to establish a link between the academic community and the industry
to establish student placements, based on the objectives of their module/course requirements, in organisations located in the Republic of Cyprus
to achieve the integration of student placement modules into the curricula of the University.
Ultimately, the 2BeConnected Liaison Office contributes to a better and more productive communication and cooperation between the Universities and the industry sector on issues such as addressing modern industry problems, promoting collaborations, allowing students to experience the business environment, transferring of specialised know-how and cultivating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in businesses and academia in Cyprus.
The project is co-funded by the Structural Funds of the European Union (European Social Fund) and by national funds.
BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS
What students gain from an internship/placement to an industry sector of my choice through the 2BeConnected placement project:
Networking and contacts
Transfer of knowledge/skills to/from company
Improving your employability
Receive compensation by the project (up to €500) and additional payment by the organisations (only applicable in some cases)
Receive job offers
part of an undergraduate and postgraduate thesis projects
part of your module assessment requirements
a semester placement based on your module
How to apply:
Register on the 2BeConnected placement platform by clicking here and apply to benefit from placement opportunities.
BENEFITS FOR ORGANISATIONS
What organisations gain from participating in the 2BeConnected placement project:
Transfer of knowledge/skills to your company from high-quality interns
Complete small to medium-scale projects with a small budget
Promote your profile to UCLan Cyprus students
Test out future employees for free (there is no financial burden as the student is compensated by the project)
How to offer a placement:
Register on the 2BeConnected placement platform by clicking here and benefit from offering placement opportunities.
Interested parties can contact the 2BeConnected Liaison office via email or visit our office, which is located on the University’s premises.
Dr. Eva Karayianni, PhD, M.B.A, AFHEA
Industry Liaison Office
12-14 University Avenue, Pyla 7080, Larnaca, CYPRUS
T.+357 24 69 4153 F.+35724812120 [email protected]
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