37840 - Internship LM

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Forli
  • Corso: Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Specialized translation (cod. 9174)

Learning outcomes

The student is able to identify high-quality career opportunities coherent with their studies; s/he is able to apply advanced language industry tools and techniques to professional settings, and to transfer knowledge and competences to novel work environments; s/he is able to operate professionally in a way that is consistent with professional ethics; s/he is able to complement pre-existing knowledge and competences with those developed in a work setting.

Course contents

This specific activity requires 120 hours of work during which the students will attend their internship. The Internship Commission of the Department of Interpretation and Translation, provides students’ support, helping them in choosing the best internship solution, according to their needs/preferences.

During their internship students will be asked to produce translations, revisions/editing, terminology cards and glossaries and all activities linked to translation processes, with the use of CAT tools if/when requested.
Students can choose to attend their internships in Manufacturing Companies, Language Services Companies and / or Event Organizers
Students attending the MA degree in Specialized Translation can apply for special Internships at the European Union DGT, or for internships aimed at preparing their dissertation projects (Toolkit project).


No bibliography is needed for this activity.

Teaching methods

Organization of meetings with students to present internship s activities. Interviews before and after internships to provide information and receive feedback on the internship once finished.

Assessment methods

Checking all necessary documents, number of hours attended and students’ evaluation by companies.

Once documents are checked the internship is condidered as approved and completed (no marks are given, registration is validated as "idoneo")

Teaching tools

Internship Office on Campus and Internship Committee for Spectra coordinated by prof. Adele D'Arcangelo and with a number of other lecturers acting as tutors.

Guidelines for students and other documents that can be downloaded from the website:


Office hours

See the website of Adele D'Arcangelo