Given the educational views of the Willem de Kooning Academy, a focus on professional practice is essential. In the practice-driven learning programmes of the Rotterdam Education Model (ROM), professional practice itself is the starting point for learning. Students learn how to deal with real issues in their future professions. This means that we will literally bring professional practice into the academy so students can work on real projects and assignments of companies and institutions. In addition to the whole design process, students will also become familiar with the required project skills and are monitored intensively.
For more information on our projects and activities, please contact our project coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The academy’s internship office acts as an intermediary between students and companies; the Fine Art & Design Teacher Training study programme has its own internship coordinator. Our External Affairs Office provides information and advice to students, tutors, supervisors, internship supervisors and companies offering internships. It develops the required materials such as the internship guide and contracts, and takes care of the paperwork. The most important task of the office and the work internship coordinator is to see to it that all the parties involved know what is expected of them, both before the start of and during the internship.
Every year, we invite professionals and students to exchange knowledge and experience during our Portfolio Evening, when students can discuss their portfolios with professionals from various fields.
For more information about our internships, please contact our internship coordinator email@example.com.