The Lab Internship Alternative

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Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)

Abstract

Internship is a critical aspect of Software Engineering curricula. We here illustrate a successful experience of internships run in University’s research labs, focusing on advanced projects. Such internship concerns an international class, made of Italian and Chinese students; they work in a team, which is coordinated by a PhD student and supervised by a Professor. Graduates are actively sought by companies, and find higher jobs. The lab-internship could be alternative to the traditional stage in a company.

Keywords

Higher education Software Engineering education Internship 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianmario Motta
    • 1
  • Kaixu Liu
    • 1
  • Tainy Ma
    • 1
  • Linlin You
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial and Information EngineeringUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly

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