Internship Master Entrepreneurship


Course Objective

Instead of taking a regular elective in Period 5, students can also
choose to do a research-related internship, e.g. with a company. This
internship may be connected to the master thesis (e.g. when data are
collected during the internship that are analyzed for the master thesis)
but the internship can also be a stand-alone project.
Four criteria apply: 1) the subject should be related to
entrepreneurship; 2) the internship should be a research project
(applied or fundamental); 3) the internship should cover at least the
time equivalent of 6 credits (roughly 4 weeks full-time); 4) the
internship should be approved by the internship coordinator before the

Course Content

Entrepreneurial Internship
The internship enables the student to apply his/her knowledge in a
practical situation.

Teaching Methods

Stand-alone research or combination with the master thesis, with the aid
of a supervisor (possibly but not necessarily the master thesis

Method of Assessment

The students who take the internship should deliver an internship report
at the end of his/her internship. This report should contain at least a
description of the organization where the internship took place, the
literature that has been used, the research that has been done, the
practical recommendations that have been formulated for the organization
where the internship took place, the activities that have been exercised
during the internship and the lessons that have been learned by the
student. The report should be about ten pages.ΒΆ
The assessment is Pass or Fail.


To be decided by the internship supervisor.

Additional Information

Students who want to do the internship should start making arrangements
in a very early stage (preferably even in the autumn). The following
links may be helpful:
- Check out the career page of the website of the Master
- Internships with start-ups and more:
- Career Center Amsterdam Business School (UvA):
- Career Services School of Business and Economics (VU):
It may also be helpful to consult the lecturers in this joint master.

General Information

Course Code E_ENT_INT
Credits 6 EC
Period P5
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty School of Business and Economics
Course Coordinator prof. dr. E. Masurel
Examiner prof. dr. E. Masurel
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

You cannot register for this course yourself; your faculty's education office carries out registration