Internship PR at European Institute in Nice

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

14 Oct 2017

CIFE is offering a 3-to-5-months-internship* in its Nice-based academic teaching and research centre starting in the second half of October 2017. 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 and in energy transition, CIFE offers a Summer University programme, evening courses, conferences as well as an academic quarterly on EU-related topics. 
We are an international, open-minded and dynamic team showing confidence from the beginning and setting great store by personal responsibility.

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
  • Graphic and editorial assistance in elaboration of new layouts, print and online
  • Research on content and maintenance of the CIFE and IE-EI websites,
  • Assistance with the daily social media communication
  • Assistance in the contact with our students and alumni
  • Editorial work on our print publications, brochures, flyers etc.
  • Assistance in the organisation of alumni events
  • Creation of information materials for study fairs etc.
  • Creation and maintenance of (direct-)mail campaigns
  • Advancement of CIFE's media strategy

Competences and skills required

  • Academic background (BA level or higher)
  • 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
  • The candidate should be enrolled as a student or just have finished his/her studies, as a signed Convention de Stage (a tripartite agreement signed by CIFE, the intern and his/her university or college) is required. Prospective interns must fulfil this requirement to apply.

    * The duration of the internship depends on the candidate's disposability: minimum 3 months
    ** For candidates who are no longer enrolled at a University and who are Germans or live in Germany there is the possibility to apply at the Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk DFWJ to receive an extra-curricular internship agreement (“convention de stage”) within DFWJ’s PRAXES programme. See

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 carreer, 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.
The remuneration of the internship refers to the French legal framework (“indemnité de stage”). 

How to apply

Please address your application to Ms Kristina Petersen and send it until 2 October 2017 to
Applications must include a motivation letter and your CV. References are adjuvant.
The shortlisted candidates will be contacted to set an online interview date.

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