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INTERNSHIP IN FRANCE AND OTHER FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES

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Presentation on Internship in Rwanda

On Thursday 14 November, 2013, during the International Global Coffee Hour, students Arnaud Muhimpundu (’14) and Anysie Ishimwe (’16) presented on their internship at Nibakure Children’s Village, located in Nyamata, Rwanda, some thirty minutes southeast of the capital Kigali in Rwanda. The orphanage houses currently nineteen orphans living onsite and another eight supported by the surrounding community. Interning students live in the village and have the opportunity to:

  • Work on projects in the village
  • Tutor the children after school
  • Do ministry work with the children
  • Use French and English as their main languages

Sophomore Aurelie McCarus (’16), who is interested in Nursing and French, wrote this response:

I am interested in studying abroad. I was thinking about going to Paris or Nice, France. Then I read about an opportunity to go to Rwanda. I decided to go to the presentation by Arnaud Muhimpundu (’14) and Anysie Ishimwe (’16). They talked about their May term trip to Rwanda and how life changing it was. Hearing the stories and seeing the pictures of the smiling children and moms made me smile. I would like to go there and connect with them and be part of their lives. This made me think of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, where I lived from birth to age six. Going on this trip would allow me to form relationships with people who are different from me, help others in need, and teach them new skills. They will also teach me a lot. The Rwanda May Term would be a privilege for me.

The student may opt for this 4-credit May-June internship at the Nibakure Children’s Village in Rwanda which may replace one 300-level French course and be counted for the major and the minor.

For more information, see http://www.nibakure.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/Nibakure/photos_streamr

Click Here to View the Rwanda Report

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FRENCH EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES CULTURAL SERVICES

The FRENCH EMBASSY offers you the unique opportunity to apply for an INTERNSHIP IN FRANCE in the Public or Private Sector.

Why take advantage of this opportunity?

-spend 1 to 12 months in France
-have a privileged insight into contemporary French society
-master the French language through linguistic immersion
-gain valuable training and professional experience

How to apply?

-application form
---download a Word version here
---download a pdf version here
-resumé in French and English
-2 passport size photos
-cover letter in French
-letter of recommendation by a French professor demonstrating your French level

Send materials 3 months prior to the desired departure date to:


The Cultural Services of the French Embassy
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Mrs. SAIMA ASHRAF-HASSAN
4101 Reservoir Road NW
Washington DC 20007


Tel: 202 944 6011
Fax: 202 944 6268

Contact: Saima.ASHRAF-HASSAN@diplomatie.gouv.fr


LIST OF SELECTED PARTNERS:

-ADICE (Association : Roubaix)
-Agence France Presse
-Agence Michel Lapautre (Maison d'Edition)
-Air Liquide (Jouy en Josas)
-Atlantica Magazine
-Audencia Nantes (Ecole de Commerce)
-Auralog SA (Montigny-le-Bretonneux)
-Banque de France
-BNP Paribas
-Cabinet August & Debouzy
-CDC Ixis Capital Merkets
-Centre Medical de Forcilles (Ferrolles-Atilly)
-Chateau de la Flocelliere
-Chateau Hotel Mont Royal
-Chateau Rauzan Segla (Margaux)
-Christian Dior Haute Couture
-Ecole Nationale D'Administration (E.N.A.)
-Estee Lauder
-Festival International d'Aix en Provence
-Fondation Robert Schuman (Paris)
-France 3 Redaction Nationale
-Haagen Dazs (Paris)
-Hivernales (Avignon)
-Monelidays SA (Paris)
-Hotel Cristal
-Hotel La Mirande
-Idrac Lyon (Ecole Superieure de Commerce)
-Institut des Relations Internationales et Strateqigues (IRIS)
-Institut Pasteur
-KD Conseil
-La Fleur de Sel (Restaurant, Brest)
-Laboratoire Genetique et Physiologie du Developpement
-Laboratoire de Psychologie Experimentale et Quantative
-Langues Assistance (Cabinet de Traduction)
-Le Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
-Le Partenaire Informatique
-Le Senat
-Les Mairies
-Les Petits Freres des Pauvres (Non-Profit)
-Les Prefectures
-L'Union pour la Generosite (Non-Profit)
-Marianne Melodie
-Moet & Chandon
-Musee d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme
-Musee du Louvre
-Oeuvres Hospitalieres Francaise de l'Ordre de Malte (OHFOM, Paris)
-Presses Solar-Belfond
-S.N.C.F.
-Sanofi-Synthelabo Groupe
-Semantis (Paris)
-Services du Premier Ministre
-Shearman & Sterling
-Societe Generale
-Theatre du Chatelet
-Universite Catholique de Lille
-Vivendi Universal