Internship for BEng students

DTU’s BEng programme is an industry and application-oriented programme. The students are therefore able to bring their academic knowledge to the table in finding solutions to engineering problems and development tasks.

All BEng students must do an internship with a company as part of their study programme. The internship lasts five months and is placed at the end of the students’ study programme.

The purpose of the internship is that the student acquires practical experience in a company. The student will thus have the opportunity to use his or her already acquired specialist knowledge and skills, and develop his or her professional competences. The company will have specific engineering tasks performed on the basis of the latest specialist knowledge in the field.

Having a BEng student intern can:

  • strengthen recruitment of competent labour for your company.
  • result in the student doing his or her final project in collaboration with your company.
  • mean that your company has tasks performedthat it would otherwise not be possible to manage.
  • give your company access to new specialist knowledge in the field.
  • create awareness of your company among BEng students.

To have a BEng intern, the company must provide the following:

  • Relevant engineering tasks
  • A supervisor with a degree from a relevant higher education programme
  • A workstation and necessary equipment

Prior to the start of the internship, the internship host company must be approved by the internship coordinator for the study programme.

Employment and pay conditions

The internship is a salaried internship. As at 1 January 2020, the recommended salary is DKK 14,750 per month, see the Danish Society of Engineers, IDA.

During the internship, the student works on an equal footing and together with the company’s other employees. The student thus participates in the daily routines and performs tasks based on the company’s portfolio of assignments.

The student is employed by the company during the internship. To ensure that the parties agree on the framework of the internship—including confidentiality and rights—a contract is drawn up between the company and the student.

Further information and guidance

Is your company interested in having a BEng student intern, or do you have any questions? If so, you are welcome to contact an internship coordinator at one of DTU’s BEng study programmes. See contact details below.

Read more about DTU’s BEng programmes.

Contact

Arctic Construction and Infrastructure
Internship coordinator: Jacob Hessellund Madsen
Email: jahem@dtu.dk
Phone: 23 42 00 95

Construction and Infrastructure
Internship coordinator: Jacob Hessellund Madsen
Email: jahem@dtu.dk
Phone: 23 42 00 95

Building Design
Internship coordinator: Søren Andersen
Email: sran@byg.dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 40 46

Export and Technology
Internship coordinator: Karin Siegumfeldt
Email: ksie@dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 52 24

Electrical Energy Technology
Internship Coordinator: Bjarne Nielsen
Email: bjni@dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 52 53

Electrical Engineering
Internship coordinator: Bjarne Nielsen
Email: bjni@dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 52 53

Fisheries Technology
Internship coordinator: Nina Qvistgaar
Email: niq@aqua.dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 30 90

Food safety and quality
Internship coordinator: Dorte Lau Baggesen
Email: dlba@food.dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 62 07

Administrative coordinator: Else Tranholm Mortensen
Email: etmo@food.dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 77 23

IT and Finance
Internship coordinator: Mads Nyborg
Email: manyb@dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 52 80

IT electronics
Internship coordinator: Stig Høgh
Email: shog@dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 52 39

Chemical and Biotechnology
Internship coordinator: Søren Kiil
Email: sk@kt.dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 28 27

Chemical Engineering and International Business
Internship coordinator: Søren Kiil
Email: sk@kt.dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 28 27

Mechanical engineering
Internship coordinator: Jens Bækkel Larsen
Email: jlkme@dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 52 53

Mobility, Transport and Logistics
Internship coordinator: Samuel Brüning Larsen
Email: sbla@dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 52 87

Process and Innovation
Internship Coordinator: Sara Grex
Email: sarg@dtu.dk
Phone: 26 24 77 47

Production
Internship coordinator: Lars Bock-Poulsen
Email: laboc@dtu.dk
Phone: 22 95 01 31

Software Technology
Internship coordinator: Mads Nyborg
Email: manyb@dtu.dk
Phone: 45 25 52 80

Healthcare Technology
Internship Coordinator: Ian Bridgwood
Email: iabr@dtu.dk
Phone: 35 88 51 44

More information

ReSound

"It is our experience that committed and skilled trainees provide mutually positive benefits both in the short and long term."

- Jesper Thaysen, ReSound

Hoffmann A/S

"By showing trust as a company and getting involved in the student's education, Hoffmann has recruited some of our most talented and loyal employees."

- Peter Haugaard, Hoffmann A / S

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