Final Report Guidelines
Final Report Guidelines

Final Report:

The Colleges have no hard rules about the format and style of the final Report. However, it is important that the following is observed:
  1. Quality is more important than Quantity. A precise 25-page Report that captures the major points well is more impressive than a recycled 60-page report that does not clearly show the student's contribution.
  2. Be precise. The Report should include the main reasons WHY the topic was chosen, what is hoped to be achieved, and the conclusions drawn from the experience.
  3. Incorporation of your Sponsoring Company Training into the Report. Very often the final submitted Report seems to be composed of two totally unrelated parts – one dealing with what happened at the company, and the next being a Technical Report. Try to "tie" the two together, by identifying what have been the major issues you observed during your formal training that supported the relevant theories that you took at PMU, or disproved them. This would make your training analysis more realistic and showed that you are aware of broader issues.
  4. Please quote references where appropriate and try to widen your bibliography to beyond a few casual internet searches. Our library is rich in books and journals.

Helpful Tips For Writing A Good Internship Report

  1. Make sure to follow the coop report format and contents outlines below.
  2. Make sure that you write your report to be understood by a layman and not your advisor.
  3. Proofread your report before submission. Make sure it is free of spelling and grammatical errors.
  4. Whenever possible try to avoid the use of the first pronoun (i.e., “I” and “We”) throughout your report.
  5. Any paragraph should have at least two sentences.
  6. Avoid having orphan lines at the end of pages. You cannot have a title at the very end of the page. In addition, you need to have at least two lines of a paragraph at the end of every page.