CRIF SmartUp Program

Discover CRIF SmartUp, an innovation lab which aims to engage the best talents through real project challenges with the aim to facilitate career opportunities in CRIF different departments.

  • Date: 08 APRIL 2021  from 15:00 to 16:00

  • Event location: Microsoft Teams

  • Type: Meeting Companies

The project, in cooperation with the University and AlmaCube, will offer 33 students the chance to work on innovative projects together with Senior Project Managers at CRIF.
In order to submit your application, check out the call for applications, you need to register from 29th March till 14th April using the links here below. 

Crif SmartUp consists of two separate programs:  

  • CRIF SmartUp GT in the IT department of CRIF “Global Technologies” > see the link in the box "Useful Information"
  • CRIF SmartUp BA in the Business department of CRIF “Global Delivery” > see the link in the box "Useful Information"

Each program consists of 8 weeks post-graduate paid internship for those students/graduates who will be selected; at the end of the internship period, the candidates who receive a positive feedback from their Senior Project Manager will be hired by the company.  

Applications are open from 29th March till 14th April - if you wish to apply see also the box "Useful information" on this page.

To learn more about the program, take part to the webinar on 8th April from 3 pm till 4 pm

Webinar Agenda

  • Institutional greetings Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
  • Short introduction to the areas of Global Technologies and Global Delivery di CRIF
    Davide Raitano Corporate Chief Information Officer
    Marcello Nadalini Global Delivery Senior Director 
  • The SmartUp project: applications, selection process, program steps - Rachele Benuzzi HR Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • The project method: Open Innovation with Design Thinking - Matteo Vignoli Responsabile Scientifico del progetto-Alma Mater Studiorum 

You will be then continuing the session with CRIF managers in two separate rooms:



  • Massimo Gentilini - IT Solution Area Director
  • Fausto Gentili - IT Infrastructure & Operation Director
  • Umberto Fonda - IT  Manager
  • Davide Zangara - IT Manager
  • Leonarda Napolitano - Certified Delivery Lead
  • Oliver Mathurin - Senior Business Analyst 


Students attending their last year, and graduates within 12 months of graduation of the following Degree Programs: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Science for Management, Artificial intelligence, Automation Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Mechatronics, Electronics Telecommunications Engineering, Engineering Management, Advanced Design, Business Administration and Management, Business Administration, Business and economics.