Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program
The Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) program aims at promoting the participation of students, since early in their academic career, in practical activities in non-academic environment.
Through UPOPs, the student will have contact with the daily activities of engineering projects in a company. By this contact, the student gets to know how engineering projects develop, in practice. (S)he is expected to develop transferable skills in working in teams, oral and written communication, and independent learning.
Depending on the specific work developed by the student in the company, (s)he will acquire specific knowledge on the subject area and, possibly, also some specific technical skills relevant to the company.
Pedro Miguel Calado Simões
Weekly - 5
Total - 7
Depends on the specific project chosen by the student.
The concrete syllabus depends on the specific project chosen by the student in the program.
Programs where the course is taught: