SinLímites

Students for innovation

About the program

SinLímites vincula estudiantes UC con las empresas socias del Centro de Innovación UC en torno al desarrollo de la innovación y el emprendimiento en el país.

SINLÍMITES connects UC students with UC Innovation Center’s associate companies in the context of the development of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.

The initiative invites students to work in multidisciplinary teams to solve real challenges posed by various companies and institutions by means of 10-weekly-hour internships during four months.

 

Metrics

+400

Challenges Solved

+150

Companies

+850

Students

Recommendations for application

To apply, you must click on the challenge of your interest and then you can access the application form. The majors mentioned in each challenge are suggested, this means that students from other majors -with knowledge related to the challenge-, can also participate.

SinLímites constitutes a real work experience. Your application will be your letter of introduction to the organization that presented the challenge you are applying. This information will be received by the challenge’s mentor, the company’s human resources area, or both.

Read the questions carefully before answering. We recommend you to answer from a computer, and consult your Resumé when necessary. Applying for a challenge will take you at least 20 minutes.

Incomplete or erroneous data applications will remain outside the bases of this call.

What is the SinLímites internship like?

Challenges

Most challenges are carried out in teams of 2 or 3 students.

Mentor

A mentor in the company leads the work during the process.

Continuous support

The program’s coordination team monitors and supports the development of challenges.

Benefits for students

Working experience on innovation and entrepreneurship topics.

Working experience on innovation and entrepreneurship topics.

You will be able to carry out your challenge with managers and heads of companies that work in an innovation and entrepreneurship working environment.

Development of skills for innovation and employability.

Development of skills for innovation and employability.

By executing a challenge in a company from the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, you will be able to develop these skills with your mentor.

Generation of contact networks at the university, in the public and private sectors.

Generation of contact networks at the university, in the public and private sectors.

You will be able to access Catholic University network and private and public companies.

Exclusive invitations to UC Innovation Center activities.

Exclusive invitations to UC Innovation Center activities.

By participating in the SinLímites program, you will be able to access exclusive activities of the UC Innovation Center, such as seminars, fairs, among others.

Remuneration for the development of the challenge.

Remuneration for the development of the challenge.

Your contribution to the challenge will have a financial compensation that will be paid in two fees, at the middle and at the end of the challenge. The payment of undergraduate students is two fees of $ 180,000; of graduate students is two fees of $ 240,000; and Phd students are two fees of $ 350,000.

Opportunity to be part of Red Alumni SinLímites.

Opportunity to be part of Red Alumni SinLímites.

You will be able to connect with students from other majors by being part of the Red Alumni SinLímites.

Opportunity to be part of Red Alumni SinLímites Ambassadors.

Opportunity to be part of Red Alumni SinLímites Ambassadors.

Transmit your experience in the program to other students, be in constant contact with the coordination of SinLímites, in addition to receiving an appropriate payment.

Certification of participation in the SINLÍMITES Program (subject to fulfillment of responsibilities).

Certification of participation in the SINLÍMITES Program (subject to fulfillment of responsibilities).

At the end of the program you will receive, apart from your evaluation, a participation certificate.

Frequently asked questions

How does the program work during the first semester of 2020?

Due to the sanitary crisis related to COVID-19, the team will emphasize on facilitating remote work to solve the challenges, during work hours that are compatible with participating businesses.

How long is the program?

This version of the program extends over 16 weeks. During the first semester of 2020, the challenges with partner businesses and institutions of the UC Innovation Center begin on April 13th and end on July 31st of 2020.

Who will I solve a challenge with?

During the first semester of 2020, you will be able to solve challenges primarily in the innovation departments of companies such as Entel, CMPC, Aguas Andinas and VaCuCh, among others.

Do I have to have taken part in an innovation or entrepreneurship course in order to apply?

No, it is not required to apply. However, for your application, we will take in consideration your participation in courses of this kind or if you have any entrepreneurship experience.

Do you want more information about this program?

Send us a message through the form and we will respond as soon as possible.

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