القيــد)
One personal photo - passport size
A copy of the UAE ID card.
Copy of high school certificate.
Preparing for the internship
Register for ITBP495 on E-Services.
Attend internship orientation
Review the syllabus
Fill in an internship preferences form
Attend the Career Readiness workshops
Prepare a resume
Update your contact information with the internship coordinator
Sign contract and confidential agreements with internship hosting organization (if
Prepare a statement of purpose (if needed)
Obtain recommendation letters (if needed)
Prepare to an interview with the internship hosting organization (if needed)
Send your field supervisor contacts (i.e., name, title, address, email, and phone
number) to the internship coordinator at CIT
Submit the 4 reports
Coordinate the internship field visit and in-field presentation with the academic
advisor and field supervisor.
Have the field supervisor complete an Internship Supervisor Evaluation form at the
end of the internship experience
Complete and submit an Internship Student Satisfaction Survey at the end of your internship
Submit a final internship report to your academic advisor and examiner(s) on the scheduled
Assessment Tools of Internship
Monthly Reports Evaluation
Every three weeks report ( total of 4 in the Fall or Spring) – to be evaluated by
the Academic advisor
Field Supervisor Evaluation
Near the end of the training
Final Report and Presentation
To be evaluated by the academic advisor and the field supervisor
In addition to the course grading policy, the following rules are also considered:
If the intern is absent from her/his work placement without permission for more than
5 days, she/he will get a final grade "F" regardless of all other activities.
If the intern failed to pass the average grade of the field supervisor evaluation,
she/he will get a final grade of "F" regardless of all other activities.
The intern should submit a progress report and should submit and present their final
report during the industrial training final presentation /examination day. If the
intern failed to submit three weekly reports or final report or give an in-visit presentation
she/he will get a final grade "F" regardless of all other activities.
Interns must abide by the United Arab Emirates University's student code of conduct
(Policy - Procedures) during their internship experience.