Industrial internships play a crucial role in training the student engineers. They are an irreplaceable means of making contact with the professional world, of discovering its diversity, concerns and needs. They also enable the students to gain a clearer picture of the profession of engineer and the areas in which they might wish to work.
The engineer cycle comprises three internships, closely linked with the actual teaching:
Short internships (up to 2 months) or as part of alternating training internships (up to 12 months), are also proposed.
During the internships (except the SIMI), each student it supervised by an ENSTA ParisTech research-professor. From helping to define the subject to organising assessment and defence, the students are thus given extensive pedagogical support.
Each internship is therefore supervised by two people: