Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

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

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 must fill in the Data Collection, which you will find in the application, in the AGREEMENTS - CREATE AGREEMENT tab.
  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.  

The company is the one that selects the student to do internships. The company can carry out the selection process it deems appropriate in order to select the candidate that best suits its needs.   

  • Curricular internships: These are internships that form part of the student's curriculum, ie they give recognition of ECTS. In order for the internship to be curricular, it is essential to be enrolled in the internship subject.
     
  • Extracurricular internships: These are practices that do not recognise ECTS but do bring experience.

Hourly dedication must be compatible with studies. During the teaching period, it is usually not possible to exceed 20 hours per week.

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

ESUPT

900 HOURS PER ACADEMIC YEAR:

  • 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

SKETCH

  • 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.

Yes, when students do not have classes they will be able to do more than 20 hours a week, up to a maximum of 40 hours a week. 

Internships at TecnoCampus are not compulsorily remunerated, except in engineering degrees where the minimum price is € 6 / hour.

Although not mandatory, a minimum financial aid of € 5 / hour is recommended for all grades. 

The aid has a minimum withholding tax of 2% and the obligation for the company to include students in the General Social Security Scheme, as indicated in RD 1493/2011 of 24 October (In the case of of curricular internships, affiliation and settlement has a 100% bonus to Social Security).

Any questions that may arise regarding the withholding and how to apply it must be consulted directly with the Tax Agency and/or the Social Security.

Yes, as long as the internship is remunerated, students must be registered with the Social Security, as indicated in RD 1493/2011 of 24 October and contribute for them in the concepts of common and professional contingencies.

Its income will be carried out applying the contribution rules corresponding to the training and learning contracts established in the respective General State Budget Law and in its rules of application and development.

In the case of curricular internships, registration with Social Security is subsidised. 

The company is responsible for registering the student with Social Security and they must request a specific contribution account code from the Social Security Treasury.

No, despite being registered with Social Security, unemployment benefits are excluded.

Contributions are paid for:

  • Common contingencies
  • Professional contingencies

Contributions are NOT paid for:

  • Unemployment benefit
  • Wage Guarantee Fund
  • Vocational training

Holidays or days off must be agreed between the company or institution and the student. With regard to exams, tutorials and other academic activities, as internships must be fully compatible with the studies, students have the right to attend. For a medical visit, the student is allowed the necessary time for the visit.

Once the degree is over academic internships cannot be done, as they lose student status. An agreement can only be formalized if you re-enroll in another degree and meet the established academic requirements for internships. 

In the case of theESCSET (Business School), no two agreements can be formalised at the same time, the student can only be in one company.

In the case of theESUPT (Polytechnic School), if authorised by the academic internship coordinator, a student may do internships at two companies at once, as long as it is compatible with the studies and the maximum hourly dedication is not reached.

Students are covered for accident, illness or family misfortune benefits for school insurance. In the case of students over the age of 28, it will be necessary for them to take out private insurance to cover the benefits relating to these contingencies.

If thestudent feels unwell and they are unable to go to work, they must notify their immediate boss of their absence. The student must present a doctor's note if absent for two days. Hours not worked will not need to be recovered.

The student may not miss more than two days without presenting a MEDICAL DISCHARGE issued by the corresponding GP.

If you have medical leave, the student will have to communicate to the person in charge of their indisposition due to illness, and will have to present a doctor's note.

Once the period of illness has ended, you will have to bring the confirmation reports (if you have any) and the medical discharge that is also issued by the GP and go back to work the next day. 

If the student has been making contributions for 180 days in the last 5 years, he/she will be entitled to receive Temporary Disability. The monthly salary will be paid by the National Social Security Institute and the corresponding bases will be applied:

  • For the first three days nothing will be paid.
  • From the 4th to the 20th the company will pay 60% of the regulatory base.
  • From the 21st to the medical discharge (maximum 18 months), social security pays 75% of the regulatory base.

If the student does not reach the minimum number of days contributed, he will not receive any salary during the time he is on medical leave, but he will not have to recover the hours not worked.

In any case, the company must continue to contribute during the period of non-attendance of the student. 

If you want to terminate an approved agreement, you must send the following documentation to talent@tecnocampus.cat:

Students of the School of Social and Business Sciences Low

Students of the Polytechnic School - Low

Registration is indefinite. It has no expiry date.

Yes, to do so, it can be processed on the Talent Exchange app. The "Profile" tab has an "Unsubscribe" option. You can also request to send an e-mail to the address talent@tecnocampus.cat 

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