Event Coordination Internship (English-Spanish-Portuguese)

ICC Training and Conferences offers the opportunity for a student, who wants to complement his/her studies by a contact with the professional world, to acquire a practical experience in an international organisation.

The internship is for a period of 6 months starting in June 2017. The intern will be under the supervision of one of our team’s Project Coordinators.

Tasks entrusted to intern include:

  • different administrative tasks and preparation of documents, letters, evaluation forms, biographies, etc.
  • translation of general and legal documents into English, Spanish and Portuguese
  • promotion of our upcoming events: emailings and correspondence with contacts and partners
  • special help with the 3rd ICC Asia conference, ICC-FIDIC conference, 12th ICC NY Conference,15th annual ICC Miami conference on International Arbitration
  • follow up with Spanish and Portuguese speaking speakers and participants
  • logistical preparations for upcoming events
  • research for potential media partners/supporters
  • on-site logistics for several events
  • possibility to attend trainings and conferences that take place during the internship

Communication / Events / Business / Law / International Relations student (interest in international commercial law and arbitration would be an advantage).

Eligibility conditions

  • A memorandum of agreement (convention de stage) established or to be 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 an 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…).
  • The intern should be fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The knowledge of French or another language would be an advantage.
  • The intern should be organized, meticulous, detail-oriented and motivated.
  • Good computer skills are required.

Important information

  • Nationals from outside the European Union or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Andorra, Monaco, or Switzerland should get an appropriate visa from the French consulate.
  • Internships/stages are remunerated according to French law.
  • Internships are full-time. The average working week is 35 hours.
  • The purpose of an internship is not to lead to further employment within ICC but, as mentioned, to complement an intern’s studies.

We strongly advise you to undertake the application process two or three months in advance in order to start the internship on time.

If you are interested, please send an application letter including your curriculum vitae, to Emma Dannevik by email. For further information on what we do, please visit our website: iccwbo.org/events