INOV Contacto is an international internship program promoted by AICEP, Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency that provides highly qualified and motivated interns to support the internationalization of your company.
6 months internships
Highly qualified & motivated human capital
What we offer
Degree in Management, Marketing, Engineering, ICT/High Tech, Tourism
Architecture, Design, Human Resources, Law, Communication, Sociology, Psychology, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Agriculture, among many others.
Fluency in English
And other languages like Spanish, French or Mandarin.
What we look for in a host entity
Companies located outside of Portugal
Strong internship plan
That bring added value to the host entity and to the intern
Ability to follow up and evaluate the intern
By appointing a local coordinator, as well as ensuring the intern’s integration with the local team
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Conditions for host entities’ admission
Contribution for the intern's qualification and professional development.
Clearly defined internationalization strategy.
Availability to integrate the trainee post internship.
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What they say about us
"LIG Biowise is very satisfied with the program and found it mutually beneficial both, for intern and the company. The main advantage for LIG Biowise is a provision of skilled intern specifically for involvement in the research work, which provide quality data and results for future development and optimisation. Well organised and efficient program beneficial for the interns and providers with perfectly matching the intern's skills and provider's requirements. 6-months period is sufficient for the company to provide necessary training and for the intern to have significant impact on R&D work."
LIG Biowise Ltd., Manchester, United Kingdom
"The program’s particular usefulness and success comes from the combination of offering young professionals an international experience in a safe environment, while at the same time exposing institutions to the particular skills and assets of Portuguese youth. A great aspect of the program is the excellent selection process and preliminary preparation of the interns. The World Bank has participated in several editions of the program and the interns were always prepared and demonstrated high level fitting in the organization. We greatly appreciate the value of INOV Contacto program."
Max Thabiso Edkins
World Bank Group, Washington DC, EUA
"I am very satisfied with the program and I am considering opening more positions to receive more candidates in the future. I think the program helps to improve candidate professional and personal skills in order to become more employable."
Lorenzo de Bartolomeis
Lorenzo de Bartolomeis Design, Milan, Italy
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