The Study Of Factors Affecting The Intention Of Selecting An Internship Programme Of Management Faculty Undergraduates In Sri Lankan State Universities
  • Author(s): U. L. Herat ; A. A. S. S. GUNASEKERA
  • Paper ID: 1701778
  • Page: 69-76
  • Published Date: 13-12-2019
  • Published In: Iconic Research And Engineering Journals
  • Publisher: IRE Journals
  • e-ISSN: 2456-8880
  • Volume/Issue: Volume 3 Issue 6 December-2019
Abstract

An internship is an educational in an environment providing field application of a student?s theoretical lecture hall learning. Through an internship program, university undergraduates are expecting to obtain a proper knowledge as well as a good experience for their career life. For that purpose, they need to select the best internship places.In that case it is important to consider the different factors which can affect the intention of internship programme of undergraduates in Sri Lankan state universities. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to test a research model for investigating the factors influencing the intention of selecting an internship programme. The research model incorporated factors such as organization reputation, ability to gain knowledge and experience, ability to cover professional article and attractive allowance as independent variables. The survey questionnaire was distributed to a sample of 353 third year management undergraduates in Sri Lankan State universities. The stratified random sampling was the method used for the selection of the respondents to the sample. Data analysis was carried out by applying the regression analysis. The finding widened the knowledge of the complex relationships among variables concerned indicating that Organization?s reputation, Ability to gain knowledge and experience, Ability to cover professional articles and Attractive allowance positively related to the intention of selecting an internship programme.

Keywords

Ability to cover professional articles, Ability to gain knowledge and experience, Attractive allowance, Intention of selecting an internship programme. Organizations reputation.

Citations

IRE Journals:
U. L. Herat , A. A. S. S. GUNASEKERA "The Study Of Factors Affecting The Intention Of Selecting An Internship Programme Of Management Faculty Undergraduates In Sri Lankan State Universities" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 6 2020 Page 69-76

IEEE:
U. L. Herat , A. A. S. S. GUNASEKERA "The Study Of Factors Affecting The Intention Of Selecting An Internship Programme Of Management Faculty Undergraduates In Sri Lankan State Universities" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(6)