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View Vacancy - Nuclear Trade and Investment Intern (FRA317)

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Department for International Trade (DIT)

The British Embassy in Paris is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. It is also part of the UK’s France Network (including offices in Lyon, Bordeaux and Marseille) and representation to international organisations in Paris (OECD and UNESCO) and Strasbourg (CoE) and is currently looking for a Nuclear Trade and Investment intern to integrate the Department for International Trade.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To contribute as a team to the development of the Nuclear Trade and Invest pipelines and ensure that all projects are recorded and updated monthly. Utilising and building strong networks within the nuclear industry that will help DIT identify new export and investment opportunities.
  • To contribute to the organization of various events to reach DIT targets, including internet-based webinars, B2B events, presentations and trade fair or exhibition events; identifying key themes to discuss on this events and stakeholders that should be part of them.
  • To support the efforts of the Nuclear Team during the crucial period leading up to a possible UK-France nuclear summit. Analysing areas of interested for both countries that will contribute to reinforce their bilateral relationship.

  • Excellent relationship-building skills with the ability to deliver results;
  • Deep expertise within the Nuclear Industry in France/UK;
  • Strong Network within the Nuclear Industry in France/UK
  • The ability to complete work to a high standard under pressure and the ability to manage competing demands and priorities effectively;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French;
  • Ability to think strategically and spot new opportunities.


  • Experience of working in a policy context;
  • Experience of working in an international environment.

Collaborating and Partnering, Building Capability for All, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
20 July 2017
Full-time, Intern
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Embassy
€1000 net
1 September 2017

This is a full-time and internship contract with a duration of 3 months.

All appointments are subject to professional background check satisfactory security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of his/her passport or national identity card for all nationalities held, an up-to-date criminal record (casier judiciaire) for recent countries of residence (which can be obtained online at, two written proofs of address (utility invoices and/or bank statements) and two references.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in France are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local French employment law and FCO guidance for Local Staff. The posts we offer are not an entry point into the UK’s Diplomatic Service.

Your application will only be considered if you follow the guidance below:

  • Your application must be sent in English only.
  • Your application must clearly indicate all nationalities you hold.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.

This opportunity is closed to applications.