Aim of the study is to determine the perception of internship on the students studying at undergraduate level. The factors affecting students' perception of internship and applicable precautions and recommendations towards those factors in the form of suggestions are aimed to put forward at the end of the research. Descriptive study type was used in the research. Suitable to the type of study, an evaluation of secondary data was conducted and based on the results, a questionnaire was created. Before we applied the questionnaire to the sample, it had been done pre-test to 40 people. Thus, some changes have been done in the questionnaire. These questionnaire forms were distributed to the students of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Faculty of Tourism who did their internships in 2013-2014 Academic Year. 155 questionnaires from 176 were filled out and turned back. In the research; frequency analysis of the demographic characteristics, reliability analysis (Cronbach Alpha), factor analysis, T-test were used. According to the findings, well-trained employees are beneficial to competition in tourism on both global and national levels. It is also stated that having well-trained and qualified personnel is especially important to Tourism sector and managements in this sector in terms of competition. Students were found satisfied at a large percentage when their average for internship satisfaction was examined. In addition, both friend advice and career days were found to be effective in finding internship place.
Undergraduate Students, Internship, Perception