Beneficiaries of the Improve yourself – ARCCA project, run by the University of Bucharest in partnership with S.C. Campus Facilities S.R.L., had a summer full of internships. Thus, the students took part, within the organizations that expressed their availability, in personalized internship programs, specially designed for their needs.
Either in companies such as Depanero, Paleologu Foundation, Apex Alliance (Hilton Garden Inn Hotel), Avanti Union or Campus Facilities, or within public institutions such as APIA, the National Center for Cartography or the National Research Development Institute for Geology and Marine Geo-ecology and not only, the students at the University of Bucharest carried out professional internships and got in touch with the work environment, with the employees and with the opportunities offered by the labor market in Romania.
Moreover, the whole project contributes to the permanent collaboration between the university and the labor market, to the promotion of internships carried out in the university environment strictly focused on the real needs of companies that want to hire graduates, so as to reduce the time spent on “trial periods”, to increase the target group’s motivation to find a job as a result of access to learning activities at a potential job.
The general objective of the project (POCU/626/6/13/133309), co-financed from the European Social Fund through the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020, Priority Axis 6, Investment Priority 10.iv, Specific Objective 6.13, Call Name “Internships for students”, Less developed regions, Call Code POCU/626/6/13, is to increase the degree of employment for 322 students enrolled in higher education in the South-East, South-Muntenia, South-West Oltenia, Northeast and Center Regions.
In addition, the project also aims to carry out information campaigns with the objective of increasing awareness and promoting the importance of workplace learning programs, career plan competitions with 322 career plans of students participating in internships or carrying out Award gala for the winners of the “Job Scholarship” competition and the awarding of 200 students based on the methodology of conducting and awarding the competition, unique at the level of the project.More information on the Improve yourself project – ARCCA! – POCU/626/6/13/133309 and all the objectives aimed at its implementation can be accessed here.