ESU offers Parliamentary Internship in the Assemblée Nationale


The ESU runs a parliamentary exchange programme between Westminster and Paris, offering students the opportunity to intern in the Assemblée Nationale. 1-2 candidates are sent to intern in Paris, normally undertaking a range of work in the Assemblée Nationale with a Deputy. The internship will last between six and eight weeks over the Summer 2014. Exact start and end dates will be agreed upon by the candidate and ESU Paris but usually the internship starts in mid-June.

Candidates must be:

  • resident in the UK,
  • currently an undergraduate in your last two years at a UK university or a postgraduate student,
  • a student of any discipline with an interest in politics,
  • have a good knowledge of French.

Please see for further details and to download the Notes for Applicants.

Closing date: 27 January 2014

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held in early February 2014. The interview will be conducted in English and French and applicants should have an appropriate degree of fluency. Successful applicants will be recommended to ESU Paris for final acceptance.

Applicants should complete the application form, which can be found at  It must be accompanied by a cover letter describing why you are interested in an internship, and how one might assist you in your career goals.

Completed forms should be returned by email to or by post to Education Department, ESU, Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street, London W1J 5ED.