Work Experience: Internships, Projects and Work Placements

Students experience work and industry projects in numerous different ways at Wittenborg

  • Throughout all bachelor's degree programmes, students are offered 12 industry-related project weeks, dealing with real-life cases instigated by external businesses and organisations.

  • All bachelor's students are offered up to 6 months' (often paid) work placement in an international company or organisation, in or outside the Netherlands. Students can earn from €250 to the minimum wage per month for their work placement.

  • Wittenborg students have to complete a graduation assignment/dissertation that focuses on:
    - an in-company/organisation research project
    - a consultancy task for an organisation
    - a business plan
    - a business plan in a real-life business start-up

  • Master's degree students are also offered the chance to complete an internship at a company in the Netherlands.

  • Students on the BBA Entrepreneurship programme will also carry out 2 simulated business start-ups.                              

Testimonial :

Bredenoord power supply company had Ishebo Twijukye from Wittenborg as an Intern student.
“What struck us was Ishebo’s willingness - no matter the task, he took it on. Interns of other universities can often be picky when it comes to tasks and assignments. Ishebo's theoretical level of understanding was more than sufficient and working with him was a pleasant experience. He impressed us with his connections in Uganda and Tanzania and was willing to do other tasks outside his intern assignments. We are open to more interns from Wittenborg.” – Zef Jansen, Export Department – Bredenoord. 


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