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Department of English Translation and Interpreting

Internships

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Upon the decision of the Senate on 10 April 2008, students of English Translation and Interpretation Department are anticipated to perform an internship in their junior and senior year. The duration of internships is 4 weeks which can be completed during midterm holiday or summer holiday.

Summer Internship

The rules and obligations regarding the internship of IUE students are specified in the Internship section of the website of Career Guidance Center.

The Aim of the Internship:

The experience gained during the internship period of English Translation and Interpreting students is crucial in order to reinforce their theoretical knowledge, to recognize the practice in institutions and observe how different occupational clusters work together as a team.

The aim of the internship is to enable the students to strengthen the subjects they have learned in their theoretical education by observing and practicing them under the supervision of an advisor. If deemed suitable by the authorities of their institutions, the students are expected to gain experience in the following:

  1. Observing: To follow the activities and operation rules of the institution.
  2. Active Participation and Practicing: To participate in the activities of the institution as much as possible and put their knowledge and skills in translation and interpreting into action.

Internship Duration and Conditions:

In line with the objectives above, our undergraduate students need to continue their internships (full-time) for 4 weeks.  For the students who will do their internships in the following terms, the internship period is for 6 weeks. Students do their internships in institutions meeting the internship criteria announced and determined by their related Internship Committees. Eligibility of the institution is determined by the approval of the related Internship Committees. Students who are reported to have unexcused absence at the rate of 10% are considered to be absentees. Students are also allowed to complete their internships abroad provided that this does not impede their regular educational programs. Documents about the internship abroad are evaluated and approved by the related Internship Committee. Internship students must perform their internships during the periods and in ways stated in the Internship Guide.

Internship Dates:

Except for the internships that needed to be performed during the academic year due to the nature of the education in the related departments, students who continue their education need to do their internships in summer.

Internships start at the end of spring term and they have to completed until the course enrollments of fall term. Internship Committee may allow the students to do their internships in other periods provided that it does not impede their regular education programs.

Internship Application:

Students present the “Compulsory Internship Application Form” approved by the Dean’s Office to their institutions for approval. Upon approval by the institution, “Internship Acceptance Form” is filled out and the duties and responsibilities that will be given to the intern are explained. Each student has to submit the “Internship Application Form” to the related Internship Committee until July 15 and get approval. The application date for the internships that should be completed in the academic year because of the type of the education in a department is announced by the related Department Internship Committee. If needed, each department may limit the qualities of the internship institutions in accordance with the type of education in their own department.

APPLICATION IS APPROVED BY THE INTERNSHIP COMMITTEE AND DEANSHIP TO CONTINUE OFFICIAL INTERNSHIP PROCESS

Internship Committee of English Translation and Interpreting Department

Asst. Prof. Dr. Derya DUMAN - Head

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ilgın AKTENER - Member

Lecturer Nilgün DUNGAN - Member

Internship Process:

“Intern Evaluation Form” and “Internship Attendance Form” are given to the student whose internship place is approved in order to be submitted to the institution to be filled in at the end of the internship. Attendance of the Interns is monitored by the authorities via Internship Attendance Form. Performance of the Intern during the internship period is evaluated by the authorities in the institutions using the Intern Evaluation Form. Following the end of internship, the form that is filled in by the authorities in the institution has to be given to Department of Translation and Interpreting by the student.

Following the end of the internship, the Internship Report is prepared by the students in accordance with the rules specified in “İzmir University of Economic Internship Booklet”. The Report should include the information about the institution you performed your internship, its field of activity and how the internship benefit you.

Internship Report:

Internship Report is prepared by the student and delivered to Internship Committee within the specified period. Internship Report is prepared in English in accordance with the content and writing rules specified in Internship Booklet of the Department. Summary in Turkish is submitted to the institution if demanded. Internship reports in English must be hand delivered to the related Internship Committee within 7 days following the end of the internship period.

The submission and approval of the internship reports of the students who only have obligation of internship for graduation must be completed until the beginning of the courses in the following semester.

Also see “Students Internship Evaluation Form” for the questions to be answered by students.

Evaluation of Internship Performance:

Internship performance of the students are evaluated by the members of Internship Committee after examining “Internship Attendance Form” and “Intern Evaluation Form”. After the evaluation of the performance, Students deliver “Internship Place Evaluation Form” to Internship Committee. While evaluating the Internship Report Izmir University of Economics Internship Directive is taken as a basis.

Internship documents are examined and evaluated by the related Internship Committee until the beginning of the courses in fall term. If needed, the commission may ask student to demonstrate his/her knowledge, rewrite the report and/or have an interview with the student about his/her internship. The evaluation is made over 100 and the results are conveyed to Student Affairs by the faculty deanship/school directorship.

In the event of failure, internship programs must be repeated. Graduation procedure of the student who does not complete his/her internship will not be made.

Institution and Organization 2006-2007

Bora Tekstil San ve Tic. A.Ş.

Ege liman işletmeleri A.Ş. (Port Operators Corp.)

IRC-EGE

Tunca Yeminli Tercüme Bürosu (Translation Agency)

Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi (Ankara University, School of Medicine)

İzmir Ticaret Odası/Dış Ekonomik İlişkiler Müdürlüğü (İzmir Chamber of Commerce/ Foreign Economic Relations Department)

T.C. Başbakanlık Dış Ticaret Müsteşarlığı (Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade) 

İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi/Kalkınma Ajansı Projesi (İzmir Metropolitan Municipality/ Development Agency Project)

HERKOL Mühendislik (Engineering)

EUROCONTROL

HERKOL Ltd.Şti.

Yaşar Dış Ticaret A.Ş.

TESCO/KİPA

CNN TURK

TRT

AYTAŞ GIDA ve İHT.MAD. TİC.A.Ş.

Denizli Sanayi Odası (Denizli Chamber of Industry)

Standart Cıvata Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Arkas Holding

İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi (İzmir Metropolitan Municipality)

Selçuk Üniversitesi (Selçuk University)

Tamer Çeviri ve Dil Hizmetleri Ltd.Sti.

Hapag Lloyd Denizaşırı Nakliyat A.Ş.

Petkim

Bakplast Plastik

ABİGEM İzmir Danışmanlık

Laverda Tarım Mak. San. Ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Ege Tercüme (Translation Agency)

Perfect Choice Holidays

Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı (Ministry of Culture and Tourism)

Institution and Organization 2007-2008

İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi (İzmir University of Economics)

Interofis Her Dilde Tercümanlık Merkezi (Translation Agency)

Mets Tercüme Bürosu (Translation Agency)

Akay Optik

Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings

Feryal Vardar

IRC-EGE

Başar Tur. Hay. Orm. Dış Tic. A.Ş. Kerasus Hotel

Anadolu Nederland NV

Migros Türk T.A.S.

Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı (Ministry of Culture and Tourism)

Başak Tercüme Bürosu ve Dış Ticaret (Translation Agency)

T.C. Başbakanlık Dış Ticaret Müsteşarlığı (Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade) 

Uzay Kampı Türkiye (Space Camp Turkey)

İzmir Ticaret Odası (İzmir Chamber of Commerce)

Tunca Yeminli Tercüme Bürosu (Translation Agency)

Marmaris Ticaret Odası (Marmaris Chamber of Commerce)

Amerikan Ticaret Müsteşarlığı (U.S. Department of Commerce)

Petkim Petrokimya Holding AŞ

İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi (İzmir Metropolitan Municipality)

Ege İhracatçı Birlikleri (Exporters Unions)

Kuşadası Ticaret Odası (Kuşadası Chamber of Commerce)

Arkas Holding

Dirinler Döküm Sanayi ve Ticaret

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