FASS internship course is non-credit course provided respectively by FASS to undergraduate students.
Starting from 2022-2023 academic year, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences students will be able to do their compulsory internships during the semester breaks between Fall & Spring semesters provided that there is sufficient time (min. 20 working days) and the course prerequisites are met. Registration can be done online in add-drop period.
Starting as of the course registration for FASS internship course in the 2018-2019 academic year, the prerequisite for the FASS Internship course will be "PROJ 201" or "PROJ 102" Project courses.
To be enrolled in FASS internship course, they are required to be enrolled in one of the FASS Undergraduate Programs. The only exception to this article is through Faculty Board of Directors approval.
Passing the FASS internship course is a prerequisite for FASS students. If the student has a valid excuse and this excuse is considered appropriate by the Faculty Management Board, in such case adjustments can be made in the internship course records by the last day for entering grades in the summer school.
The students may drop the FASS internship course after their enrolment in these courses. However, to drop the FASS internship course, the Faculty Board of Directors resolution is required. The deadline to drop the course is the last day of the summer term final grade entry date. FASS students should retake the FASS internship course to be able to graduate.
By year of 2022 - 2023 Academic Calendar, students can do their mandatory internship between the Fall and Spring Semester if there is sufficient time (min. 20 business days) for their mandatory internship who provide prerequisites of the course. Students can register for the Internship Course online during the Fall Semester Add- Drop dates.
The internship period for FASS students enrolled in the FASS internship course is minimum 4 weeks (20 working days).
Public holidays do not count towards internship period. Internship may begin at the earliest after the finals shown in the academic schedule, and must be completed by the beginning of the next academic term.
Students cannot do internship on the days of their course or exam. The number of weekly internship days cannot be less than 3 days.
A single course will be taken together with the internship regardless of graduation in the Summer Semester.
Students who have only internship courses left for their graduation can register for the Internship Course in the Fall and Spring Semesters.
Registration can be done online in add-drop period.
Students who only are in the graduation period can register either Internship Course in the Fall and Spring Semesters or a Single Course together with Internship Course. Registration can be done online in add-drop period in the Fall and Spring Semesters.
1. Enrolling in FASS Internship Course
The SR opens the Student Information System for enrolment in FASS internship course over the Information System / Students and announces relevant information to the students. The students get enrolled in FASS internship course (CULT 300, ECON 300, IS 300, POLS 300, PSIR 300, PSY 300, VA 300) over the Information System / Students at course registration in the spring term or add drop period in the spring term for the summer term.
Students can register as online for the FASS Internship Course (CULT 300, ECON 300, IS 300, POLS 300, PSIR 300, PSY 300, VA 300) for their mandatory internship between Fall and Spring Semester during the Fall Semester Add - Drop dates.
2. Internship Application and Evaluation of the Internship Result
The students who are enrolled in FASS internship course contact the domestic or foreign companies and institutions where they can carry out their internship and inform them of their intention. Students may complete their internships in a company within or outside Turkey, or at a university other than Sabancı University within or outside Turkey.
Students who are enrolled in an FASS program and meet achievement requirements (Academic internship requires a minimum GPA of 3.00 by the end of the Fall semester) may complete their compulsory internship in the form of an Academic Internship in a research project implemented within or outside Sabancı University under the supervision of a Sabancı University Faculty Member. For more information about Academic Internship, click here.
The form that students enrolled into the FASS internship course must fill out to begin the internship:
- Acceptance Letter (For the Abroad Internship)
- Staj Bilgilendirme - Staj Ücretlerine İşsizlik Fonu Katkısı Formu (FIPAR-C71001-13) (If the internship is in Turkey)
The students who have enrolled in FASS internship course and have been accepted by the companies/institutions for internship should fill in the Internship Application online via the "Create New Internship" Form at Internship Online Management System.
The student indicates the definition of the project to be carried out in the company or institution that they will be accepted for internship and other information in the "Create New Internship" Form. After the project definition written by the student is recorded, a notification message is sent by the system to the Project Advisor's e-mail adress.
The Project Advisor evaluates the project definition and checks the approved or rejected options, and this information is automatically sent to the e-mail address of the student. The student whose project has been approved by project advisor may start the internship. The student whose project has been rejected should find another project and write a new project definition in the Internship Application Form; then wait for the approval of his/her internship advisor.
If requested by the company or the institution, Internship Office gives a Compulsory Internship Certificate to be delivered to the company or the institution where they have been accepted.
3. After the Internship
The students deliver the requested documents to the company or institution and complete their internship in the period indicated below.
The internship period for FASS students enrolled in the FASS internship course is minimum 20 working days. Holidays are not counted towards your internship.
Internship Office requests from the related company/institution to evaluate the performance of the student throughout the internship over the web (with the firm code and password) online by filling out the Student Evaluation Form. This form that has been filled out by the company/institution is automatically sent to the Internship Online Management System.
4. Internship Final Report Format
For internship final report please click here.
Important Dates will be announced later once the next year's academic calender is determined.
Fall Term Important Dates:
The earliest date which students can start their internships: 02.10.2023
The latest date which students can finish their internships: 19.01.2024
The last date students can upload their final reports to the system: 22.01.2024
Important Dates Between Fall-Spring Semester:
The earliest date which students can start their internships: 20.01.2024
The latest date which students can finish their internships: 14.02.2024
The last date students can upload their final reports to the system: 19.02.2024
Spring Term Important Dates:
The earliest date which students can start their internships: 20.01.2024
The latest date which students can finish their internships: 08.06.2024
The last date students can upload their final reports to the system: 11.06.2024
Summer Term Important Dates:
The earliest date which students can start their internships: 10.06.2024
The latest date which students can finish their internships: It will be determined after the 2023 -2024 Academic Semester Calendar is published.
The last date students can upload their final reports to the system: It will be determined after the 2023 -2024 Academic Semester Calendar is published.