LFE

Profile of the Leipzig Research Center
for Early Child Development (LFE)

On this site M.Sc. Early Childhood Research Students find important information about the Module M6: Research Internship.
In case of further questions please contact the internship coordinator Anne Sibilsky.

Procedure & Most Important Facts

1) Find an Internship Institution

  • The institution provides a supervising researcher with diploma/M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent university degrees
  • The institution deals with early childhood research
  • The internship should only partly contain help- and routine work
  • See List of Previous Internship Institutions for suggestions

2) Submit the Internship Agreement

  • The student submits the Internship Agreement in paper form to the internship coordinator
  • The internship coordinator reviews the institution and gives approval

3) Internship

  • The scope of the internship are 225 hours (min. 6 weeks: 37.5h/week)
  • The internship can be done after the examination period of the 1st semester and should be completed before the registration of the master thesis

4) Submit Internship Report & Institution’s Confirmation & Informed Consent

  • Not later than 4 weeks after the internship the student submits the internship report, an internship confirmation of the institution and the completed form Informed Consent in paper form to the internship coordinator
  • The internship report consists of 5-10 pages (Arial/Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing). In the report the student documents and reflects on the internship, her/his learning processes, acquired skills and how to apply these skills in further studies. Please use the provided template:Internship Report.
  • The internship report is signed by the student

5) Official pass of module M6

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List of Previous Internship Institutions

Note: * means that the report of an previous intern at the institution is accessible on request in the internship coordinator’s office.

  • Uppsala University | Babylab (Uppsala/Sweden) *
  • Universitätsklinik für Hör-, Stimm- und Sprachstörungen (Innsbruck/Austria) *
  • Department of Developmental Psychology | University Göttingen (Göttingen/Germany) *
  • Dalhousie University | School of Human Communication Disorders (Halifax/Canada) *
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • University of Bern | Institute for Psychology, Department Developmental Psychology (Bern/Switzerland) *
  • Early Childhood Innovation Network (Georgetown University/USA) *
  • Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development (Berlin/Germany) *
  • Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (Leipzig/Germany) *
  • Max-Planck-Institute for the Science of Human History (Research stay in Vanuatu) *
  • Leipzig University | Educational Psychology *
  • Leipzig University | Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development *
  • Leipzig University | Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development (Research stay in Sambia) *
  • Leipzig University | Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development (Research stay in Serbia) *