Student Internships in the "PEX - We Practice | NTT DATA

Thu, 08 October 2020

Student Internships in the "PEX - We Practice Excellence" project

Increase students' participation rate in on-the-job learning programs, within newly developed university-employer partnerships.

NTT DATA Romania, as beneficiary, launches the project "PEX - We Practice Excellence", ID SMIS 131587, contract no. POCU / 626/6/13/131587, a project co-financed from the European Social Fund through the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020.

The project's general objective is to increase students' participation rate (ISCED 6-7) in on-the-job learning programs in potentially competitive economic sectors identified in SNC and SNCDI, within newly developed university-employer partnerships, to facilitate their employment after they have completed tertiary studies.

"It is extremely important that, in an ever-changing environment, especially in the current unpredictable context, companies support the educational system. Our vision and values focus on the future and the positive impact that a contemporary education, with market trends, can offer to the new generations. Through this program, we offer a direct connection between the business environment and the young generation. We aim to cultivate the potential and talent of students to direct them towards the sphere of IT services." Daniel Metz - CEO of NTT DATA Romania.

In order to carry out internships in the "Information Technology and Communications" sector (CAEN 6201 and 6202), the project focuses on the counseling and career guidance of the 241 students who will complete at least one internship required under the university curriculum, of which 121 students will participate in the advanced practice, according to the university curriculum that continues and completes the compulsory internships. The project also aims to create a network of employer-educational institutions to meet the labor market's current and future needs at the regional and local levels. In this direction, 8 partnerships will be concluded between NTT DATA Romania and educational institutions.

The project "PEX - We Practice Excellence" takes place between 29.09.2020 - 28.09.2022, at the NTT DATA Romania headquarters in Brașov, Cluj-Napoca, Iași, Sibiu and Timișoara.

The project's total value is RON 4,121,079.20, of which RON 3,915,020.65 co-financed from the European Social Fund.

Project co-financed by the European Social Fund through the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020.

Adriana Cristian
Project Manager

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