The aim of this European Leonardo Da Vinci project is to improve
the quality of workplace training in industries in Europe.

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1.1 Internship Supervisor Job Description


As an internship supervisor your task is to introduce, accompany and coach the trainees in their work area.


You are the contact person and intermediary for the trainees, for the internship coordinator and the colleagues at the work place with regard to the evolution and the contents of the training period. The positive evolution of the internship depends very much on your support.

You can read about the advantages of an internship project for your company in Benefits of a European Internship Project (Belgium).


Read the Checklist – The Job of an Internship Supervisor and see what is applicable in your situation.


  • Supervisor as a person in charge of the introduction of the trainee
  • Supervisor as a supporter of the trainee’s learning process
  • Supervisor as an assessor of the trainee’s performance
  • Supervisor as a cultural interpreter
  • Supervisor as a role model
  • Working as a colleague                                                                                                   Read more>>


Acting as a contact person does not mean that you solve personal problems of the trainees.

Always remain neutral and objective!