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Six students from School of Sciences participate in the Leonardo Scholarship Program

The internships, managed by the Foundation business University of Navarra, will be carried out in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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14/10/13 13:22 Laura Latorre

Six students from the University of Navarra 's School of Sciences 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 beneficiaries, four from biology and two from Chemistry, will carry out 26-week internships in companies in the United Kingdom (5) and Ireland (1): National Physical Laboratory, National History Museum, The James Hutton Institute, NHS Lothian, Eurofins Agroscience Services and Conway Institute.

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.