Internships at HBFuller last up to 12 months and have a conversion rate of 70 percent.
HB Fuller, a North American multinational company, global leader in industrial adhesives, and with a strong presence in Portugal, this year increased the salary for internships to 1000 euros gross.
To this monthly allowance is added a meal subsidy of 8.32 euros/day, the most recent amount exempt from taxation on a card, in a total of 183 euros/month that is added to remuneration.
In Portugal, it has more than 450 employees and a global service center in areas such as Finance, Customer Support, Purchasing and Information Technology, located in Greater Porto.
Together with its Production and Research & Development unit, the company works with clients in more than 20 sectors in the EIMEA region – Europe, India, Middle East and Africa -, United States and Asia.
“Internships are always an excellent opportunity to enter the job market and point out paths and skills for those who are just starting out. Whoever chooses to do an internship with us has immediate access to a very dynamic reality in an industry that touches many of the spheres of our day-to-day life, and which offers good prospects for career development on a regional and global scale”, says Paulo Ribeiro, head of Resources Humans at HB Fuller for Portugal and Spain.
“We are one of the largest manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the world and we open the door to everyone who wants to explore the most diverse teams we have in Portugal, developing experience and contacting projects that provide a global vision of our business”, said the person in charge. .
high conversion rate
In recent years, the company has recorded a high conversion rate from internships to work contracts of around 70%, thanks to several factors that HB Fuller has been promoting in the country, such as talent retention policies, flexible work and benefit programs that respond to employee preferences.
It was also distinguished in 2022, for the second consecutive time, as one of the 50 Best Companies to Work For in Portugal by Exame magazine, reflecting good organizational practices, recognition and appreciation of its professionals.
“This increase in the remuneration of internships is in line with our efforts to continue to grow and to be a reference employer in the national market. We want to provide the best conditions for our interns and future employees, and encourage more favorable patterns of entry into the labor market, through good labor practices together with a progressive increase in salary and food subsidy, so that employees have greater financial capacity at the end of the month”, concluded Paulo Ribeiro.
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