What are internships on business?
Time devoted to training activities in companies or public or private institutions (EIPP) supervised by the university, whose goalis to allow students to apply and complement the knowledge acquired in their academic training, favouring the acquisition of skills that prepare them for the exercise of professional activities, facilitate their employability and foster their capacity for entrepreneurship.
Types of practices
→ Extracurricular external academic internships (voluntary).
→ Curricular external academic internships for Degreesof CCAA and students of the Science Business Program.
→ Pose and solve qualitative and quantitative problems in the centre of workand researchthrough scientific hypotheses that can be empirically examined and that are based on available knowledge and theories.
→ Analyse and interpret dataand produce concrete reports and documents for EIPP.
→ Understand, critically analyse, discuss, write and present scientific arguments.
→ Plan, develop and evaluate experiments and use the techniques and instruments of experimentation in biology applied to PPE on laboratory.
→ In the corresponding cases, perform appropriately and safely in a laboratory, including the correct handling and disposal of waste.
→ Apply biological knowledge, concepts and theories to internship.
→ Apply ethics from a scientific perspective in the profession and in everyday life.
Internships at businessare regulated by RD 592/2014, therefore, we have to follow the current rules and regulationsfollowing certain obligations.
The studenthas two tutors: the businesstutor and the tutor academic tutor. The latter will authorise the stay internshipbefore processing the documentation.
The management is done through the Internship Service and employment and everything that is not managed through this service will not be valid.
All students enrolled in any of the Degreesscience courses at School. According to rules and regulationsin force, internships can be taken from 1st year, but Schoolsuggests and encourages students to start in 2nd year, having completed 50% of the credits and having covered certain minimum knowledge requirements.
They are mainly carried out in the summer months, without ruling out the academic yearin cases where the studentcan cope with it. The studentcan do as many internships as he/she wishes throughout the university Degree, and enrol if he/she is interested or not.
Internships can be national or international at any centre subjectas mentioned in point 1. Below are some examples by area:
research: CIMA CIBIR, CSIC, Biodonostia, CIC Biomagune, German Cancer Research, Vienna Biocenter, IDIVAL, CIMUS, Achucarro, MD Anderson Houston, FISEVI, Josep Carreras Foundation, CNIO, FINBA, Luxembourg Institute of Health, QIMR Berghofer, Quadram Institute,
laboratoryOsakidetza, Osasunbidea, Sergas, Eurofins, Megalab, Synlab, Vithas, Massachusetts General Hospital, Quirón, CUN, Clínica San Miguel, Hospital San Juan de Dios, H. 12 de Octubre.
Companies: Viscofan, CINFA, 3P Bio, L'Oreal, CNTA, Telum Therapeutics, Nucaps, Nulab, GSK, Rovi, Nim Genetics, Moderna, Janssen, Nuori Cosmetics, Laboratorios Leti, Laboratorios Puig, Bayer Healthcare, Heinz, CNTA, Michelin, Evolgene, Bioinnova, Accenture, Bosonit, Thermofisher Scientific, CIMA Labs.
Universities: UPNA, UCM, UAM, UPV, Campus Straubing, U. Luxemburg, O. Oxford, U. Antwerp, U. Portsmouth, U. Manoa-Hawaii, U. California, U.Tec. Indoamericana de Ecuador, U. Chile, U. Buenos Aires, Eastern Washington University, Curtin University, Harvard Medical School, Kings College London, Queen's University of Belfast, Rockefeller University.
Sustainability and MA: VW , CSIC, Mancomunidad Montejurra, Gamesa, Repsol, Acciona, Natuwa-Costa Rica, Adventure Volunteer, Bios CV,INTIA, Gan-nik, Government of Navarra, Aspen Walley Wildlife Sanctuary (Rosseau), Factor CO2, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève, Zoo de Barcelona, Faunia.
The total hours of the placement are to be agreed between studentand the centre. For the enrollmentinternship at businessit will be as follows.
→ 75 h=3 credits
→ 150h=6 credits
→ 225h=9 credits
If the studentdoes more hours, he/she will not be able to take more credits. Those extra hours will be for their own benefit, thus completing their trainingas professional experience.
How to do an internship?
B.- Search on my own: accompanied by a professional delegate . Through the Internship manager and employment assigned on your School you can take quotation from career guidance to help you focus your search staff based on your tastes and interests.
If you get place in any of the two modalities you have to notify the Internship Service and employment to formalize the documentation. It will be the academic tutor who will validate the stay internship before managing the documentation.
→ Internship at business is a subjectelective subject , therefore, studentwill be able to enrol in the regular period of enrollment(June or July).
→ Those internships that do not coincide with the workFin de Degree(TFG) will be enrolled. Check this before enrolling to avoid problems in the future.
→ deadline for un-enrolment: first week of the course
→ assessmentProfessor Rafael Miranda is the manager of the subject and will be the one to evaluate it. To do so, he will take into account the evaluations of the tutors and the report submitted by the student through his own questionnaire of assessment. The grade will appear in the transcript at the end of May/beginning of June.
→ The closing and management of documentation of the stay internship will be managed through the Internship Service and employment, supervised by its manager of Internships and employment, Cristina Ibiricu Ochoa.
Any stay internship to be carried out must be notified to the Internship Service and employment to process the following:
Annex to agreement: it is the document that gathers all the information of the stay internshipgiving the insurance policywith the insurance of RC and accidents in favour of the student. This document must be signed by the businessand the student before the start of the stay. It is the formal commitment to carry out the stay, so the studentwill not be able to renounce to carry out the stay except in case of force majeure.
→ The tutors will make a assessmentof internship program.
→ The studentwill make a assessmentof their internship and must attach a scanned reportand certificatein a single document.
Internships are not remunerated, except for centres that expressly wish to grant some subjectof financial aidto the student (contribution to positionof the business).
Who are we?
assessmentof the subject
department of Environmental Biology