The internship is a training activity or research collaboration activity consistent with the program’s contents, with the aim to apply the knowledge learned and to favour future career choice.

It is usually related to the final exam preparation and can be carried out in two different ways:

  • external internship: it takes place at a company or at other universities or at other organizations affiliated to the University of Trento, placed in Italy or abroad, with the supervision of a university tutor and a company tutor

  • internal internship: takes place in one of the University of Trento structures, under the supervision of a university tutor.

For the internship, 6 credits (ECTS) are recognized, equal to 150 hours of activity.

The maximum duration of the internship is 5 months.

Before to begin the internship students have to have gained at least 48 credits.

The tutor can be a teacher or researcher of the Department CIBIO or the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI), Mathematics, Physics or from other departments of the University of Trento for specific projects.

The complete information and the detailed procedure for the internship are published in the Internship Regulations ("Regolamento Tirocinio" in Italian only).

External internship

To carry out the internship with a subject external to the University of Trento, you have to:

  • choose an internship tutor available to supervise your project.  If you can’t, ask to the Delegate to help you in finding one

  • find the external subject in which to carry out the internship. you can

    • search in th the job guidance board

    • ask your teachers for suggestions

    • do it by yourself

  • finalize the internship project with your tutor

  • at least 15 days before the beginning of the internship, start the internship procedure provided by the Job Guidance Office

At the end of the internship you have to:

  • write a final report
  • deliver all the documentation to the Job Guidance Office, which will send you the documents you need to request credit recognition from Student Support.

Internal internship

Before the beginning of the internship at the University of Trento, you have to:

  • identify the Laboratory in which you will carry out the internship

  • finalize the internship project with your tutor at least one month before the internship begins

  • send the internship application undersigned also by you tutor and the risk identification form to the Department Staff and in carbon copy to the Delegate for Internship. In the application you have to detail: 

    • the title and a short description of your project.

    • the Group or PI or Supervisor the internship will be carried out with

    • the start and end date of your internship period.

Once the application has been approved, the Delegate send the approvation to the CIBIO staff. If any problems with the contents of the project, the Delegate will notify it to the student, the tutor and the Department Staff.

You will receive all the information you need to start the internship one week before the start date.

At the end of the internship, you have to

  • fill in the internal internship certificate and have it signed by the tutor

  • send it to the Students Support Service for credit registration.

Early start and extension

You can ask an early start of the internship at the following conditions:

  • if you are in compliance with the exams required by your programme

  • your internship begin no earlier than September of the last year

  • the maximum duration of the internship does not vary.

You can ask to extend the duration of the internship, in agreement with your  tutor, only once and up to a maximum of 4 weeks.

To request an early start or an extension, you have to fill in and send to your tutor the attached forms (in Italian only).

application/pdfDomanda di Tirocinio interno CIBIO(PDF | 413 KB)
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheetScheda individuazione rischi(XLSX | 151 KB)
application/pdfLinee guida anticipo e proroga tirocinio interno CIBIO(PDF | 461 KB)
application/pdfRichiesta anticipo tirocinio CIBIO(PDF | 222 KB)
application/pdfRichiesta proroga tirocinio CIBIO(PDF | 231 KB)
Deadlines to start the internship
Internship application and risk identification form delivery Internship start Safety course
from 14.00 to 16.00
compulsory for the internship in the laboratories
February 20, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) March 20, 2023 April 11, 2023
March 6, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) April 3, 2023 April 11, 2023
March 20, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) April 17, 2023 May 9, 2023
April 3, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) May 2, 2023 May 9, 2023
April 17, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) May 15, 2023 June 13, 2023
May 8, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) June 5, 2023 June 13, 2023
May 22, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) June 19, 2023 July 11, 2023
June 5, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) July 3, 2023 July 11, 2023
June 19, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) July 17, 2023 August 8, 2023
July 3, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) July 31, 2023 August 8, 2023
July 17, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) August 21, 2023 September 12, 2023
August 7, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) September 4, 2023 September 12, 2023
August 21, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) September 18, 2023 October 10, 2023
September 4, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) October 2, 2023 October 10, 2023
September 18, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) October 16, 2023 November 14, 2023
October 2, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) October 30, 2023 November 14, 2023
October 16, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) November 13, 2023 November 14, 2023
November 6, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) December 4, 2023 December 12, 2023
November 20, 2023, by 12:00 (noon) December 18, 2023 January 2024, exact date to be scheduled
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