Precept IT were delighted to receive the Newcomer Award for providing workplace placements to European students on the Eramus Programme. This programme was organised in Northern Ireland by Intern Europe. The event was held at the Ormeau Baths in Ormeau Avenue on Thursday 7th December 2017.
Since 2015 Precept IT have been providing engaging and challenging workplace placements for European Students in their IT helpdesk team in Belfast. Students from Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Bulgaria have taken the opportunity to sit side by side with the full team helpdesk engineers and learn the trade from the experts.
Precept IT Director Clive Jones attended the event and collected the award on behalf of Precept IT. Clive said:
We are delighted to receive the award in recognition of the placements that we have provided for European students over the last three years. The partnership with Intern Europe has been mutually beneficial and as well giving students the opportunity to learn vital IT skills, Precept benefit from insights into new cultures, exciting new personalities around the company and a valuable contribution to company projects. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with Intern Europe and hosting many more students.
About Intern Europe
Passionate about delivering fantastic work experiences, Intern Europe have hosted thousands of participants from Europe over the last 14 years in Belfast, United Kingdom. They manage all aspects of mobility programmes, working closely with their European partners and local host companies. Intern Europe’s team currently consists of 10 dedicated members of staff with an ability to communicate in six European languages. Read more about Intern Europe >>
The Erasmus Programme (EuRopean Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is a European Union (EU) student exchange programme established in 1987. In the past twenty years, over two million students have benefited from Erasmus grants, and the European Commission aims to reach a total of 3 million by 2018. Read More about Eramus >>