Internship - Mechanical Engineering BSc

Mechanical Engineering BSc students have to carry out a 6-week internship involved in the model curriculum.

You have to take one of the following courses based on the year you started your studies:

If you started before the year 2017: you have to take the
course (MFTGY30G00-EN/MFTGY30G40-EN Internship). You should previously be signed up via NEPTUN in the spring semester (semester 6) and it should be undertaken in the summer of semester 4 or 6.
If you started after the year 2017you have to take the course (MK3SZGYG00G117-EN/MK3SZGYG00G317-EN Industrial Internship). You should be registered on Neptun in semester 7 (autumn semester), but the internship should be undertaken in semester 4 or 6.
Induvidual differences are possible, in this case please consult the secretary.
Please note finding an appropriate internship place is time-consuming and difficult, therefore students are encouraged to start seeking a placement on time.

Completing internship is one of the requirements of obtaining the pre-degree certificate. Once you have completed your mandatory internship period and you wish to undertake further internships, you do not have to submit the papers and the report mentioned below.

  1. Objective of internship, competences
  • Students get acquainted with professional work in conformity with their degree program at the company or institution and join the daily work process. They have to resolve tasks individually assigned by their supervisor and gain experiences which may be utilized later in the labour market.
  • During internship general and specific competences may be acquired. 
    General competences: precisely work to schedule either individually or in team, applying correct technical terms.
    Specific competences: practical application of the professional skills acquired during the studies and acquiring new knowledge.
  1. Places suitable for internship

All the organizations, institutions and companies which provide students with the opportunity to acquire proficiency in accordance with their specialization in the field of operation, repairing technology, installation, management and development of different machines and vehicles, may be a suitable place.

Places where students have recently undertaken internship can be found here.

Internship places (not the full list) where students undertook internship in the summer of 2019:

EnergiaArabia

The Western India Plywoods Ltd

Palestinian Tractor&Equipment Co.

Mercedes-Benz Egypt

Hutchinson Tunisie

Timsah Marine Contracting Company

Palestinian Water Authority

Arsan Steel Buildings Co. Kuwait

Wagon Pars Company

El-Wahab Group

College of the North Atlantic Qatar (Corrosion Laboratory)

 

Partner companies of Department of Mechanical Engineering (University of Debrecen):

JOYSON SAFETY SYSTEMS HUNGARY Ltd
MSK COVERTECH GROUP
UNILEVER
COLOPLAST
MICHELIN
DIEHL AVIATION
CONTINENTAL CONTITECH
TE CONNECTIVITY
ZF
BOSCH
AVENTICS
PRÄZI HUNGARIA
FLEXIFORCE
DKV
HAJDU AUTOTECHNIKA
SCHAEFFLER
HAJDU
LINAMAR (POWER TO PERFORM)
TRANZIT-KER Ltd

 

 

  1. Documents necessary for starting and completing internship

Before applying for an internship place and upon the student’s special request the International Office (Faculty of Engineering) can issue a certificate which proves that internship is mandatory and an integral part of the course of studies.

After students have found a suitable internship place, the following documents need to be submitted:

Please note documents can be submitted either electronically or in hard copy.

document copy signer(s) submission deadline receiver
Invitation Letter 1 company     15 May 2021 secretary (room 304)
Internship Cooperation (Company abroad) 2 company, faculty 15 May 2021 secretary (room 304)
“Megállapodás” (Company in Hungary) here*

3

company, faculty, countersignatory 15 May 2021 secretary (room 304)
Student Agreement 2 company, faculty, student 15 May 2021 secretary (room 304)
Evaluation Sheet and Certificate 1 company     10 September 2021 secretary (room 304)

Initiating internship at the company and providing for the documents from the company is the student’s duty. If the student does not specify the receiving company or does not provide for documents on time, the responsible person for internship will refuse the internship papers.

In certain cases the company gives students insight into confidential documents, so it can happen, the company prefers to conclude a confidentiality agreement with the student. A sample agreement can be found here

Confidentiality Agreement in Hungarian is available below:

Template for Confidentiality Agreement between University and Company

Template for Confidentiality Agreement between Student and Company

* According to Hungarian Law concluding an agreement between the company and the university in case of a 6-week internship (without interruption) is obligatory. In case internship is divided into parts (for e.g. 3-3 weeks), concluding an agreement is not mandatory.

  1. Execution of internship and its certification
  1. Duration of internship: 6 weeks.
  2. Credit points: 0; Assessment on Neptun: signature
  3. Besides completing internship, students have to write a 15-20-page essay about the work done. The topic of the essay must be negotiated with the supervisor at the internship place. The topic should closely relate to the practical task completed by the intern and with which he/she has familiarized himself/herself previously. It is expedient to choose a topic which may be appropriate either for participating in the National Scientific Students' Associations Conference ("OTDK") or a thesis.
  4. The execution of the internship must be certified on the Evaluation Sheet and Certificate.

Recommended structure of the internship report

- Cover page (student's name, student's Neptun-code, student's training program, internship place)

- Table of contents

- Introduction: Presentation and structure of the organization. Interpretation, purpose, brief theoretical summary of the task
- Main chapter: Elaboration of the task
- Conclusion: Evaluation of the results

- List of references

Deadline for submitting the internship essay (internship report) and “Evaluation Sheet and Certificate”

  • 10 September 2021, room 304

The soft copy of the internship report should be sent to Mr Andras Gabora via email.

Summary of the tasks and deadlines regarding internship

  • student sign up for the course, Internship/Industrial Internship via NEPTUN in the spring semester or in semester 7 (autumn semester),
  • contacting the company and providing for Invitation Letter (1 copy), Internship Cooperation (2 original copies, company is abroad) or “Megállapodás” (3 original copies, company is in Hungary ) and Student Agreement (2 original copies) respectively signed by the company until 15 May 2021. Please remember that it is the student’s responsibility to meet the deadline given! Having the documents signed by the Dean of the Faculty and sending the copies back to the company by post or via email is the duty of the secretariat.
  • executing the 6-week internship in the summertime
  • providing for Evaluation Sheet and Certificate at the end of internship and submitting it along with the essay/report in room 304 until 10 September 2021. The soft copy of the internship report should be sent to Mr Andras Gabora via email.

In case of any questions arising from internship, please kindly turn to Mr Andras Gabora ( , room U.0.16), responsible person for internship or Ms Szandra Sitku ( , room 304, administrative questions).

Internship opportunities

 

Updated: 2021.04.26.


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