Knowledge Centre on Trade and Investment: Internship

We are seeking a full-time intern/stagiaire to support the ICC Knowledge Solutions Department with its work on Commercial Law and Practice, Customs and Trade Facilitation, and Taxation, as of 10 June 2019 for a period of 3-6 months.

Please note that all candidates must be enrolled in an academic institution and must provide a “convention de stage.” Also, non-EU residents are required to have valid papers (long-stay student visa and/or carte de séjour).

The intern will support three ICC Commissions (Commissions on Commercial Law & Practice, Customs & Trade Facilitation, and Taxation) within the ICC Knowledge Centre on Trade and Investment.

The intern will assist in the development, preparation and communication of new and current policy projects and activities, through both administrative (logistics) and substantive (research, drafting) tasks. Such tasks may include supporting ICC’s policy advocacy, researching background themes and new items, drafting meeting minutes and substantive summaries for member distribution and assisting in the planning and logistics of Commission meetings.

  • More information on the work of the Commission on Taxation is available here.
  • More information on the work of the Commission on Commercial Law and Practice is available here.
  • More information on the work of the Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation is available here.

The ideal candidate should:

  • be pursuing a Master’s degree or equivalent, with a focus in economics, law, international relations or another relevant field;
  • be a Native English speaker with excellent writing, analytical and organisational skills;
  • be meticulous in carrying out required duties;
  • have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint);
  • have strong interest in the fields of trade, law, taxation and customs (previous experience would be an advantage);
  • be a team player who is interested in working with a dynamic and diverse team while gaining experience in an international policy environment;
  • have outstanding communications and interpersonal skills;
  • be able to work autonomously and with little supervision.

If you are interested and fulfil the above requirements, please send us your cover letter and curriculum vitae (in English) to Alexandra Kolev (

Applications will be accepted until 19 May 2019.

Important information:

  • Internships are remunerated according to French law. Internships are full-time. The average working week is 35 hours.
  • A convention de stage established between ICC and the intern’s university or institute of origin is compulsory (French Act n° 2006-396 of 31 March 2006). An application without a memorandum of agreement (“convention de stage”) will not be considered.
  • The intern must have appropriate insurance valid in France for any damage caused to a third party (third party liability insurance: “assurance responsabilité civile”) and a social insurance (illness, work accident…)
  • Nationals from outside the European Union or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Andorra, Monaco, or Switzerland are required to get an appropriate visa from the French consulate.

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