Collaboration commitments

Collaboration commitments of each participant are established as follows:

The FICYT is committed to:

  • Disseminating information about the program in all Spanish universities
  • Assuring the quality of the internship
  • Preselecting beneficiaries on the basis of clearly defined and transparent criteria.
  • Establishing a contract whose contents are transparent for all parties involved
  • Helping interns in collaboration with partner organizations in the practical, professional and cultural aspects of life in the host country, in particular and if necessary, through language training focused to meet their occupational needs
  • Assisting and informing the intern about the stay
  • Evaluating with each participant the personal and professional development achieved through participation in the ARGO Program
  • Contracting a multirisks insurance policy (against accidents and civil liability, travel and sanitary assistance)

The company is committed to:

  • Helping the grant holder in his/her integration process by facilitating him/her, as much as possible, the search for an adequate accommodation as well as  his/her integration in the mentality of the country
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities to beneficiaries in order to match their knowledge, skills, competencies and training objectives, and ensure that appropriate equipment and support is available
  • Identifying a tutor in charge of the grant holder, who will manage the progress and the development of the work program in a continuous way and by carrying out changes, when necessary
  • Sending to the FICYT the Intermediate Report in the middle of the internship and the Final Report as well as a copy of the Internship Certificate at the end of the internship
  • Giving the intern an Internship Certificate

The beneficiary commits herself to:

  • Abide by the rules and regulations of the host organization, its normal working hours, code of conduct and rules of confidentiality
  • Communicate with the FICYT about any problem or changes regarding to the placement
  • Send to the FICYT the Monitoring Reports (Initial, Intermediate, Final, Employability). As well as all the documentation in respect of transport and visa fees,  final certificate, etc.
  • Complete  the employability questionnaire and a trainee´s report
  • Attend a  transversal competences course
  • Review the information included on ARGO web
  • Implement fully the mutual agreement made In order to ensure the success of the internship
  • Must be informed about the visa and residence requirements, required by destination countries.