It is intended that the student will:
1. Mobilize and apply scientific knowledge and soft skills to work being developed in a professional context.
2. Acquire / develop some of the skills required by the labor market, such as communication skills, teamwork, leadership skills and self­
3. Promote independence and encourage creativity and innovation in response to the demands of a professional work environment.
4. Reflect on the work performed on the internship and on the practices of the host entity, departing from the theoretical and methodological knowledge acquired during the first year of the master programme, and develop a practical output for the benefit of that entity.

General characterization





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Teaching language




Depende da natureza de cada investigação. Os estudantes são em especial encorajados e treinados para recorrer desde o início aos repositórios digitais credenciados da área disciplinar.

Depends on the subject of each research. Students are specially encouraged and trained to work from the start with accredited bibliographical digital resources of the scientific field.

Teaching method

The training lasts for 800 hours of work, being supervised by a representative of the institution.

Evaluation method

The training itself will not be subject to an evaluation, but the supervisor at host institution will prepare a report about the internship. The written report and its defense will be subject to a public evaluation before a jury.

Subject matter

The internship takes place in a public or private institution with which FCSH or NOVA IMS has established an agreement and ensures the performance of relevant professionals tasks, involving the application of theoretical and practical skills acquired in the course curriculum.
It is framed by a training plan, set by a responsible of the host institution, by a FCSH’s or NOVA IMS supervisor and the student; the supervisor should validate the training plan according to the objectives assigned to this modality.
The training report includes the characterization of the host institution, the nature of the work, the specific tasks undertaken by the student, the suggested theoretical or methodological problems, comments about the chosen options and examples of the work done. The master student must also prepare the public discussion of the results.


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