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Undergraduate Internship Program Management Plan

 


○ Allows undergraduate students who participate in domestic and international internship programs during their study at the university to have such participation recognized as credits for [Internship Program and Research] and replace their [Graduation Research] based on review by their respective departments
○ Criteria for graduation recognition: 3rd year or higher (Completed 68 credits or more as of previous semester); Approval from the department
○ Department in charge: Global Leadership Center
○ Grading: S / U

 


■ Course Information

○ Regular Semester (Spring/Autumn)

Type Title Duration Credits No Grad. Res. Substitution Note
Intl International Internship Program II At least 14 weeks 12 INT489 Yes 6 credits recognized for graduation (3 credits for graduate research included when substitution of graduate research recognized)
INT499 No

- Need to apply for “dispatch without academic leave of absence” before the semester begins (Academic Registrar's Team)
- Application not accepted for last regular semester before graduation (Need to enroll in at least 1 regular semester after the end of dispatch)

 

○ Seasonal Semester (Summer/Winter)

Type Title Duration Credits No Grad. Res. Substitution Note
Domestic Domestic Internship Program I At least 4 weeks 1 INT483 Conditional With at least 2 credits in individual research obtained after course
INT493 No  
Domestic Internship Program II At least 6 weeks 2 INT484 Conditional With at least 2 credits in individual research obtained after course
INT494 No  
Domestic Internship Program III At least 8 weeks 3 INT485 Yes  
INT495 No  
Intl International Internship Program I At least 8 weeks 3 INT488 Yes  
INT498 No  

- Other recognized substitution of graduation research: Completion of both INT483 and INT484
- Internship credits may be taken during seasonal semesters regardless of enrollment/leave status
- Maximum number of internship credits that can be applied for/taken during seasonal semester is 6


■ Method of Participation

○ Application Method by Type of Internship

  • (1) School recommendation : When participating in internship programs requiring recommendation from the school
    • - Follow instructions from the department in charge of the internship program
    • - Submit [Internship Participation Application] to the Global Leadership Center when participation has been confirmed
  • (2) Individual participation : When student contacts external practice institution individually to participate in practical training
    • - Submit [Internship Participation Application] to Global Leadership Center before internship begins
    • - Confirmation by person in charge of field practice required on application, may be substituted with confirmation letter from the company, acceptance letter, etc.
  • (3) International internship: Submit [Internship Participation Application], [Invitation from Institution] to Global Leadership Center
 

○ Submission of Internship Application

  • (1) Application period: Course registration and change/withdrawal period for each semester
  • (2) Students must submit their applications to the person in charge at the Global Leadership Center within the application period, before the internship begins, and before the deadline (E11 Rm 504 or hyunyoung@kaist.ac.kr)
 

■ Reporting After Completion

○ Procedure for Outcome Report and Credit Awarding

  • (1) Student: [Internship Outcome Report] - submit to school/department within 2 weeks of the completion of the practical training.
    • ※ Refer to Article 4 (4) of the Guidelines on Implementation of Substitution of Undergraduate Thesis
  • (2) School or Department
    • ① Request for [internship evaluation]
      • •School recommendation and CUOP: Collected at the Global Leadership Center and delivered to the departments.
      • •Individual application: The student shall submit the form to the person in charge at the company to submit it to the person in charge at their department.
    • ② Directly registered at the practice institution and delivered to the review committee
    • ③ A separate review committee can be formed by the department to deliberate credit recognition
      • ※ Review of the internship program report shall be conducted by the thesis review committee under Article 18 of the Rules on Degree Conferment. The report shall be graded as S (pass) or U (fail) considering the internship program evaluation. The thesis credits are recognized and S grade is given when at least 2/3 of the panel agree that it is on the same level as the graduation thesis. The grade I (incomplete) cannot be given.
        (Refer to Article 4 (6) of the Guidelines on Implementation of Substitution of Undergraduate Thesis)
    • - Internship program credits or graduation research substitution approved/disapproved according to outcome of the review
      • ※ Graduation research substitution only available to students in 3rd year or higher (at least 68 credits)
      • ※ Grading: Pass (S) or Fail (U)
    • - Submit academic credit recognition application to the Global Leadership Center within 1 month of the beginning of the next semester
 

■ Other

○ Students can apply for leadership mileage (10 points) when they upload their experience in the designated format on the “Internship Reviews” board at the careers website (http://career.kaist.ac.kr)

 

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