37% of respondents completed an internship during their MSc programme. More students from non-EEA countries (48%) and EEA countries (42%) completed an internship than Dutch students (34%). Of those who did complete an internship, 76% stayed in the Netherlands to do so, and 24% went abroad. Dutch respondents (80%) and respondents from non-EEA countries (81%) were more likely to complete their internship in the Netherlands.
The average duration of an internship is 23 weeks; 21% say they used their own network to find an internship, similar to the proportion using their own network to find a first job.
Number of students completing an internship during their MSc programme
Internship in the Netherlands or abroad