INTERNSHIP AND FINAL PROJECT
In the first year: the CDD operator
Duration: 4 weeks minimum
Period of the course: between the beginning of June and the end of August
The work experience allows students to discover the business world. It is the subject of pedagogical work of feedback and sharing of experiences in small groups of 12 to 15 students.
Beforehand, students are made aware of the issues of hierarchy, power, competences, responsibility and law concerning relations in the workplace.
On their return, at the beginning of the second year, half a day is devoted to the restitution of their experience through a workshop. On their return, at the beginning of the second year, half a day is devoted to the restitution of their experience through a workshop.
A written report is then validated.
In the second year: the assistant engineer internship
Duration: about 3 months depending on the field
Period of the course: from May
It takes place in a company or in a research laboratory. Students have already acquired a solid scientific and technical foundation. They are looking for a first rewarding professional experience.
The traineeship takes place under the supervision of the host institution’s supervisor who will assess the trainee.
The student is required to submit a report at the end of the course. It gives rise to a graded defence, before a jury composed of a rapporteur and in the presence of the training supervisor if possible.
In the second year: the industrial project
Duration: 4 months
Period of the course: May to August
It takes place in groups of 4 students under experienced supervision on the school’s premises on a concrete project proposed by a company. There are many interactions with the company (visits, meetings) and with the teacher who supervises the group (at least one meeting per week). It will become an important part of the Phelma curriculum over the next few years. Participating in such a project is a real opportunity.
In addition to the elements to be returned periodically to the company (deliverables) and the final project acceptance booklet, a project report is required from the students. It gives rise to a graded defense, in front of a jury composed of two teachers and in the presence of the internship supervisor and representatives of the company.
In the third year: the final project
Duration: 20 to 26 weeks maximum
Period of the course: from February
The end-of-studies project places the student in a concrete engineering situation in a professional environment. He puts into practice all his knowledge, skills and know-how acquired during 3 years to carry out a complete engineering project. The student is responsible for a clearly identified project, defined in consultation between the host institution and the school. The student is supervised by an internship supervisor from the host establishment; he or she is monitored by a school tutor (e-mail contact, visits, etc.).
The supervisor sends his or her evaluation to the school at the end of the placement.
A report is requested from the student at the end of the course.
The internship gives rise to a graded defense, before a jury composed of 2 teachers and in the presence of the internship supervisor if possible.