Social and Civic internship as a 2 ECTS part of the thesis work preparation. SOC internship shall be completed under the supervision of the industrial or research partner and mentored by the LPRC and EFG fellows. The SOC internship will depend on the specialty of the thesis topic, associating it with sustainability and social responsibility goals. These competences will be important during their professional career to solve social issues related to social license to operate, manage complex organizational tasks which appear very often in mineral exploration field campaigns. Results of the SOC internship will be summarized in the few-pages EIT chapter of the thesis work. The SOC internship contributes to better value judgements, better understanding of sustainability issues, and behaving accordingly, as well as to leadership and intercultural skills.