General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Judith Turrión Prats

Trimester: At quarters

Credits: 20

Teaching staff: 

Enric Camón Luis
Estela Pombo Gutiérrez 
Helena M Hernandez Pizarro 
Lluís Codinas Poch 

Teaching languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Catalan

The language of the internship is conditioned at the place of performance.


Basic skills
  • CB2. That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the skills that are usually demonstrated through the development and defense of arguments and problem solving within their area of study.

Specific skills
  • CE13. Create connections between people, collaborators, and companies by connecting people who under normal circumstances would not match.

General competencies
  • CG2. Be able to innovate by developing an open attitude towards change and be willing to re-evaluate old mental models that limit thinking.

  • CG3. Integrate the values ​​of social justice, equality between men and women, equal opportunities for all and especially for people with disabilities, so that the studies of Business Administration and Innovation Management contribute to to train citizens for a just, democratic society based on a culture of dialogue and peace.

Transversal competences
  • CT1. Communicate properly orally and in writing in the two official languages ​​of Catalonia.

  • CT2. Show willingness to learn about new cultures, experiment with new methodologies and encourage international exchange.

  • CT3. Demonstrate entrepreneurial leadership and management skills that strengthen personal confidence and reduce risk aversion.

  • CT4. Master computer tools and their main applications for ordinary academic and professional activity.

  • CT5. Develop tasks applying the acquired knowledge with flexibility and creativity and adapting them to new contexts and situations.


External internships are understood to be the training actions developed by a student within any public or private entity, national or international, with the aim of applying and complementing the training acquired. Bring the student closer to the business reality in which he will carry out the activity as a professional and develop skills that favor incorporation into the labor market.

Internships must take place in a safe space, free of sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic and discriminatory attitudes, either towards the students or towards the other agents involved. We trust that together we can create a safe space where we can make mistakes and learn without having to suffer the prejudices of others.

Learning outcomes

The realization of the external practices will allow to put in practice in a real work environment the knowledges acquired during the process of learning. Likewise, this fact will suppose a personal professional baggage of the alumnado.

Working methodology

The realization of the practices will carry out considering the following methodology:

- MD12.Initial and follow-up tutorials with the internal and external academic tutor.

- MD13. Student stay in a company / companies.


The contents that will be developed with the realization of the external practices are conditioned by the company and / or institution in which they realize. In any case, they will be in accordance with the competencies of the Degree.

Learning activities

The following activities are considered:

- internships carried out in the company / s

- attendance at the tutorials that are established

- individual report of the practices

Evaluation system

The evaluation of the subject will include, in general, the following parameters:

• Valuation and reports of the company: at the end of the internship (40%) By means of a standardized evaluation document and internship certificate

• Written report: (30%): that will contemplate the elements considered in the script of the same, contemplated appearances like the description of tasks developed, attitudes and competitions acquired: critical analysis and suggestions of improvement, obtained results and contributions of learning

• Tutorials and oral defense of the report in front of the tutor: 20%

• Responsible for the subject: 10%

The final assessment will only be carried out once the corresponding documentation has been delivered within the deadline established in the presentation and tutoring sessions, which will include, in addition to the report, the documents provided for in the regulations. In the event that the delivery of the written report is later than the deadline established in the regulations, it will be penalized with 20% of the grade (out of 10). In this sense, it is necessary to respect the deadlines and requirements established in the internship regulations and the instructions given by the academic tutor assigned to each student.

It is necessary to pass the assessment of the company (5 out of 10) and the written report (5 out of 10) in order to pass the subject.

Students who accredit professional experience in a field related to their studies may be recognized as curricular internships, if the requirements set out in the regulations are met. 



Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. Government of Spain. (2014). "Royal Decree 592/2014, of 11 July, which regulates the external academic internships of university students". BOE 184/2014, of 30 July. Madrid.

School of Social and Business Sciences - Tecnocampus. (2022). "Regulations governing external internships". ESCSET. Mataró.


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Garcia J. and Arriaga J. (2011). "White Paper on External Practices". Ed. Polytechnic University of Madrid. Madrid.