PO WER Internship May 2019 Sicily Gastronomy and Hotel

PO WER Internship May 2019 Sicily Gastronomy and Hotel

PO WER Internship

Gastronomy and Hotel

What happened? Internship for VET students in the frame of POWER programme

Who was there? 14 participants from Rybnik, Poland

When and where? From 05.05.2019 until 1.06.2019 in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto.

Who organised?A Rocca” NGO and its international department, EProjectConsult.

The name of the project? Job vacancy for vocational skills.

The results? The participants gained international experience along with the knowledge and skills on the job and got in touch with the traditional Italian and Sicilian culture. At the end of the project, participants received “A Rocca” placement certificate and EUROPASS mobility certificates.

Cultural Programme

During their free time they had excursions to wonderful Sicilian destinations, such as Etna volcano and the city of Taormina, Lipari and Vulcano and Castoreale and Jalari Park. In addition, they enjoyed Italian cuisine in local restaurants and had a traditional “aperitivo” with the team on their first evening in Barcellona P.G.


  • Hotel La Bussola
  • Cassisi Hotel
  • U funnu
  • DOP

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;
  • Understanding and respecting varied world views, customs and cultures.

The project was finished with evaluations from the students. In their assessment they described the project as valuable, useful and interesting. “A Rocca” and EProjectConsult are satisfied to have offered the students a possibility to gain professional experience in their sector to be more competitive in the labor market. The project took place smoothly and we are hoping to continue the pleasant cooperation with the school.

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