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Industrial internship

Welcome to the pages of the Internship Office of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Here you will find important information on the structure, implementation and recognition of the industrial internship for the bachelor's degree programs in mechanical engineering, logistics and industrial engineering.

Drawing of the old mechanical engineering building in green on white background © Janine Beckmerhagen​/​TU Dortmund

The internship at a glance

The industrial internship is 20 weeks long. It is divided into a basic internship of 8 weeks and a specialized internship of 12 weeks. The possible areas of activity in the basic and specialized internships can be found in the training plans.

The requirements for the internship, the company as well as the reporting are described in the  internship guideline. The FAQ are an excerpt of the internship guidelines and answer the most frequently asked questions in brief.

Recognition of your internship

The internship is recognized on the basis of the submitted internship report. The internship report serves to document and reflect on the knowledge and experience acquired during the internship. The reporting requirements can be found in the internship guidelines.

You apply for recognition of the internship after completion of the internship via the Online-Portal on the Internship Office website. There you can also view the current processing status and the decision on recognition.

Contact the internship office

For questions not answered by the internship guideline and the FAQ, please feel free to contact us by e-mail at praktikum.mbtu-dortmundde or by phone at +49 231 755 4731. For a personal consultation an on-site consultation (MB I, Room E 06) is always offered on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration is not required.

On the following dates the on-site consultation is cancelled: