The Career Office at the University of Warsaw collects and distributes the offers of internships in the online service www.biurokarier.edu.pl. The students access the internship offers through the Portal of Academic Career Centres, then contact the organizer to arrange the details. After securing the Internship Agreement, the student contacts the Career Office, submits the completed and signed INTERNSHIP FORM, and presents the accident insurance signed for the duration of the internship (in case of non-compulsory internships). The documents are to be submitted to the Career Office at least 14 working days before the beginning of the internship. The Career Office prepares and issues the rest of the appropriate documents necessary for beginning the internship.
TYPE OF COOPERATION WITH INTERNSHIP ORGANIZERS:
THE LONG-TERM AGREEMENT – is signed if you plan a long-term cooperation with our University enabling students to undertake internships with you every year. The long-term agreement is signed by: on the part of the internship organizer, the entity authorized to represent it, and on the part of the University of Warsaw, the Rector of the University.
The long-term agreement allows students to undertake compulsory and non-compulsory internships.
THE SHORT-TERM AGREEMENT – is signed by: on the part of the internship organizer, the entity authorized to represent it, and on the part of the University of Warsaw, the Career Office Supervisor authorized by the University of Warsaw. The short-term agreement allows students to undertake non-compulsory internships.
A. PROCEDURES IN VIEW OF THE DURATION OF THE AGREEMENT
|THE LONG-TERM AGREEMENT||THE SHORT-TERM AGREEMENT|
|The long-term agreement allows students to undertake compulsory and non-compulsory internships.||The short-term agreement allows students to undertake non-compulsory internships.|
|Compulsory internship (before starting the internship, but after contacting the Career Office, the student has to approach the Faculty Internship Coordinator to be registered for accident insurance).
Non-compulsory internship (before starting the internship, the student has to obtain accident insurance for the duration of the internship).
|Non-compulsory internship (before starting the internship, the student has to obtain accident insurance for the duration of the internship).|
B. PROCEDURES IN VIEW OF STUDENT STATUS
|TYPE OF INTERNSHIP||STUDENT INTERNSHIP||ALUMNI INTERNSHIP|
|Legal basis||Ustawa z dnia 27 lipca 2005 r. Prawo o szkolnictwie wyższym
(Dz. U. 2005 Nr 164, poz. 1365)
|Ustawa z dnia 17 lipca 2009 r. o praktykach absolwenckich
(Dz. U. 2009 Nr 127, poz. 1052)
|Profile/requirements||– Student status,
– the ending of the internship at the latest on the day of the diploma thesis defense.
|– Alumni up to 30 years old,
– minimum secondary school education.
legal basis: art. 2 ust. 1 Ustawy o praktykach absolwenckich
|Duration||Compulsory internship: The duration is established by the Faculty in question.
The duration is established on the basis of the agreement between the Student and the Internship Organizer.
|A maximum of 3 months with one Internship Organizer, after which the graduate may undertake another Alumni Internship with some other Internship Organizer.
legal basis: art. 5 ust. 4 i 4 Ustawy o praktykach absolwenckich
|The unpaid internship (the salary for the Intern is possible based on a civil-law contract between the Internship Organizer and the Student).||The internship paid or not: In the case of the paid internship, the sum of the monthly payment may not exceed twice the amount of the minimum remuneration for work, determined based on Ustawa z dnia 10 października 2002 r. o minimalnym wynagrodzeniu za pracę (Dz. U. z 2002 r. Nr 200, poz. 1679).
legal basis: art. 3 ust. 1 i 2 Ustawy z dnia 17 lipca 2009 r. o praktykach absolwenckich (Dz. U. z 2009 r. .Nr 127, poz. 1052).
|accident insurance||Upon receipt of the referral or agreement by the Student, the Career Office of the University of Warsaw confirms that the Student has accident insurance.||The Internship Organizer is not obliged to acquire accident insurance for the Alumni Intern; however, it is in the Internship Organizer’s interest to ensure that the person undertaking the internship is insured.|
|Internship documentation||After the end of the internship, the Internship Organizer issues to the Student the appropriate Certificate of Internship; see: “An example of a student internship certificate template” (download)||After the end of the internship, the Internship Organizer issues to the Alumni the appropriate Certificate of Alumni Internship (on the Alumni’s request); see: “An example of a student internship certificate template” (download)|