The purpose of an internship is to enable students to gain experience in
the practical application of their theoretical knowledge and to acquire
new knowledge and skills in the field of Work and Organizational
Psychology. It is possible to collect data for the Master Thesis during
The internship represents the students’ first step to professional
practice or an academic career. The internship gives students the
opportunity to take part in the daily practices of
institutions/organizations, to gain work experience under professional
supervision, and to gain insight into their aspirations. The internship
(i.e. the practical diagnostic experience)
is one of the requirements of the Basic Diagnostic Registration (BAPD)
of the Dutch Association of Psychologists (NIP).
Form of tuition
Individual supervision by the internship supervisor and a department
Type of assessment
The final grade will be based on the evaluation by the internship
supervisor and a written report.
Depending on the topic.
The internship usually takes place at the end of the master trajectory.
A bachelor degree is required to start the internship.
Students need to sign up for this course via VUnet at the start of the