summer 2018 Undergraduate Internship POSITIONS In France

Accepting Applications - January 9, 2018 - February 7, 2018.
For more information and to apply, please visit
Stanford Global Studies Internship Program.


The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies is sponsoring undergraduate internships with leading French-based higher and research institutions in the summer of 2018.

  • Ecole Centrale - Centrale Supélec is an internationally reputed higher education and research institution. Its excellence lies in its combination of fundamental and applied sciences for innovation with social impact. For almost two centuries, CentraleSupélec's top engineers have been practicing their skills and knowledge for the development of corporate institutions and public organizations - 2 positions, between 6/18 and 9/21 (6 weeks minimum) - Lab closed first 3 weeks of August. The student may opt to continue the internship after the lab reopens in the fourth week of August.
  • INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) - Founded in 1964, Inserm is a public scientific and technological institute operating under the joint authority of the French Ministries of Health and Research. The institute is dedicated to biomedical research and human health, and is involved in the entire range of activities from the laboratory to the patient's bedside. It also partners with the most prestigious research institutions in the world that are commmitted to scientific challenges and progress in these fields - 1 position, between 6/18 and 9/21 (6 weeks minimum) - Lab activity is limited from the last week of July through mid-August. 
  • Université Pierre & Marie Curie - Pierre and Marie Curie University or also known as Paris VI, is a public research university in Paris, France. UPMC is the largest scientific and medial complex in France, active in many fields of research with scope and achievements at the highest level - 1 position, between 6/18 and 9/21 (6 weeks minimum) - Lab activity is limited from the last week of July through mid-August. The student may opt to continue the internship after the lab reopens in mid-August.

Grants of $4,500 to $7,000 will be awarded by the France-Stanford Center to cover the cost of travel and basic living expenses. Interns will be required to submit a report of their experience upon their return.

Eligibility

  • The applicant must currently be an enrolled undergraduate at Stanford and in good standing.
  • The applicant cannot have his/her undergraduate degree conferred before the compleetion of this internship. In other words, graduating seniors are ineligible. The exception to this is the coterminal student.
  • Seniors who will be returning to coterm for all of next year are eligible to apply.

Application Process

  • Application period opens: Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
  • Application deadline: Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
  • Applicants must submit a completed online application form including a resume and unofficial transcript of Stanford courses.

Selection Process

  • Applications will be rewiewed by the France-Stanford Center's Executive Committee and the host institution.
  • Selection decisions will be announced by early March.

Fellowship Coordinator
Isabelle Collignon, francestanford@stanford.edu
(650) 725-3029 (voice); (650) 725-9306 (fax)