Academic internships

 

External academic internships are educational activities that allow students to put their theoretical knowledge into practice and gain experience, improving skills and abilities that have been worked on throughout the degree. It also allows them to have the first contact with the world of work and can serve as a gateway to it.

For companies hosting interns allows them to detect new talent and contribute to the creation of university talent. 

The educational model of TecnoCampus studies is based on the pillars of the innovation, entrepreneurship and professionalization.

All the degrees taught are aimed at quality employment of students. At TecnoCampus we promote internships so that students can complete their studies with an external internship in a company. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Availability of students who have been trained in the university schools of the TecnoCampus, located in a technology and innovation park.
  • The chance to detect new talent 
  • Contribution towards training university talent.
  • The company publishes the offer and freely selects the student who is interested in the offer, we do not have exchange of CVs.

Companies that request extracurricular educational cooperation agreements or renewals of extracurricular agreements must pay the management fee for educational cooperation agreements of € 100 (+ VAT), approved by resolution of the General Directorate of TecnoCampus number 54 / 2019 which you can see here

However, the following exemptions will be made in the payment of the fee:

  • Companies that have a current lease agreement with the Tecnocampus Foundation or that have a current contract as a member of the TCM Pass collective.
  • Non-profit organizations and organizations.
  • Public administrations, entities and public bodies dependent on them.

In the event that the student unsubscribes from the educational cooperation agreement unilaterally during the first 15 days from the start of the internship, the previous fee will not be charged to the company.

  • Curricular internships: These are internships with academic recognition. The student must be enrolled in the internship subject. (These internships are subsidized by affiliation to Social Security and exemption from the payment of the management fee for educational cooperation agreements).
  • Extracurricular internships: These are internships without academic recognition but which provide experience. (These internships are not subsidized by affiliation to Social Security and must pay TecnoCampus the management fee for educational cooperation agreements).

Students enrolled inSchool of Social and Business Sciences (ESCSET) and thePolytechnic School (ESUPT). For internships at the School of Health Sciences (ESCST) you must contact the school directly at mromeu@tecnocampus.cat

You can check DegreesMasters and Postgraduate courses which are offered at TecnoCampus. 

  • Students of the School of Social and Business Sciences: students can start the internship when they have passed 30 ECTS of the degree (from the third term of the first year)
     
  • Students of the Polytechnic School: students can start the internship when they have passed 60 ECTS of the degree (all first year passed)
     
  • Students of the School of Health Sciences: for internships at the School of Health Sciences (ESCST) you must contact the school directly at mromeu@tecnocampus.cat

Internships at the Tecnocampus are not compulsorily remuneratedexcept Engineering studies(Industrial and Automatic Electronics, Mechanical Engineering and Management Computer Engineering and Information Systems).

In the event that the internships are remunerated (in any degree), the company establishes the remuneration to be received directly with the student (in concept of aid to studies) and makes the payment directly to the student. The aid has a minimum withholding tax of 2% and theobligation for the company to include students in the General Social Security Scheme (In the case of curricular internships, registration and settlement has a 100% Social Security bonus).


Reminder for internships in engineering studies: Remuneration cannot be less than € 6 / hour.

The dedication of the students participating in the agreement must be compatible with their studies. During the teaching period, it is usually not possible to exceed 20 hours per week.

ESUPT:

  • Degree in Interactive Applications and Video Games
  • Degree in Industrial and Automated Electronic Engineering
  • Degree in Computer Engineering for Management and Information Systems
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Degree in Audiovisual Media
  • Double Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Electronic Engineering 
    900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR. MAXIMUM 1800 HOURS THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE
     

ESCSET:

  • Degree in Tourism and Leisure Management
  • Double Degree in Business Administration and Innovation Management and Tourism and Leisure Management
    CURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: 500 HOURS THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE. 
    EXTRACURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: MAXIMUM 900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR
  • Degree in Business Administration and Innovation Management
  • Double Degree in Business Administration and Innovation Management and Marketing and Digital Communities
    CURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: 350 HOURS THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE. 
    EXTRACURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: MAXIMUM 900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR.
  • Degree in Logistics and Maritime Business
    CURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: 550 HOURS THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE.
    EXTRACURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: MAXIMUM 900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR.
  • Degree in Marketing and Digital Communities
    CURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: 300 HOURS THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE.
    EXTRACURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: MAXIMUM 900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR.
  • Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Postgraduate in Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • Postgraduate in Transmedia Projects
    EXTRACURRICULAR INTERNSHIPS: MAXIMUM 900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR.

The steps to follow to contact TecnoCampus students are:

  1. Register the company in the app TecnoCampus Talent Bag
  2. Submit the offer. We recommend it be attractive in order to capture the interest of students. Once the offer has been placed, within a maximum period of 5 working days and once validated by the academic coordinator, it will be validated and published in the app.
  3. Interested students will submit their application through the app.
  4. CVs can be consulted through the app and interviews can be arranged directly with the candidates.
  5. Once the student has been selected, the company must fill in the form to request the agreement found in the application, on the CREATE AGREEMENT tab.
  6. Within a maximum period of 5 working days, once the proposal has been validated by the academic leaders, the company will receive the PDF of the agreement to sign and return signed to the university. (The student is responsible for bringing the agreement to sign before beginning the internship).
  7. Once delivered to the university, within a maximum period of 5 working days, the student must collect from the PIE the two copies of the agreement signed by the school: one copy is for the student and the other has been to deliver to the company.

If you have a pre-selected candidate without having published an offer:

  1. Access or register the company on TecnoCampus Talent Bag
  2. NOTE: The student must also be registered on TecnoCampus Talent Bag
  3. The company will have to fill in the Data Collection, which you will find in the application, in the tab AGREEMENTS - CREATE AGREEMENTS.
  4. In the case of extracurricular agreements within a maximum period of 5 working days, once validated by the academic leaders, the company will receive the PDF of the agreement to be signed by both the company and the student, and send it to talent@tecocampus.cat. In the case of curricular agreements or with academic recognition, the term of 5 working days may be longer, as they will be approved as soon as the validation procedures in force are completed.

If the student has not reached the maximum of 900 hours of internship in the academic year, the renewal of the agreement can be requested. The steps to follow are:

1. Access TecnoCampus Talent Bag

2. The company must access the AGREEMENTS - MY AGREEMENTS tab.

3. Select the agreement you want to renew (SEE AGREEMENT - at the bottom you will find the tab to renew it)

4. In the case of extracurricular agreements within a maximum period of 5 working days, once validated by the academic leaders, the company will receive the PDF of the agreement to be signed by both the company and the student, and send it to talent@tecocampus.cat. In the case of curricular agreements or with academic recognition, the period of 5 working days may be longer, as they will be approved as soon as the validation procedures in force are completed.

The management fee for extracurricular agreements of € 100 + VAT also applies to renewals of agreements.  

You can request internship agreements throughout the academic year, but in holiday periods the deadlines are: 

CHRISTMAS: Deadline for applications is December 15th (Agreements with start date between on December 22 and January 14)

Closure of the service: From December 23 to January 6 (both included)

EASTER: Deadline for applications is March 20st (Agreements with start date between on March 26 and April 10)

Closure of the service: From March 28 to April 4 (both included)

SUMMER: Deadline for applications is July 17 (Agreements with start date between on July 23 and September 15)

Closure of the service: August

 

NOTE: Remember that no student can start an internship without having the educational cooperation agreement approved by the university. In no case will the university be responsible for applications received outside the established deadlines. 

It is very important that before requesting an Educational Cooperation Agreement or processing an internship offer, the information on the page is reviewed. Frequently Asked Questions 

IMPORTANT! Frequently asked questions

Important notice

Companies that apply for extracurricular educational cooperation agreements with a start date from 16 September 2019, must pay the management fee for educational cooperation agreements of € 100 (+ VAT), approved by resolution of the General Direction of the TecnoCampus number 54/2019 and that you can see here

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Exceptional measures due to COVID-19

We would like to inform you that given the latest information regarding outbreaks of COVID-19, the TecnoCampus is authorised to carry out internships through telework, in all those cases where possible.

We remind you that, if you need to stop the internship, the hours must be recovered before the end date of the agreement, or indicate the actual total hours that the student has done during the internship period.

In the event that you need to cancel the agreement, you must send us the completed cancellation procedure; you can download it here, in the section "How can I unsubscribe from an agreement". It must be sent by email to talentecnocampus.cat

Cancellations requested between 23 and 7 January, both inclusive, will be processed from 10 January. If you need to apply for Social Security cancellation, you can do so with the end date listed on the cancellation procedure.