One in three students is offered a full time position after the completion of their placement. The experience gained during the placement as well as the opportunity for professional development are greatly valued by employers. We offer a wide range of placement opportunities in companies and organisations in Cyprus and beyond, enabling students to gain valuable work knowledge in their field of work, but mainly providing the opportunity to shape and improve their professional skills.
At UCY, a large number of our programs of study have included placements in their curricula (with ECTS). However, the Career Centre offers the opportunity to students from all Departments to apply for an internship/placement via its platform
>>> Click the link to find out if your Program of Study offers the option "Placement in Organisations".
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Please visit our portal or app (shown below) and complete an easy to follow procedure. The placement will be followed through and evaluated by both the company and the academic department. Upon its successful completion the ECTS credit is credited as well as a grant of € 500 per placement. The payment is made by UCY in the framework of the co-financed Project "University Liaison Offices with the labour market", which is financed by the Structural Funds of the European Union and national funds.
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The selection and employment procedure is carried out by the Career Centre and according to the Rules Governing the Process of Selection and Employment of Part-time Students at the University of Cyprus. Priority is given to students facing financial and social strain. The selection is based on the principles of equality, justice, and transparency.
The maximum employment time during the academic year is 20 hours/week, while during the Christmas, Easter, and summer holidays the working time allowed can increase to 35 hours/week. Applications can be submitted online during the 1st week of each academic year.
Jobs and/or internships for graduates are posted on the Career System Platform