trainership principles

Trainership Principles

ARTICLE I. The KTU Sürmene Faculty of Marine Sciences, Fisheries Technology, and Engineering Department organizes internships for students to complete professional practices and to prepare them for their professional responsibilities..

ARTICLE II. Students in the The KTU Sürmene Faculty of Marine Sciences, Fisheries Technology, and Engineering Department complete their internships under the following guidelines.

  1. Internships will take place outside the academic year.
  2. At least 30 days prior to the start date of the internship, students must complete and submit the Compulsory Internship Form, which they will receive from the Department Secretariat.
  3. There will be two groups of internships, each lasting at least 10 days.

          The first group internship lasts for 20 days, and the students who participate in it must have finished the first four semesters.

          The students who will participate in the second group internship must have finished the sixth semester. The internship will last 40 days.

           The first and second group internships ought to last at least 60 working days.

  1. Five days per week shall be accepted for internships completed in public institutions and six days per week for those completed in private businesses when evaluating internship periods. For internships on fishing boats, the entire week will be taken into account.   

ARTICLE III. Students in The KTU Sürmene Faculty of Marine Sciences, Fisheries Technology, and Engineering Department complete their internships in the designated order. Which group of internships took place will be noted in the internship dossier.

ARTICLE IV. Students who want to sit for the Restricted Watchkeeping Officer exam must complete the maritime internships required by the Seafarers Regulation using the maritime internship book they will receive from the Department secretariat following graduation and certify that they did so in accordance with the approved internship book while on board the ship.

ARTICLE V. Documents to be prepared by students who will do internship.

a) The KTU Registrar's Office is where you may pick up the internship book.

b) The institution where the internship was started must submit a letter during the first week of the internship period with the notation "He has started to do his internship" in order for the internship to be considered valid.

c) One of the members of the traineeship committee will authorize the internship registry slip when it has been completed, a photograph attached, and it has been received from the department secretariat. The Internship Registry Slip will be approved by the unit supervisor at the conclusion of the internship and delivered in a sealed envelope by hand or by mail to the department head of fisheries technology engineering.

ARTICLE VI. The texts referring to the work completed on the pages in the internship files that provide explanations must be written in the third person and use appropriate grammar. Photographs will be used to introduce the internship environment. Simple explanations and one-sentence remarks will not be accepted; detailed explanations of daily activities will be required.

ARTICLE VII. Within 15 days of the start of the term, internship paperwork must be turned in to the Fisheries Technology Engineering Department.

ARTICLE VIII. The Fisheries Technology Engineering Traineeship Commission will determine whether or not the internships are appropriate and sufficient.

Within the scope of bilateral agreements, students from our department are able to complete one or two semesters of additional study at a university abroad. To recently, many students have been able to study abroad for one or two semesters thanks to bilateral agreements that have been reached with a number of universities in Romania, Hungary, Slovenia, and Poland. Additionally, our department's students can complete an internship abroad. Our students can continue their one-year studies at another Turkish institution through the Farabi program. In addition, our students will have the opportunity to continue their education for one or two semesters at universities outside of the EU as part of the recently established Mevlana Program.