PA180 Interim Project I+II

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/16. 15 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Jaroslav Ráček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Bc. Alena Hooperová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Jaroslav Ráček, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: Bc. Alena Hooperová
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
PV206 Communication and Soft Skills &&( PA179 Project Management || NOW ( PA179 Project Management ))&&((! PA185 Interim Project I )&&(!( NOW ( PA185 Interim Project I ))))&& SOUHLAS
PV203 and PA181 and PA116 and PV207 and PA179.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The goal is to complete an internship in a business on a job position that requires T-shaped skills.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to work on a junior level position in a service oriented company.
  • The Interim Project is based on taking up an internship in an organisation (company, state authority, etc.) with a focus in the area of study. The interim duration is 600 working hours, of which at least 300 will take place within the tuition period.
  • The student's work in the course of the internship must comply with the T-shaped prifile, requiring both deep IT knowledge and experience and extensive overview and basic skills in other disciplines (economy, management, law etc.).
  • The daily working shift will not exceed 8 hours.
  • No contract between the Faculty and the organisation is required.
  • While students may also choose from the offer published at the document server or from our partner companies (, it is up them to arrange their internship independently.
  • Students must make sure the company guarantor meets the stipulated criteria, i.e. completed university education in a technical field with at least three years of experience in the area of the internship. The guarantor’s experience is calculated as of their university graduation.
  • Student has a possibility to choose a business partner from a set of partners contracted by faculty for interim project accomplishment.
  • The 15 ECTS are obtained during one semester, i.e. 5 month, (recommended) work by chosen business partner 4 days in a week (with one day for technical report writing and consultations with faulty guarantor).
  • Students must complete their entire Interim Project in one organisation. Exceptions are only possible with the lecturer’s consent.
  • As an essential precondition for approval of the registration/enrolment of the course the student must deliver a signed Internship Proposal. The student must deliver the signed Proposal scanned at least five days before registration to email:
  • At the beginning of the term (deadline to be specified by the lecturer) students will provide an Internship Acceptance Protocol. Students will deliver the Acceptance Protocol bearing signatures of the student and the company guarantor using the Homework Vaults.
  • In the course of the term students will deliver the interim report electronically using the Homework Vaults (deadline to be specified by the lecturer).
  • The students will file the Technical Report via IS ten days before the end of the course, while presentation and Confirmation of Completion must be uploaded three days before the end of the course. The lecturer will announce dates for final interviews with students that provide basis for final assessment.
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Teaching methods
Internship within a business partner organization. Work on real-life projects with service orientation. Comparation of learned theory with practice. Feedback elaboration.
Assessment methods
A technical report on the project and a public presentation of results on a faculty seminar is required to obtain the colloquium.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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