Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr



Ozyegin University Aviation Management Mandatory (Credit) Internship Program

To be able to graduate from Ozyegin University Aviation Management Program, students must complete 30 consecutive working days of internship in an aviation company. The purpose of the mandatory (credit) internship program is to allow students to put their knowledge and skills gained in theoretical classes offered by their programs into practice through real business processes and choose an academic and professional career path for themselves based on their internship experience.

The objectives and expected learning outcomes of the mandatory (credit) internship can be listed as follows:

  • To help students acquire skills in occupational practice and scientific research studies with professional practice
  • To let students be a part of a team and familiarize them with team working
  • To give students the opportunity to understand what is expected from a full-time employee

Within the framework of the cooperation protocol signed between the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), internship placement of students who are studying at higher education institutions in the field of civil aviation is carried out by DGCA. Within this framework, an internship software has been developed in order to maintain fair and standardized internship placement criteria for students, to achieve effective internship procedures, and to make sure that all aviation institutions in Turkey realizes internship recruitments through a single system. In Turkey, all higher education institutions which provide civil aviation programs with mandatory internship requirements and all aviation institutions have to register this software for internship placements.

The mandatory internship procedures for Ozyegin University Aviation Management students are carried out by the Faculty Internship Commission. This commission assists the students through every process related to the internship.

Within the scope of the Social Insurance and General Health Insurance Law No. 5510, Ozyegin University undertakes the social security proceedings of each student whose internship is approved; and provides the necessary documents to the relevant institutions.

In order to qualify for the mandatory internship, the student must complete 150 ECTS credits and SEC 201 and SEC 202 courses.The student will be able to perform the internship during the first summer period when he/she meets these criteria. Under normal conditions, this period corresponds to the third grade summer. Students who complete the mandatory internship are awarded with 4 ECTS credits.