The undergraduate and graduate students of the Polytechnic School comply with the terms of the New Internship Law - Law 11.788, dated September 25, 2008 and are governed by USP Resolution No. 5.528 (March 18, 2009). The objective of the internship is to provide the complementation of teaching and learning, contituting an instrument of integration in terms of practical training, technical-cultural, scientific and human relationship improvement. The internship can be carried out in the community in general or with legal entities under public or private law, udner the responsability and coordination of the educational institution.
Internships are only allowed for undergraduate students from the third year onwards. The student needs to divide his time between academic and internship activities. In this modality, the internships are divided into non-compulsory (not included in the school curriculum) and compulsory (included in the curriculum, counting as credit for the courses).
Each internship should be planned, conducted, monitored and evaluated taking into account curriculum, programs and course calendars. The working day on an internship must be compatible with the school schedule and with the operation of the company or entity that offers the internship. However, during school holidays, the student may negotiate for a different stage, established in agreement with the grantor.
The Poly student who does an internship in any company or institution must not create employment relationship with it. However, he can receive a scholarship and he must be insured against accidents and receive the social security coverage provided by law.
Regulations of internships