ITER Organization in Cadarache
Internship opportunities at the ITER Organization
Task Title: INTERN-DG03-Digital Communication and Social Media Domain: Director-General Department: Office of the Director-General Division: Communication Section: Not applicable Duration (in months): 3 to 6 months Location: France, 13067 St Paul Lez Durance Cedex Description of tasks:
This internship will be focused on the use of social media and other digital communication techniques to enhance public outreach and awareness about ITER and fusion.
Task 1: Review ITER’s current use of social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. including also Asian social media channels) as well as presentations, web pages, and other digital communication techniques; Task 2: Compare ITER’s use of these tools to those of other science organizations; Task 3: Propose and design possible new styles and approaches to help explain the ITER project to lay audiences; Task 4: Assist the team in other communication-related activities (e.g., writing, guiding visits, local outreach).
The ITER Organization offers internship opportunities to undergraduate and postgraduate students with the objective of providing these students with the opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of study, whilst collaborating in an international, scientific and multicultural environment. Internships are offered for up to six months, extendable for up to one year (depending on the category). To find out more about our internship program, please refer to our website (click here)
For any further questions, please contact [email protected]
Internship opportunities are limited to nationals from countries participating in the ITER Project (China, the European Union, India, Japan, Korea, Russian Federation, and the United States).
Please also note that interns are not considered staff members and shall, therefore, not have the status of “Staff” as per the ITER Agreement and the Headquarters Agreement (see more information on these constitutive agreements in Legal Resources). Neither the ITER Staff Regulations nor the privileges and immunities granted to ITER Organization staff are applicable to interns. The ITER Organization salary, pension scheme, and social insurance coverage do also not apply.
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