Internships

As part of their comprehensive education, UANL students have the opportunity to carry out internship programs, internally or externally, for developing, improving, and consolidating the knowledge they have learned.

Why are internships important?

Students will practice the skills developed in the classroom once they begin an internship program, which provides potential job opportunities.

Where can students carry out internships?

Students can complete internship programs at private sector companies, government and non-governmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, health institutions, universities, and other registered entities.

To enroll in an internship program, students must fulfill the requirements below within five business days. Submit the following documentation to the internship manager of our school:

  • Copy of academic transcript (official or printed from SIASE).
  • Agreement form(original and three copies): it can be downloaded from the related document section of this page. An agreement form must be completely filled out and signed by the host company, the school, and the student. It must also carry the seal of the host company and the school.
  • Accident insurance form (original and three copies): it validates students are covered by an accident insurance (no IMSS healthcare). This form must carry the seal of the host company and the school. To purchase an accident insurance, students must fill out the insurer application of their preference or as recommended by the host company; the insurance coverage should be selected according to the activities the student will perform. The host company has to make the insurance payment; the receipt and a copy must be submitted to our school.
  • Host company letter of initiation: the letter of initiation has no predetermined format but should be printed on an official letterhead sheet and signed by the host company. It must be addressed to Lic. Maria Zoraida Jimenez Aguilar, UANL Head of Learning Service and Internships, and contain personal data, such as name, student ID number, semester of enrollment, degree program, school, schedule, and internship period (start and end date).
  • School letter of initiation:the letter of initiation will be provided by the internship manager of the school and should be printed on a letterhead sheet. It must be signed by Lic. Maria Zoraida Jimenez Aguilar, UANL Head of Learning Service and Internships, and contain personal data, such as name, student ID number, semester of enrollment, degree program, schedule, and internship period (start and end date).

Submit the abovementioned documents to the service window #3 at the UANL Department of Learning Service and Internships. Students will receive the RC-07-053 internship assignation form and three copies; the form must be signed and sealed by the host company’s director of Human Resources, who will specify the internship schedule.

The three copies must be also submitted to the corresponding recipients. At the bottom of the internship assignation form and the copies will read:

Student: This form must be kept for further procedures.

Undergraduate School: This form must be submitted to the undergraduate school.

Record: This form must be submitted to the service window #3 at the UANL Department of Learning Service and Internships.

Host Company: This copy must be submitted to the host company.

Notice: the abovementioned documents must be submitted within five business days.

Once students have finished their internship, they must request an RC-07-054 internship certificate to officially validate the completion of their program.

Procedure for Internship Certification

Students must submit the following documentation to the internship manager of the school:

  • Company letter of completion: the letter of completion has no predetermined format but should state the student has finished the internship program. It must be addressed to Lic. Maria Zoraida Jimenez Aguilar, UANL Head of Learning Service and Internships, and contain personal data, such as name, student ID number, semester of enrollment, degree program, total hours, and internship period (start and end date).
  • Final report of activities: it should be written by the student and describe the activities performed during the internship period. It must be addressed to Lic. Maria Zoraida Jimenez Aguilar, Head of the UANL Department of Learning Service and Internships, and signed by the student and the immediate supervisor, carrying the company’s seal or being printed on letterhead sheet.
  • Performance evaluation form: RC-07-072.
  • Internship assignation form: RC-07-053.

The abovementioned documents must carry the seal of the host company; document samples are available in the related document section.

The internship manager of the school will provide:

  • School letter of completion: the letter of completion should be printed on an official letterhead sheet and signed by the school. It must be addressed to Lic. Maria Zoraida Jimenez Aguilar, UANL Head of Learning Service and Internships, and contain personal data, such as name, student ID number, semester of enrollment, degree program, school, total hours, and internship period (start and end date).

Submit these documents to the service window #3 at the UANL Department of Learning Service and Internships.

Certification procedures must be carried out within a maximum of three months after the internship completion. For further information, please call at 8329 4000 extension 3058 or visit the Department of Learning Service and Internships.

Office of Internships

Phone: (81) 8329 4000 Extension 5156
First floor of the building next to the Central Administration Offices

Requirements

To request interns, entities must follow the procedures below:

Students must

Be at least in the fifth semester or the equivalent in credits (51 percent).

Have an advisory professor for any future doubt related to internships.

Have at least 4 available hours per day to do internships.

Be subject to the company’s internal regulations.
Host companies must

Have the registered name of Public Limited Company or Limited Liability Company. In case of being a newly established company, it must include a copy of documents regarding its registration to the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.

Have perfectly defined projects and include a schedule of activities that will be done during internships.

Designate a manager or person in charge of the control of students in this program and to control their activities.

 

Contact Information
MC. Mirna Elizabeth Santos Lara NC.
Director of Learning Service
School of Public Health and Nutrition
Phone: 8329 4039 and 1340 4890 Extension 3058
E-mail Address: mirna.santosl@uanl.mx

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