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Questions about the internship:


How do I get the approval for an internship in Mechanical Engineering?

At the internship office. For an approval of your basic internship, please hand in your contract, the job reference and your report, signed and approved by the employer. The specific internship requires the submission of a job reference. The documents must be presented in the original.


How do I get a mandatory internship certification?

The mandatory internship certification is issued by the internship office. You have to present a contract or a written evidence of your aspired internship. You can make this inquiry via e-mail.


MWT: How to approve my internship?

Please present your original job reference as well as the confirmation of the given internship report.


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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Fakultät für Maschinenbau
Postfach: 76049 Karlsruhe

Information on Internships

In the following, you can find information on the execution and recognition of the professional internships of the different courses.


Important Notice:

In winter term 2016/17 new Study and Exam Regulations entered into force.
Study beginners do not need to complete an internship within the Bachelor's or the Master's program.

Nevertheless the Department of Mechanical Engineering highly recommends to fulfill a 6-week basic internship before the studies. It may be helpful for the choice of the course of studies.

Admission requirements:

According to the Zugangssatzung a 18-week-internship is mandatory for admission to the Master's program (s. Praktikumsordnung for details).





Mechanical Engineering


Materials Science
and Engineering


BSc Mechatronik und

Information about the internship in this
program are available on the website of the department ETIT.







...on the subject of internships.


Online search engines for internship offers

You can find some useful links concerning internship offers below.
Please note that the internship office cannot assume any responsibility or liability over the content or quality of the internship offers from these pages. (disclaimer)



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