CRUI Calls for Applications

COVID-19 HEALTH EMERGENCY

Updated November 17, 2020

In the light of the communication received from Fondazione CRUI, which is also available on their   website, on the recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAECI) and in agreement with the Ministry of University and Research (MUR), in the light of the current health situation, of the evolution of the pandemic, as well as the restrictions on international travel recently introduced by the Ministerial Decree (DPCM) of November 3, 2021, we inform you that Maeci-Miur-Crui curricular internships scheduled for the first quarter of 2021 under the call for internships of October 5, 2020 will be undertaken as flexible internships, working from Italy, as provided for by the call in these circumstances.

The internships will take place from January 11 to April 9 2021, with a potential extension for a further month.

As set out in the call for internships, there is no reimbursement of expenses for flexible internships undertaken in Italy.

The CRUI Foundation is the operational arm of the Conference of Italian University Rectors.

Since 2001, it has been managing an internship service for universities, providing over 12,000 young students with work-based learning opportunities within high-profile organizations.

Internship offers are published several times a year and are regulated by calls for applications that define the internship subject, eligible candidates and admission requirements, the calendar, application and selection deadlines and procedures.

Calls for Applications

COVID-19 HEALTH EMERGENCY

Updated November 17, 2020

In the light of the communication received from Fondazione CRUI, which is also available on their   website, on the recommendation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAECI) and in agreement with the Ministry of University and Research (MUR), in the light of the current health situation, of the evolution of the pandemic, as well as the restrictions on international travel recently introduced by the Ministerial Decree (DPCM) of November 3, 2021, we inform you that Maeci-Miur-Crui curricular internships scheduled for the first quarter of 2021 under the call for internships of October 5, 2020 will be undertaken as flexible internships, working from Italy, as provided for by the call in these circumstances.

The internships will take place from January 11 to April 9 2021, with a potential extension for a further month.

As set out in the call for internships, there is no reimbursement of expenses for flexible internships undertaken in Italy.

The MAECI - MIUR - CRUI Foundation Internship programme is the result of a collaboration between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), and Italian Universities, with the organizational support of the CRUI Foundation. The programme provides students with the opportunity to undertake curricular internships at MAECI offices abroad, and gain direct knowledge of their institutional activities.

In the face of the Covid-19 emergency, internship offers will be subject to the evolution of the health situation and any restrictions on international travel. Internship offers and procedures may be changed before, during and after posting this call for applications.

The internships are full time and last three months, but may be extended by one month, as agreed between the host office and the student's home University.

Interns will be entitled to a final lump-sum reimbursement of expenses ranging from 900 to € 1,500 based on the their ISEE economic status indicator, to be paid by the University of Milan.

Reimbursement

ISEE

Monthly reimboursement  of expenses

Up to 13,000

€ 500.00

From 13,001 to 21,000

€ 450.00

From 21,001 to 26,000

€ 400.00

From 26,001 to 30,000

€ 350.00

Over 30,001

€ 300.00

Admission requirements

In order to participate in the internship programme, on the deadline of the call for applications, you must:

  1. Have Italian citizenship;

  2. For internships at diplomatic missions (Embassies and Permanent Representations to International Organizations) or Consulates, be enrolled in one of the Master's or single-cycle Master's degree programmes listed in point D of "Admission Requirements" in the call;

  3. For internships at Italian Institutes of Culture, be enrolled in one of the degree programmes listed in point E of "Admission Requirements" in the call;

  4. Have earned at least 60 CFU credits in the case of Master's degree programmes and at least 230 CFU credits in the case of single-cycle Master's degree programmes;

  5. Have a B2 level in English, as certified by the University or an official certifier within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);

  6. Have an exam average score not lower than 27/30;

  7. Be at least 29 years old;

  8. Not have been convicted of wilful crimes, even under a plea bargain, to a suspended sentence or with a pre-trial judgment imposing fine in lieu of custodial punishment, nor be charged in criminal proceedings for wilful crimes;

  9. Not be sentenced to safety or preventive measures.

Please note that:

  • You must maintain your student status for the entire internship period. Should you graduate during the internship, the internship would be terminated and you would forfeit the final compensation paid by the University;

  • As stated in the call for applications, the internship must lead to the recognition of the CFU credits provided for by the study plan.

Application procedure

Applications must be submitted online at http://www.crui.it/tirocini/tirociniwa by 5 pm on 30 October 2020.

Pre-selection process

All applications received by the deadline will be pre-selected and checked for requirements by the COSP (University Study and Career Guidance Service), also through the University systems. By 10 November 2020, the COSP will post the list of suitable candidates to this page. The list will be sent to the CRUI Foundation, which will take care of subsequent selection steps as described in the call. The CRUI Foundation will notify the COSP of the winners and any substitutes, and the COSP will activate the internships, subject to acceptance of the proposals by the selected candidates.

For information on deadlines, admission requirements, applications, pre-selection and selection processes, please refer to the call.

For any communications via e-mail, please note the call title in the subject line: “Bando tirocini CRUI ottobre 2020”.

Deadlines

Application deadline:
30 October 2020

Internship duration:
from 11 January to 09 April 2021

The MAECI - MIUR - CRUI Foundation Internship programme is the result of a collaboration between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and Italian Universities, with the organizational support of the CRUI Foundation. The programme provides students with the opportunity to undertake curricular internships at MAECI offices abroad, and gain direct knowledge of their institutional activities.

The internships last three months, but may be extended by one month, as agreed between the host office and the home University. The internships are full time.

The intern can be absent for no more than 6 working days per quarter, with the agreement of the on-site tutor.

The intern is entitled to a final lump-sum reimbursement of expenses of at least € 350 euros a month, of which € 150 paid by the MAECI and € 200 paid by the University of Milan.

Admission requirements

In order to participate in the internship programme, on the deadline of the call for applications, you must:

  1. have Italian citizenship;
  2. be enrolled in a Master's or single-cycle Master's degree programme;
  3. have earned at least 60 CFU credits in the case of Master's degree programmes and at least 230 CFU credits in the case of single-cycle Master's degree programmes;
  4. have a B2 level in English, as certified by the University or an official certifier within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Preference will be given to candidates who know a second foreign language, if requested by the host office;
  5. have an exam average score not lower than 27/30 (arithmetic mean);
  6. be not older than 28 years;
  7. not have been convicted of wilful crimes, even under a plea bargain, to a suspended sentence or with a pre-trial judgment imposing fine in lieu of custodial punishment, nor be charged in criminal proceedings for wilful crimes;
  8. not have been sentenced to safety or preventive measures.

Please note that you shall maintain your student status for the entire internship period – should you graduate during the internship, the internship would be terminated and you would forfeit the final compensation paid by the University.
 

Application procedure
You must apply online at http://www.crui.it/tirocini/tirociniwa by 29 June 2018, 5:00pm.
Please follow the instructions provided in the call for applications published below.
Incomplete applications or applications that do not confirm clearly admission requirements will not be considered valid.
 

Selection process
All applications received by the deadline will be pre-selected and checked for requirements by the COSP (University Study and Career Guidance Service), also through the University systems. By 10 July 2018, the COSP will publish the list of suitable candidates on its website. The list will be sent to the CRUI Foundation, which will take care of subsequent selection steps as described in the call. The CRUI Foundation will notify the COSP of the winners and any substitutes, and the COSP will activate the internships, subject to acceptance of the proposals by the winners.

Deadlines

Application deadline:
29 June 2018

Internship duration:
from 17 September to 14 December 2018
(with a potential 1-month extension to be agreed between the parties)

The Internship Programme Expo 2020 Dubai - Italian Universities is the result of a collaboration between the Commissioner-General's Office for Italy's participation in Expo 2020 Dubai and Italian Universities, with the organizational support of the CRUI Foundation. It provides students with the opportunity to undertake curricular internships at the Commissioner-General's Office in Rome, and gain direct knowledge of their institutional activities.

Given the Covid-19 emergency, the internship offer will be subject to the evolution of the health situation. Internship offers and procedures may be changed before, during and after posting this call for applications. Should health conditions so require, the internship may be continued remotely, in compliance with the timeline set out in the call for application and as agreed by the student, the host institution and the University.

The internships are full time and last three months, but may be extended by one month, as agreed between the host office, the intern and the home University.

Admission requirements

In order to participate in the internship programme, on the deadline of the call for applications, you must:

  1. have Italian citizenship;
  2. not have been convicted of wilful crimes, even under a plea bargain, to a suspended sentence or with a pre-trial judgment imposing fine in lieu of custodial punishment, nor be charged in criminal proceedings for wilful crimes;
  3. not be sentenced to safety or preventive measures;
  4. be enrolled in a degree programme belonging to the degree classes set out in the call for applications under point d of "Admission requirements";
  5. For students of Bachelor's degree programmes:
    - have an average exam grade not lower than 25/30;
    - be between 20 and 27 years old;
  6. For students of Master's degree programmes, and single cycle Master's degree programmes:
    - have an average exam grade not lower than 25/30;
    - be not older than 29 years.

    Please note that:

  • you must remain a student in the degree class as specified in your application for the entire duration of the internship, i.e. you cannot graduate before the end of the internship;
  • as stated in the call for applications, the internship must lead to the recognition of educational credits as provided for by the study plan.

Application procedure

Applications must be submitted online at http://www.crui.it/tirocini/tirociniwa by 5 pm on 13 November 2020.

Pre-selection process

All applications received by the deadline will be pre-selected and checked for requirements by the COSP (University Study and Career Guidance Service), also through the University systems. By 23 November 2020, the COSP will post the list of suitable candidates to this page. The list will be sent to the CRUI Foundation, which will take care of subsequent selection steps as described in the call. The CRUI Foundation will notify the COSP of the winners and any substitutes, and the COSP will activate the internships, subject to acceptance of the proposals by the selected candidates.

For information on deadlines, admission requirements, applications, pre-selection and selection processes, please refer to the call.

For any communications via e-mail, please note the call title in the subject line: Bando di tirocini Fondazione CRUI – Expo Dubai 2020.

Deadlines

Application deadline:

  • 13 November 2020

Internship duration:

  • Cycle I: January - April 2021;
  • Cycle II: April - July 2021.