Spring 2018 Internship at GMF Paris Office

Spring 2018 Internship, Paris Office

Department: Paris Office
Location: Paris
Job Type: Internship
 The Paris Office of The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) seeks intern for a period of six-months who is interested in gaining practical experience in a think tank and policy-driven research on issues relevant to transatlantic relations. S/he will work with the Director of the Paris office and team and participate in a variety of activities that support GMF programs, including research, writing, project development, and events organization. The intern will work directly with specific programs including the Transatlantic Security and Europe programs, as well as on smaller projects on a variety of issues relevant to French and U.S. politics.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Conduct research work on a variety of topics;
  • Prepare and produce supporting material, documents and data selection for presentations and meetings as required;
  • Maintain database, think tanks watch and update of events, conference and seminars in Paris, Europe and the United States;
  • Update Paris contact lists;
  • Contact and follow-up with invitees to conferences and seminars organized in Paris and other GMF offices;
  • Assist in organizing seminars, conferences, editing and coordinating publications;
  • Assist with travel, accommodation arrangements and programming of meetings for staff, U.S. delegations and guests visiting the Paris office;
  • Attend research conferences on transatlantic and European security issues in Paris and write event reports;
  • Translate work from French to English and from English to French;
  • Assist with the communication and advertising of GMF’s and the Paris office’s activities;
  • Daily administrative work;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s degree, ideally in International Relations/European Affairs/Political Science;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in both French and English;
  • Creative, entrepreneurial and responsible;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines while working on longer term projects;
  • Ability to work in an international environment;
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team;
  • Experience in project management, program planning and research assistance;
  • Background or interest in foreign policy, diplomacy, transatlantic relations; ideally, knowledge of European and American domestic and foreign policies and transatlantic relations
Internship format: 6-month full-time internship, Master or post-Master, Internship agreement required
Starting date: end of January / end of February 2018
Remuneration: €550/month + restaurant tickets

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Read more and apply here.

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