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81 university students will carry out international internships as part of the Leonardo scholarship program

The stays have been managed by the Foundation business University of Navarra.

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conference of previous preparation at the University
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11/10/13 15:35 Rosario Mancini

81 university students will participate in the Leonardo da Vinci scholarship program, Prograd VIII, managed through Fundación business University of Navarra. The Leonardo scholarships, awarded by the Autonomous Organization for European Educational Programs, are aimed at recent graduates seeking their first international work experience.

The participants come mainly from degrees related to architecture, science, Economics, law, communication and engineering. The beneficiaries will carry out 26-week internships in companies in European Union countries such as: Deloitte in Belgium; Bristol Myers Squibb and National Physical Laboratory in the United Kingdom; Fraunhofer in Germany; OECD and Lattitude 48º in France; REM PRO in Latvia; Thomson Reuters in Poland; Rome Reports in Italy or Agencia EFE in Switzerland; among others.

goal In order to prepare the participants and to ensure that they make the most of their stay, the beneficiaries have participated in a preparatory course at the University of Navarra, conference .

In this meeting, the university students have attended sessions related to living conditions and work in Europe, development of international professional competences, human resources and digital identity. The preparatory conference have ended with an overall positive evaluation from the Leonardo program participants.