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The University and Innomedyx sign an internship agreement for science students agreement

María Padilla (Bioq 17) will be the first graduate of the University to join the company with the Initiation to Business Program. business

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(From left to right): Pedro Valenzuela, General Manager of Innomedyx; María Padilla, graduate of Biochemistry ; Tomás Gómez Acebo, Vice President of Alumni; Rosa Valenzuela, general director of Innomedyx; Cristina Martínez, career manager of School of Sciences; Luis Montuenga, Dean of School of Sciences; Roberto Cabezas, director of Career Services; and María José Calasanz, director of CIMA LAB Diagnostics. PHOTO: Manuel Castells
01/08/17 14:31 Laura Juampérez

The University of Navarra and Innomedyxa research center translational biotechnology and health company, have signed an internship agreementagreement that will enable the incorporation of students from School of Sciences in this company.

María Padilla, a former student of Biochemistry , will be the first student of the University of Navarra to join the Innomedyx team, research center Translational in biotechnology and health. She is very excited because she will be working in Valencia, her homeland and where her family is.

Maria, who will start in September with the Program of Initiation to business offered by the University (PIE), says she is looking forward to "start from scratch and grow in Innomedyx": "I would like to learn about different fields, such as business or marketing, and, at the same time, be able to put on internship the knowledge in scientific topics learned during the degree program".

Cristina Martínez, Career Manager at School in Science, remembers when she met "one of the most restless students at School". Maria was a sophomore at Degree at Biochemistry and had just gotten her first internship at research center. From then on, she took advantage of the summers to discover the different employment opportunities programs she could apply for in the future.

María set herself a very clear professional goal , pre-selected a series of companies to approach and she succeeded," says Cristina Martínez. Seeing her career path up close, accompanying her on her professional development , guiding her in the world of work and discovering that she found work on her own merits makes my work as Career Manager worthwhile".

An internship agreement

The agreement internship agreement signed by the University of Navarra and Innomedyx will enable the incorporation of students from School of Sciences in the Valencian company.

"Young professionals bring new ideas, enthusiasm and university knowledge, which are very positive values for the team and make it possible to continue the commitment to innovation," says Innomedyx director Rosa Valenzuela.

Innovation, commitment and creativity are some of the values that Innomedyx is committed to, recalls the CEO: "Students bring a lot to the table and we want them to grow professionally and develop their skills during their time with the company.

Also, next November 9, Innomedyx will participate in the forum of employment 'Autumn Career Forum 2017', organized by Career Services with the goal to bring together students and leading companies in the biosanitary sector.