Internship in Science and Innovation

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SCIENCE & INNOVATION

The Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in the US is recruiting talented, highly-dynamic and international-oriented individuals (preferentially U.S. residents) for its “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” section in Boston.


These internships will allow you to experience the vibrant multi-cultural environment of the French Consulate in Boston. You will become part of a young team of high-level professionals dedicated to the promotion of international scientific collaborations and start-up developments. These intensive and well-supervised internships offer an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and international networks in the fields of technology innovation and entrepreneurship.

What we offer

A full- or part-time non-paid internship starting immediately for 2 to 6 months

Assignment:

- Strategic monitoring and reporting on the last innovation, technology transfers and entrepreneurship trends in the US (for the weekly scientific articles in French having 11,800 subscribers and for in-depth reports like “the cleantech innovation support system” or the “US entrepreneurial culture”).

- Organizing the partnership missions of labs, companies and clusters coming from France

- Helping in regular event preparation

- Attending conferences and networking events in the field

- Assisting the design of “French Tech Insight” the monthly e-newsletter in English

Qualifications required:

- A scientific background (ideally a major in a scientific field + a minor in entrepreneurship)

- A high interest for the scientific research in general and for the innovation process in particular, i.e. technology commercialization and start-up creation.

- Good analytical and synthesis skills

- Excellent writing and communication skills in English

- Excellent networking skills

- Basic French language skills

For further questions, please contact :

Antoine MYNARD
Attache for Science and Technology « Innovation »
Ph : 617-832-4464
antoine.mynard@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Dernière modification : 05/02/2010

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