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INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS

  • INOV Contacto International Internships offers your company young graduates up to the age of 29 who are looking for their first job and willing to work abroad. The INOV Contacto team handles the selection and brokers contacts with these highly qualified graduates. In addition, has set up an online networking platform to allow past and current participants to keep in touch and share knowledge as well as to encourage partnerships between companies. INOV Contacto was first introduced in 1997, has accomplished more than 5 800 internships among over 1200 companies all over the world.


    This Program is managed by AICEP Portugal Global, a government agency, focused in encouraging the best foreign companies to invest in Portugal and contribute to the success of Portuguese companies abroad in their internationalization processes or export activities.

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    Application

  • 2

    Selection

  • 3

    Matching

  • 4

    Internship

Highly qualified & motivated human capital



Can i apply

If your organization wants to welcome an INOV Contacto intern it must ensure the following requirements:

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    Develop a solid plan

    detailing tasks for all stages of the intership.

  • 2

    Appoint an internship supervisor

    to assure effective monitoring and guarantee compliance with the intership Plan and with all the formalities inherent to it.

  • 3

    Provide a workstation

    with all the necessary equipment namely a computer, acess to an internet service and e-mail.

  • 4

    Provide necessary support

    to address any additional or unpredictable situation.



Application - How it works

Applications are made exclusively online.
On the application form you must provide the intership plan which should include:

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  • Place

  • Department

  • Role area

  • Task plan

  • Schedule

Selection

Host entities are selected based on: quality of the internship plan, flexibility capacity, and degree of commitment.

QUALITY OF THE INTERNSHIP PLAN

Coherence and relevance of the internship plan for the objectives of the INOV Contacto program and contribution to the enhancement of the intern's skills.

FLEXIBILITY CAPABILITY

Capability to operate via remote work.

COMMITMENT

Previous collaboration with AICEP Portugal Global and the INOV Contacto program and availability to hire the intern at the end of the internship.

Matching

Through an effective way of processing offers we try to guarantee that applicants will get the best possible result available to them and the company. The INOV Contacto will provide the identification of the best profile of the candidate suitable for the internship plan that includes a pre-curricular validation by the host entity.

THE INTERNSHIP

STRUCTURE

CAMPUS (3 to 5 days) - Intensive seminar on International practices organized by AICEP in collaboration with a Portuguese university. At CAMPUS, the intern will learn about the country and the host organization he/she will be placed;

INTERNSHIP IN PORTUGAL - Initial and optional training period in the entity premises;

INTERNSHIP ABROAD - Training period abroad lasting up to 6 months;

CLOSING SESSION (1 day) - A gathering where interns share their experiences with each other and AICEP delivers the Internship Certificate with their final assessment.

CONDITIONS AND BENEFITS

AICEP pays directly to the interns the following items

A monthly internship grant throughout the entire internship period;

A monthly accommodation allowance only during the internship period abroad (based on the ONU cost of living index);

A meal allowance in Portugal and abroad;

A workman’s compensation insurance in Portugal and abroad;

A worldwide personal accident insurance during the internship period abroad;

A health insurance during the internship period abroad;

Round trip to the internship location by plane and/or other public transportation in economic class.

Click to see the Internal Regulation, Internship Protocol and table of grants.

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International Awards

European Enterprise Promotion

First Prize in the category " Building Entrepreneurial Skills"

Case Study European Programs 2015-2016

Best Pratices European Social Fund 2013

Best Pratices Creative Industry Report 2010

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