Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding
Knowledge of how engineering companies plan and manage their
activities; enrichment of its technical background. Understanding of the
technical, economics, and management needs of the engineering
Applying knowledge and understanding
The student applies the technical knowledge in an operational context
and on real cases. He is invited, whenever the conditions are met, to
propose modifications to the design solutions.
The student is encouraged to identify the best strategy to solve practical
The student has to communicate and act with workers with different
The student improves the auto-learning capacity, getting in touch with
new problem and learning how to manage the new challenges.
Since the stage is supposed to provide the chance to apply engineering
expertise in a working environment, the student should apply for it only
when he has acquired a good deal of such expertise. Therefore, the stage
is scheduled in the last year.
Course contents summary
Students may apply for a stage period at engineering companies, Public
Agency, Municipalities, industries to get in touch with a work context.
The activities at the company will be
agreed upon by the university tutor and the company tutor (a senior
engineer or a laureate in affine sectors).
Students may select stage opportunities in a list of companies available
at the Department's office or may suggest a topic and a company by
themselves, and getting the university tutor and the company tutor in
In both cases, they must first get in touch with the responsible for the
Stages for the LIET engineering course.
The activation must be completed on the web page
For each ECTS credit, 25 hours of stage are foreseen.
Learning by practice with the control of the company tutor and the
Assessment methods and criteria
At the end of the stage the company tutor fills the evaluation form. Then the university supervisor validates the acquisition of the University
The internship is preferably to be combined with the thesis activity.