CONTRACT: The CSE Entrepreneurship Program Agreement
- The CSE Entrepreneurship Program is an opportunity for student entrepreneurs to work as interns in their own CSE approved start-up company. The objective is to give students the opportunity to work on new innovative ideas and business models, and to apply entrepreneurship and innovation theory in practice.
- Student entrepreneurs, who have been accepted to the CSE Proof Program, can apply for the CSE Internship Program.
- The program is full time work (equivalent to a 37 hours work week; 7 hours work on the academic report and 30 hours work on the student entrepreneur’s own start-up company).
- The CSE Entrepreneurship Program runs for a minimum of 3 months and max 6 months.
- During the CSE Entrepreneurship Program the student will be working from the CSE every weekday between 8 AM to 5 PM
CSE Internship Supervisor Role and Assignments
- The CSE Internship Supervisor is educated within business development.
- The student will meet once a week for one hour during the program period with the CSE Internship Supervisor.
- The CSE Internship Supervisor has to be approved by the CSE Program Manager.
- It is the CSE Internship Supervisors’ role to discuss the proposed innovation, business model(s), problem area and challenges in applying theory in practise at a professional and academic level.
Industry Mentor Role and Assignments
- The CSE staff will match the industry mentor with the student entrepreneur(s).
- The mentor is selected from the CSE mentor corps network
- The student will meet with the mentor for two hours four times during the CSE Entrepreneurship Program.
- It is the mentor’s role to discuss the proposed innovation, business model(s), problem area and challenges in applying theory in practice at a professional and academic level.
- It is the students’ responsibility to contact the study board at their CBS program and get the approval for the CSE Entrepreneurship Program.
- The Internship process expectations have to be aligned and accepted by the CSE Internship Supervisor and the student.
- It is the student’s responsibility to be prepared for all meetings with both the CSE Internship Supervisor and the Industry Mentor. This means that the student is responsible for preparing the weekly agenda including topic, problem area, action plan, and challenges, in order for the student to document the process of the internship period.
- The student is obliged to draft a reflection paper (an agenda summery) after each meeting with the CSE Internship Supervisor and the Industry Mentor containing reflections on the agenda, learning objectives, new action plan etc. The Reflection paper is attached to the Internship Report as an appendix.
- The student must conform to the CSE Internship Supervisors and the Mentors time schedule.
- If the student falls sick during the program period, the student must show a medical statement from their doctor.
Date & Signature
The CSE Program Manager
Date & Signature
The Student Entrepreneur(s)