Work Placement Design Cultures

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Doel vak

- Knowledge and understanding: students are able to work on the level of
an academic student or graduate within the field of Design Culture with
a high level of independence.
- Applying knowledge and understanding: students are able to apply
academic skills and knowledge in professional and practical contexts.
- Communication: students have social skills regarding professional
relationships, codes of conduct, working hours, work pace, work
processes and professional organisations
- Lifelong learning skills: students have gained experience in
developing a professional attitude and skills.
- Making judgements: Students are acquainted with the job market, in
such a way that they are able to confront their expectations with
professional practice.

Additionally, a research internship has the following learning goal:
- Making judgements; Knowledge and understanding: Students are able to
design and execute a research project independently within the context
of an institution in the heritage field and based on a request (and
research question) formulated by the institution.

It is optional for students to use a research internship as a
preparation for their master thesis. Results of the research executed
during the internship can be used in so far as they are complementary to
the research of the master thesis.

Inhoud vak

While the Design Cultures programme centers on a core set of compulsory
courses, there is also opportunity for students to define their own
individual tracks by means of electives and internships. As a master
student in Design Cultures, internships are possible at a wide range of
organisations for design located in and around Amsterdam. Visit
INTERNSHIPS op the webpage
design/index.aspx#accept for more information and lists of options.


Note that a valid internship for this program should be focused on
research; that means its main scope should be to answer a research
question relevant for the organization with which you are working.
Finding a research internship is your own responsibility and we cannot
guarantee you will find a place. The process of finding an internship
takes time; therefore students are encouraged to start developing
proposals for particular organizations before the beginning of the first


The placement supervisor is responsible for the final assessment of the
placement. This assessment is based on the following documents:
• Placement report
• End product or products
• Assessment by the placement mentor
• Assessment form completed by the placement supervisor

Overige informatie

In periods 1 and 2 (other periods after consultation with the internship

Algemene informatie

Studiepunten 12 EC
Periode Ac. Jaar (sept)
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator J. Ozorio de Almeida Meroz

Praktische informatie

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