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01 Dec 2014

Internship opportunity at CIFE, Nice

LogoCIFEmCentre international de formation européenne (CIFE) European higher education and research institution is offering a 3-months-internship in its Nice-based academic teaching and research centre between January and April 2015.

CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Bruxelles and Istanbul. It receives special funding in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union.

Every year, students from all continents and a great variety of countries enroll in its programmes. Next to its Master’s programmes in European and international studies CIFE offers a Summer University programme, evening courses, conferences as well as an academic quarterly on EU-related topics.

Workspaces and Job Responsibilities

The vacant internship is offered in our public relations department.
Your fields of work would be:

  • Assistance to the general work of Public and Press relations

  • Research on content and maintenance of the CIFE and IE-EI websites, the newsletter and social media

  • Content research and elaboration of a communication strategy for a new programme

  • Editorial work on our print publications, brochures, flyers etc.

  • Creation and maintenance of (direct-)mail campaigns

  • Advancement of CIFE's media strategy

Competences and skills required

  • Academic background (BA level or higher)

  • The candidate should be enrolled as a student (and possibly have an internship agreement with his/her university)

  • Strong interest in European integration and International Relations and/or Public Relations

  • Fluency in English and good knowledge of French and German

  • Strong initiative, flexibility and autonomy in your work habits

  • Team-working skills

  • Cultural sensitivity

What we offer

During your internship you will experience a strong professional environment where you will have many opportunities to network, learn and develop in areas of your interest, helping you to shape your future career, inter alia you can experience different workspaces of a higher education institute.
Furthermore you gain the opportunity to work in a pleasant international and multicultural working environment in close cooperation with students, administration and faculty.
As remuneration we offer our interns free accommodation in the apartment of our institute in the centre of Nice (approx. 5 min. from the Mediterranean Sea).

PLEASE NOTE: this is an internship  - an unpaid, voluntary learning position, with no travel expenses offered.

How to apply

Please address your application to Ms Kristina Petersen and send it until 1st of December to assistant3@cife.eu.
Applications must include a motivation letter and your CV. References are adjuvant.
The shortlisted candidates will be contacted before 10th of December set an online interview date.