Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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Data analytics for business

Internships offer students an invaluable chance to access the world of work in order to experience and apply the concepts learned in university and to evaluate their real motivation when stepping into a professional role.

An internship represents an opportunity for professional and personal growth and enhances the student’s study curriculum as it is integrative to individual study and the university learning process.

They can be seen as a moment of experimentation, a way to try out a particular career which enables students to see the connection between knowledge acquired at university and how it is applied in a particular organisation.

Since the University understands how important internships are, they are now included in most of its academic programmes as credit-bearing activities.

The number of credits and how they are assigned varies according to the regulations of the individual Faculties and Degree programmes.

The project internship is a work-related experience in organisations (companies and institutions) which offer an opportunity to approach the job market and enhance the learning progress. 

The content of the internship must be consistent with the educational objectives of the MSc program the student is enrolled in.

The University considers this experience as integral part of the learning process, together with of lectures and individual study.


  • Prof. Giuseppe Scaratti
  • Prof.ssa Roberta Paroli

Internship Tutor

Mario Daniele
Data Analytics, Economics, Marketing & Communication
Office hours: Monday 14.30 (previous reservation is required)
Internship Tutor office (‘Aula Tutor tirocinio’), Via Lanzone 32 (Passaggio Gnomo)

Specific details

Minimum duration: 3 months
The project internship is included as one of the applied knowledge skills indicated in the Faculty Guide and is not mandatory.
Once the internship is approved and the eligibility of the student verified, the Faculty assigns 8 credits and an evaluation with grades on a scale of 30.

Delivery of final report, assessment by the company tutor and monthly register: details and forms available on the Blackboard platform.
Internship request forms: the request procedure must be completed on iCatt platform by  September 30th of each academic year.

The requirements for application are two: GPA equal to, or higher than, 26/30 and, at least, 40 credits assigned at the time of submission.

Application procedure

The internship can be activated following the procedure published on the university STEP portal; the approval of the “subject facilitator” professor, contacted through the tutor, is mandatory. Within the STEP portal, the student will be required to select the tutor indicated in point 2 (not the “subject facilitator” professor).

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