Erasmus+ 2017 Poland Photography, Cooking, Hairdressing and Hotel

Erasmus+ Internship

photography, cooking, hairdressing and hotel sector

The team of the Associazione Art. Cult. “A Rocca and EProjectConsult International department hosted a group from Toruń, Poland, in the frame of Erasmus+ programme. We hosted 8 selected participants during the project named Kompetencje zawodowe kluczem do sukcesu na europejskim rynku pracy. The internships took place in various sectors, including photography, cooking, hairdressing and hotel. The participants gained experience in their field of studies and become acquainted with the traditional Italian and Sicilian way of labour.

Cultural Programme

In the free time they had chance to visit some beautiful places in Sicily; Etna, Taormina, Milazzo, Panarea, Stromboli, Palermo, Cefalú, Syracuse and Noto. The participants also participated in a Italian language course during their stay in Sicily, the language skills acquired during the course were surely useful during their internships. They also got acquainted with the famous Italian cuisine thanks to the local restaurants. We hope that their experience of living abroad was unforgettable and enriching in the cultural way.


  • Studio Luce di Santino Trifilo
  • Ritratti di Nastasi Carmela
  • Marius il Ristorante
  • Masterchef Steak House
  • Cassisi Hotel
  • La Bussola
  • Carper Diem Parrucchieri
  • Nino Style

General Skills and Competencies Acquired:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the field related;
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: learning on developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
  • Development of specialized Italian language skills;
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making;
  • Developing social perspectives and being aware of reactions of other co-workers and supervisors;
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made.

The participants obtained information from all relevant sources in their field. They took part in the everyday work of the company they were placed in and became part of a team. Surely they also improved their foreign language skills by interacting and working in an international environment. The participants were all working in very different sectors and companies, more information about specific tasks and competences acquired can be found in the Final Report.

At the end of the project, participants received “A Rocca” placement certificate”, a certificate for the language course and EUROPASS.

Most importantly the participants gained professional experience in their sector, so that they will be more competitive in the labor market in Poland.

Consequently, the participants seemed to be satisfied with this project, and from their evaluations it is clear that they feel it was an interesting and useful experience. We are satisfied with the seemingly flawless success of the project and hope that we can continue our cooperation.

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