Facts about the course

Study points:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Solveig Straume
Lecture Semester:
Spring, Autumn
Teaching language:
1 year

IDR910 Internship (Spring 2021–Autumn 2021)

About the course

The course gives the students practical experience from working in a sport organization. This provides important entries to organizations and platforms of exchange between practitioners, students and faculty.

The students are involved in all processes of the internship, from selecting relevant internships placements, planning the internship, practical work in the organization and evaluating ones own role during the internship.

Specifically, the students are:  

  • Considering relevant internship organisations
  • Following a 'working contract' form creation to fullfillment
  • Working in a professional environment
  • Getting insider knowledge of how the sports industry or institutions in sport operate
  • Networking

Students are encouraged to assess the opportunities for internship placements. However, HiMolde is reponsible for making sure that all students are provided an internship placement in due course before the internship period starts. 

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course


Completing this course the student should be able to:

    • demonstrate enhanced career knowledge
    • have an understanding of working tasks as part of the broader organisational context


    Completing this course the student should be able to:

    • shape a well formulated motivational letter and CV
    • demonstrate work related skills
    • critically plan and evaluate the internship learning process

    General competence:

    Completing this course the student should be able to:

    • relate academic theory to practical work

    Forms of teaching and learning

    It is expected that the student will work for 350 hours (approx. 10 weeks) as an intern in a sport organization. Additionally submission of mandatory work requirements to HiMolde counts for approx. 150 hours (overall, a workload of about 500 hours is expected in this course). During the internship students should follow the usual working hours of the organization. More or less work than the estimated 350 hours must be clarified with the organization as well as HiMolde in advance of the internship.

    The internship is organised in the first half of the last semester of the master degree (January to March). If it is more to the purpose, the internship period allows certain flexibility.

    It is required that the internship organization have at least one person in a full time position. During the internship, the student will have one supervisor from the internship organization which provides feedback on professional matters. Additionally, the course responsible from HiMolde will provide feedback to the student on academic matters related to the internship. 


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      • Grading scale: Pass/fail
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      Course evaluation

      In order to pass the course the following elements (1-3) need to be fullfilled by the student:

      1. Learning agreement
        • During semester 3, In advance of the internship, the student must submit a learning agreement - a signed contract between the student, the internship organization and the course responsible. 
      2. Mid-evaluation meeting 
        • The student must initiate and organize a mid-evaluation meeting with all the parties of the agreement attending. The meeting will take place at the internship placement unless otherwise agreed. 
      3. Final report
        • ​​The student must submit a final report after the internship period. The final report should describe the overall learning experience from the student perspective, and must be both descriptive and analytic. The report must be submitted as a video file. Total time of the presentation should be 10 to 12 minutes.The video can be combined with a Power Point presentation. 
        • Students that submit the final report within the deadline will receive an overall feedback from the course responsible.

      Additionally, the internship institution will submit an evaluation of the student directly to the course responsible

      The final assessment of the course will be either pass (thus having achieved the learning outcomes) or fail. The grading will be a joint decision by both internal (HiMolde) and external (organization) supervisors. 


      All the documents needed can be found in Canvas.

      Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Sep. 23, 2020 7:21:08 AM