University of Algarve – Workshop and Theoretical Class
At the opening of the academic year 2021/22, it also began the time for students to choose possible projects to conclude their academic training at Master’s level. For this reason, and having in mind the promotion of Altice Labs@Olhão, we were present, on the 3rd and 10th of November, at the Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering Department of the Algarve University, Penha Campus, with a theoretical lesson and a workshop about Fiber Optics. Pedro Miguel Matos, from the Network Systems Development department, and Fernando Morgado, from the Innovation and Technology Strategy department, challenged several students in an experiential learning around this theme and demonstrated the potential that Altice Labs can offer in possible academic internships.

Innovation@UC – Presentation of Internship Projects
In parallel with the Innovation@UC event, which took place on 5th of November, at the University of Coimbra and aimed to put innovation at the core of this university’s activity, it was possible to represent Altice Labs with a physical booth and to present the research projects it has available to carry out in partnership with students and teachers. This event, composed by a wide range of lectures around this theme, brought together at iParque in Coimbra about 8 exhibitors, 15 speakers and 182 participants, was an excellent opportunity to promote Altice Labs as an innovation leader.

SINF 2021 – FEUP Informatics Week
Altice Labs joined once again the 4th edition of the FEUP Informatics Week – SINF 2021, an online event that took place between the 15th and 17th of November, and gathered 314 computer science students around relevant topics for their professional future. . Besides the most varied lectures, this initiative brought together a set of 15 sponsoring companies that had the opportunity to present themselves and their opportunities to these students from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.

UAlg Careers Fair 2021
For the third time, Altice Labs was represented at the mixed job fair (face-to-face/online) at the University of Algarve. The event took place on the 24th and 25th of November and brought together over 70 companies, 450 vacancies and qualified candidates from this area of the country. Altice Labs made available all its projects for professional internships, on the online platform, as well, a physical booth at the University of the Algarve – Campo de Gambelas – which was ensured by Pedro Matos, from the Network Systems Development Department, who was also responsible for presenting the company in person to all candidates present in this platform. The aim of this initiative is to recruit young people with high potential for the Olhão hub. In this event, 19 applications were received.

University 5.0 Job Fair
The University 5.0 Job Fair of the University of Aveiro, which had been postponed due to the pandemic, finally opened its doors from the 23rd to the 25th of November, in a completely face-to-face format. Altice Labs, as a company in the region, partner of this university, could not miss the opportunity to be present with an institutional booth, where it presented to the students all the opportunities available for this target public. It was also possible to interview about 16 candidates on site, in a personalized interaction that allowed to meet potential candidates to the different open internship programs.