These are internships carried out by those who have obtained a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree with the start of activities within 12 months of obtaining the degree. This type of internship may not last fewer than 2 months and more than 12 months. This type of internship requires the Host Organisation to pay an indemnity for participation in accordance with the relevant regional regulations. Finally, it provides for the obligation on the part of the Host Organisation to communicate the start/start/suspension/interruption of the internship through UNILAV/COB (Compulsory Communication).
How to activate an extracurricular internship
The trainee can identify the institution/company in which to carry out the internship both through the advertising service managed by the Career Service Office in collaboration with Almalaurea, and through external and personal channels. For all traineeships, regardless of the way in which they have been identified, institutions/companies and trainees must follow the same procedure, which is outlined in the document that you can download here.
University tutors, participation fees, duration and certification of skills
The university tutor is chosen by the university during the approval phase and, in accordance with the law, has the task of ensuring the success of the training experience of the internship, be a reference for the trainee during the course of the internship and prepare the individual dossier and certification at the end of the activities.
For extracurricular traineeships in Lombardy, the amount of the participation allowance/expense refund is as follows:
- €500.00 per month, gross of any tax, reduced to €400 per month in the event of the payment of luncheon vouchers or the provision of canteen service.
- €350.00 per month if the internship does not involve a daily commitment of more than 4 hours.
- €300.00 per month for the Public Administration.
The participation allowance is paid in full against a minimum participation in traineeships of 80% on a monthly basis.
At the end of the internship, the intern and the company tutor will receive an email with a questionnaire to be filled in. Once completed, the student can request the certificate of completion of the internship from the email address [email protected]
Everything you need to start your career with an internship experience. From online resume compilation to the latest company offers, a guide to choosing the right internship for you.
The Career Service and Business Relations Office provides IULM graduates with a platform, created with Almalaurea, for the promotion of extracurricular traineeships that represent the first gateway to the world of work.
The extracurricular internships are periods of internship carried out by graduates. This type of internship cannot last less than 2 months and more than 12 months and can be activated within 12 months from the date of graduation. It provides for the obligation on the part of the Host Organisation to provide a reimbursement of expenses as per the reference regulations; finally, it is necessary to respect the obligation on the part of the Host Organisation to communicate the start/period/interruption of the internship by means of compulsory COB communication.
The services offered to graduates through the platform are numerous:
- Consultation of the internship offers published online;
- Possibility of registration on the new platform and online compilation/updating of the curriculum vitae
- Self-application to internship offers submitted by companies;
To view the internship offers you can click on "Search for the job/stage offer" in the control panel and then click on "Jobs and internships" (IULM logo), while to access the platform you must click on "Access to internship and placement services through the online services page"
Once the online procedure for the activation of extracurricular internships has been completed, the Company/Entity will send three copies of the training project stamped and signed by the Legal Representative or his delegate to the Internship Office of the University. The Career Service Office will send the documentation to the signature of the legal representative and then the graduate will be called by the staff of the Office to collect the documents to be brought to the company. The documentation will be collected during the opening hours of the Career Service Office, illustrated in the right column, in the Contacts section.
Duration and reimbursement of expenses
The internship may have a maximum duration of 12 months, subject to a single activation at the same company. The compulsory indemnity is at least € 500.00 gross monthly (reduced to € 400.00 if a ticket/canteen is provided or if a part-time commitment of 4 hours per day is required). For Public Administrations, at least a lump-sum payment of € 300.00 per month applies. The graduate, in order to carry out the internship, must be enrolled in the employment centers by filling out online the DID (Declaration of Immediate Availability to Work). The extracurricular internships outside the Lombardy Region are activated in partnership with an external body. Internship allowances vary from region to region according to current legislation.
Final evaluations At the end of the internship, the company tutor and the trainee will receive an e-mail inviting them to complete their final evaluations.
the event that there is a need to prematurely interrupt, extend or temporarily suspend the internship, the Institution/Company must enter the request, accessing the detailed page of the training project in the platform of Almalaurea. Requests for extension and suspension must be submitted at least one week before the deadline.
Internships at newspapers, radio and television magazines
Graduates of the three-year and master courses will not be able to carry out internships related to editorial activities at newspapers, radio and television magazines. The above is imposed by the agreement signed with the National Council of the Order of Journalists, which has allowed the School of Journalism of the IULM University to be accredited as a suitable place to carry out the internship and the State exam for registration in the Register of Professional Journalists. The restriction does not apply to students of the Master in Journalism.
The Career Service and Business Relations Office is the point of reference for companies interested in hosting a student or graduate of IULM University. The internship is an opportunity for training and it is therefore important that the company is aware of the role it plays in enriching the training and professional knowledge of students / graduates of IULM University.
The Career Service and Business Relations Office provides a platform developed in collaboration with Almalaurea where companies can manage in an integrated way some services: the notice board of internship and job offers, the Curriculum database and the procedures for the activation of internships.
Notice board job offers and internships
It's a virtual showcase in which you can publish free of charge your offers of internships and jobs that will be available only to students and graduates of the University. The service allows you to receive directly the curricula of the candidates.
The procedures for the activation of the internship
Companies interested in activating internships must register on the online platform by clicking on the link Registration page in the case of first access, while on Access for companies already registered if the first access has already taken place. The company will then be guided in the compilation of the necessary documents (convention and training and orientation project).
To start the internship it is essential that the host company signs an agreement with IULM University, whose request will be made directly through online procedure. The agreement regulates the basic relations between the two parties for the purpose of including students and IULM graduates as interns in the company structures.
Once the agreement has been stipulated, the company must upload the training project for the chosen student/graduate to the platform. For each trainee, according to Ministerial Decree 142/1998, a "training and guidance project" must be signed by those directly concerned, which establishes the place, duration and content of the traineeship, reporting the details of the INAIL and civil liability insurance taken out by the University.
In the event that the Company has identified the candidate (Student / IULM graduate) through other channels, it is still necessary to access the platform for the compilation of the convention and training project.
Early termination/extension/suspension of the traineeship
If there is a need to prematurely interrupt, extend or temporarily suspend the internship, the Agency/Company must enter the request by accessing the detailed page of the training project in the online platform ALMALAUREA. Requests for extension and suspension must be submitted at least one week before the deadline.
Mandatory communications and PAT INAIL d'Ateneo for the activation of extracurricular internships
Before the start of the internship, the company is required to carry out the COB (mandatory communication) within the UNILAV portal.
ATENEUM CODE: PAT INAIL 6397176-96
Numerical constraints and company tutors for the activation of extracurricular internships
The number of workers within a company determines the number of trainees who can be hosted:
- Up to 5 workers
- 1 trainee
- 6-20 workers
- 2 trainees
- More than 20 workers
- Trainees equal to 10% of workers
- A maximum of 3 trainees can follow the same tutor
Please note: In the human resources count you must understand:
- The business owner(s) and assistant(s), individual or associated freelancers;
- Workers with a permanent, fixed-term or non-occasional employment contract of at least 12 months' duration;
- Worker members of cooperatives, as defined in Law No 142/2001; for relationships not of indefinite duration, the minimum duration limit of 12 months must be respected.
For seasonal activities, fixed-term workers and collaborators may also be counted in the case of durations of less than 12 months, provided that their contract begins before the start of the internship and ends after the conclusion of the same
Other company constraints:
- comply with health and safety regulations; -
comply with Law no. 68/1999 and subsequent amendments; - have
not made dismissals for duties similar to those of the training in the previous 12 months; - not have extraordinary or exceptional IGC
procedures in progress.
Internship Service: FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions
I want to activate an internship: what should I do?
To access the internship advertisements, students/graduates must register on the AlmaLaurea platform (accessible through the Online Secretariat Desk), fill in the Curriculum Vitae and click on "look for the job/stage offer". The internship proposals are updated daily. Once you have found the desired offer, you can proceed with the sending of the application.
Can I activate an internship with a company I found on my own?
Yes, you can. The company must register on AlmaLaurea by sending an e-mail to the Internship Office (at the address: [email protected]) requesting the registration path.
What types of internships are there?
Curricular internship is the activity carried out by students enrolled in Bachelor, Master and other post-graduate courses. A registered student is also defined as a trainee who already has a degree but who is currently enrolled in another degree or Master's course. For this type of internship, reimbursement of expenses is at the discretion of the company where the internship is carried out. The Curricular Internship for Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees can last from a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 12 months. The Curricular Internship for Master of Science Degrees has a maximum duration of 6 months and must end before obtaining the Master's Degree. The Career Service office deals exclusively with administrative procedures. It is advisable to consult the various teaching regulations regarding the duration, the recognition in the study plan and possibly the periods in which it is possible to carry out an internship.
The extracurricular internship is the post-graduate internship carried out by graduates who have completed their studies. In this case, the duration is minimum 2 months and maximum 12 months and can be activated within 12 months from the date of graduation. For this type of internship, according to current legislation, an indemnity of €500 gross monthly or €400 gross monthly with luncheon vouchers or canteen service is foreseen for the Lombardy region (with a minimum presence of 80%). In order to carry out the internship, the graduate must be registered with the employment centres and must complete the DID (Declaration of immediate availability for work) online. The company must inform the employment centre of the activation of the internship (COB). Extra-curricular internships outside the Lombardy Region are activated in partnership with an external body. The amount of internship allowances varies from region to region according to current regional legislation.
When can I start the internship?
It is possible to start the internship when the University receives the Training Project signed by the Company. At that point, the Career Service Office sends an e-mail confirming and activating the internship to the Company and the trainee.
Can I replace an optional exam with an internship?
For students enrolled in degree courses in Public Relations and Business Communication and in Communication, Media and Advertising, it is possible to request recognition of an internship of at least 2 months full time in place of a training activity of your choice of 6 CFU.
How do I get CFU recognition?
At the end of the internship, after filling in the questionnaire received by e-mail, the student can request the certificate of the end of the internship by sending an e-mail to the following address: [email protected] indicating:
— Name, surname and student registration number
— Company name
— Start and end date of the internship
After receiving the confirmation e-mail, the student can print the certificate directly from the AlmaLaurea portal.
The procedures for the recognition of CFU the student can be found in the internship/workshop regulations of their degree course.
Can I interrupt my internship before the scheduled end?
Yes, you can. You can terminate your internship early at any time. The decision is taken by the trainee in agreement with the company. The trainee must prepare a written communication to be sent to the company tutor, the university tutor and the Career Service Office. The host institution/company will then have to insert the request by accessing the page concerning the training project in the AlmaLaurea platform.
Can I suspend my internship?
The trainee is only entitled to a suspension of the apprenticeship due to illness or accident for a period of 30 days or more, or due to company closure for a minimum period of 15 days. The suspension must be requested directly by the company. Only in these cases can the days be recovered at the end of the internship.
Can I extend my internship?
Yes, you can. It is possible to extend the internship within the limits of the law. The procedure is the same as for the interruption, but the request for an extension must be placed on the AlmaLaurea platform at least one week before the deadline.
Can I make an internship-related journey?
Yes, you can. It is possible to make a transfer during the internship by notifying us by e-mail (at the address: [email protected]) indicating as much information as possible (e.g. date, time, destination, transport, escort, etc.).
How many internship offers can I apply for?
You can apply for several internship offers, even at the same time.
Can I apply for internship offers in newspapers, television and radio even if I am not enrolled in the Master in Journalism?
Students of the Bachelor and Master of Science courses will not be able to carry out internships related to editorial activities in newspapers, radio and television. This restriction is imposed by the agreement signed with the National Council of the Order of Journalists, which has allowed the IULM School of Journalism to be accredited as a suitable place to carry out the internship and the State Examination for enrollment in the Register of Professional Journalists. The restriction does not apply to students of the Master in Journalism.