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INTESTAZIONE WNC-LM

Internships for Thesis

NEWS - COVID-19 EMERGENCY

Given the complementary instructions provided with D.R. of 04.05.2020 #iosonoprudente, an intern can be authorized to access scientific laboratories by his tutor and the Course Accademic Board, after verifying the respect of the emergency's regulations. 

Access to University's facilities: the intern must be provided with an authorization by his tutor/supervisor, stating the lab he/she will have access to and the date. 

Access to external facilities: access to facilities not belonging to the University of Pisa will be authorized as "missioni". The tutor/supervisor of the intern will contact the Department's Director to authorize the "missione", after verifying the respect of the emergency's regulations. In the case of an external tutor, the "missione" will be provided by the President of the course, after receiving a formal request from the tutor/supervisor. 

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The experimental work for a second cycle degree (Master's Degree) thesis can be done in a University department, in a public or private company, structure or laboratory, both in Italy or abroad. 

For a general overview on the topic, please visit Thesis: General Info

Following information to activate a master's degree "internship for thesis".

Once the intern has chosen the thesis topic, the student will inform the Didactic Unit, Ms Cristina Mela, in regards to the name of the tutor, the topic of the thesis, the facility where the internship will be held and the duration, by providing the following documents. 


 Internship A Subtype 1 - The supervisor is either a member of the Study Courses in Biology, a teacher of the Master Degree in Neuroscience or a member of the Department of Biology: 

Internship A Subtype 2 - The supervisor does not belong to the Study Courses of Biology and the thesis activities are performed in laboratories of the Scuola Sant'Anna or of the CNR in Pisa:

  • Download Subtype 2 Form, necessary for beginning of thesis internship. It must be counter-signed by an Academic Tutor belonging to the Study Courses of Biology or the Department of Biology or in any case by a teacher of the Master Degree in Neuroscience, who will play the role of co-supervisor. The form must also be filled in with the role of the supervisor within the hosting structure. In the case the supervisor is not officially enrolled in the hosting structure, he/she will be designated as “second supervisor” and another officially enrolled supervisor will be chosen;

Internship A Subtype 3 - The supervisor does not belong to the Study Courses of Biology and the thesis activities are performed in laboratories external to Pisa University or Pisa CNR:

  •  Download Subtype 3 Form, necessary for beginning of thesis internship;
  • Download Acceptance From to be completed by the hosting structure for acceptance. 
  • Dowload Approval Form, the internship must be approved by the Board of the Teachers of the Master Degree and by the Council of the Study Course. The thesis must be counter-signed by an official member of the Study Courses of Biology or of the Department of Biology or in any case by a teacher of the Master Degree in Neuroscience, who will be the supervisor of the student. In the form, the role covered by the supervisor in the hosting structure must be indicated. This supervisor will be designated as the “second supervisor” and the official teacher of the Study Courses of Biology will be indicated as the supervisor.

Please be advised that thesis internship, independently of the chosen modality, must be approved by the Council of the aggregated Study Courses or by the President of the Study Course, prior to its beginning. After about 20 days from the submission of their application, students may check whether their internship has been approved.

At the end of the internship experience, the supervisor must complete the Evaluation Form on the student and send it to Mrs Cristina Mela- Didactic Unit 
( Download Form) . 

 


FINALIZING PROCEDURE BOTH FOR "INTERNSHIP FOR THESIS" AND FOR "TRAINEESHIP"

Questionnaire on thesis internship


The student should download and fill in the questionnaire on thesis internship (download form). Additionally the student should send the following forms to the professors designed as supervisor :

- Internal Supervisor (download form) and/or
- Supervisor not belonging to the Study Courses in Biology- external supervisor(download form).


The student should provide the Didactic Office, Ms Cristina Mela, with the Internship Evaluation Form, the Internal Supervisor form and the possible external supervisor form at the end of the internship period or in any case at least 15 days before the final examination.

 

Approved Internships for thesis:

Ottobre 2019- n 2

Dicembre 2019

Febbraio 2020

Giugno 2020

Re-approved internships

Giugno 2020