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28 Feb 2018

Since 1995, ALPARC - the Alpine Network of Protected Areas, supports cooperation between the management teams of the protected areas of the Alpine arc for sustainable management respectful of natural resources, better promotion of the Alpine natural and cultural heritage, sustainable regional development and the safeguard of the link between Man, especially young people, and the natural mountain environment. The network plays a part in supporting innovative management practice, beyond administrative and language borders.

We are currently looking for an intern in communication & media project assistance to take part in a 6-month work placement in our office in Chambéry (France). Working in close coordination with the Project Management & Communication manager, the intern will support the ALPARC team in a range of communication and management activities in particular in the frame of the educational project “Youth at the top”.

Your tasks

  • Supporting the organization, management and communication of the international educational event “Youth at the top” (
  • Updating and creating content for ALPARC websites (Joomla) and other social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter
  • Contributing to the ALPARC newsletter and Emailing
  • Supporting the whole team in translations, as per language skills
  • Assisting the team with day-to-day duties

Our conditions

Duration: 6 months
Expected Start date:  2 April 2018
Location: Chambéry, France              
Conditions:  internship with compensation according to the statutory regulations (around €500/ month) for 35 h per week. 10 days leave. Occasional travel for meetings

Your profile 

  • Degree in communication, media, sociology, political sciences, international relations or equivalent.
  • Perfect command of English and good command in at least 1 or 2 Alpine languages:  Italian or Slovenian, or German and/or French.
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database)
  •  Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or similar software is desirable

Furthermore, you:

  • are dynamic, proactive and able to work both in team and independently
  • seek a concrete and rewarding work experience in a multicultural setting to complement your studies.
  • have a strong interest in nature conservation and international cooperation.

To join us

ALPARC internships are only open to candidates registered in a University/school/institute. Please note that this is a compulsory condition.

To apply:

Send us your CV (European type only - Europass) in English or French and a Cover letter (1 page maximum) written in English to by 28 February 2018 .
Subject line: “Internship Communication 2018”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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