The INOV Contact Program - International Internships for Young People - is a project that aims to support the training of young people with a higher qualification in an international context, as well as to allow the transmission of information among the participants in the Program through an informal network of knowledge and a growing network of international contacts: networkcontacto.
It is an initiative promoted, managed and executed by AICEP, and supported by the European Union / ESF / POISE inserted in the National Plan for the Implementation of a Youth Guarantee.
Applications are intended for young people who meet the Mandatory Requirements described. Applications will be accepted in all academic courses included in the Application Form, although the areas of training in Management / Economics, Marketing, Engineering (Civil, Mechanics, Biology / Biotechnology, Industrial) and Information Technology / Networks / Telecommunications (Including Applied Mathematics, Computer Engineering and related) because they are those that show greater demand on the part of the host entities.
For the candidates coming from the courses of Information Technologies, the interest and experience in the area of networks (networking), its international certification as well as technical knowledge in networks (routing and switching), namely in the area of security, is valued.
INOV Contacto is open to Portuguese and foreign entities. Portuguese companies with structures in Foreign Markets, Multinational companies, Non-Governmental Organizations and Multilateral Organizations.
The entities interested in hosting trainees under this project should have a clearly defined internationalization strategy and comply with legally defined requirements.