Stage and other activities


Stage (3 ECTS):

To complete the study program, students have to attend a stage of 3 ECTS, which requires more or less 1 month or 100 hours to be accomplished.

Students can either select one of the available internship positions (option 1) or find an internship by themselves (options 2a and 2b).

Option 1 – Select one of the available internships

UNIMI Study and Career Guidance Centre (COSP) regularly provides internship offers. Interested students must follow the steps below:

  • Check the available possibilities of stage at UNIMI – COSP website selecting the following choices from the drop down menus and apply:
    ANNOUNCE TYPE –> Internship
    INTERNSHIP TYPE –> Curriculare
    DEGREE SUBJECT –> Economics, statistics
  • In case of acceptance, the company has to prepare a stage project (progetto formativo) which is a document stating the activities to be carried out during the internship period with the indication of the dates (starting/end date). The form is available online and can be accessed by registered companies. The stage project, duly stamped by the company and signed by the company tutor has to be uploaded through the COSP website.
    An e-mail will be sent to the Academic Tutor (MEF stage representative) who will decide whether to activate the internship or not. The Academic Tutor will verify that the content and activities carried out during the internship are coherent and valuable. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the student.
  • At the end of the internship, the company tutor and the student are both required to prepare and send by e-mail to the Academic Tutor the end of stage report (it is composed by two forms to be filled in online then downloaded from COSP website).
  • Send the Internship credit recognition Form to the Academic Tutor. As soon as the internship is verified, the 3 ECTS will be displayed in the student’s online career.

Option 2 – Internships found on your own

For self-procured internships, students must go through the following steps after having found hosting institutions that can accept them as interns/trainees:

2a – In Italy

  • Ask the company’s contact person to register on COSP website and activate an internship.
  • The company has to prepare a stage project (progetto formativo) which is a document stating the activities to be carried out during the internship period with the indication of the dates (starting/end date). The form is available online and can be accessed by registered companies. The stage project, duly stamped by the company and signed by the company tutor has to be uploaded through the COSP website. An e-mail will be sent to the Academic Tutor (MEF stage representative) who will decide whether to activate the internship or not. The Academic Tutor will verify that the content and activities carried out during the internship are coherent and valuable. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the student.
  • At the end of the internship, the company tutor and the student are both required to prepare and send by e-mail to the Academic Tutor the end of stage report (it is composed by two forms to be filled in online then downloaded from COSP website).
  • Send the Internship credit recognition Form to the Academic Tutor. As soon as the internship is verified, the 3 ECTS will be displayed in the student’s online career. 

2b – Abroad

Students having found an internship opportunity abroad have to go through the following steps at least 30 days before the expected starting date:

  • Download the internship agreement form – Student Version available at COSP Website.
  • Duly fill-in the internship agreement form with intern/trainee’s information and details of the hosting institutions and Company Tutor. The document has to be signed by both the intern and the Company tutor.
  • Download and fill-in the accompanying letter (lettera tutor) available at COSP Website then send it to the Academic Tutor for approval and signature.
  • Send the pdf versions of the internship agreement form, the accompanying letter and a valid student ID to convenzioni.stage@unimi.it
  • COSP-UNIMI will verify all the documents and approve the internship. A signed copy of the agreement will be sent to the student.
  • At the end of the internship, the company tutor and the student are both required to prepare and send by e-mail to the Academic Tutor the internship assessment forms. Please download them here:
    – Internship Assessment Form – Company Tutor (to be filled in and signed by the company tutor)
    Internship Self-Assessment Form – Student (to be filled in and signed by the student)
  • Send the Internship credits recognition Form to the Academic Tutor. As soon as the internship is verified, the 3 ECTS will be displayed in the student’s online career.

CONTACTS

MEF Academic Tutor (Internship Representative)

Prof. Alessandro Barbiero

alessandro.barbiero@unimi.it

via Conservatorio 7, 20122 Milan

Office 33 (@DEMM, 3rd floor)

Office Hour: please check Who and Where website

 

Further stage opportunities reserved to MEF students (when available) – click here!

MEF Stage partnersclick here!

Other useful forms: Laboratory attendance form