CEDEJ is offering two internships in 2023: a librarian internship and an academic communication officer internship
Librarian: The successful candidate will conduct a qualitative analysis of the CEDEJ library’s collections and catalogs, with the help of the Center’s research team. He/she will identify rare books, and will write a report that will help CEDEJ apply to the CollEx-Persée label. Training as a librarian and fluency in Arabic are required; proficiency in English and/or French is preferred.
Academic Communication Officer: With the help of the CEDEJ’s research team, the successful candidate will contribute to the organization of an international conference on Urban Ecologies which will take place in Cairo in June 2023. He/she will communicate with participants before, during, and after the conference, will take care of bookings and logistics, and will edit abstracts and website content. The intern will write a report whose format will be discussed with CEDEJ and sent within a month after the end of the internship. The successful candidate will be a graduate student in the social sciences with excellent writing and editing skills in English (proficiency in Arabic and/or French is valued), a good command of editing softwares, a taste for social science, excellent communication skills, and a knack for teamwork.
Duration of the internship is 3-4 months, starting in April or May 2023. The intern will work 35 hours per week. Working hours will be discussed with the team. The intern will work in the Cairo CEDEJ office. She/he will share a workspace with a team composed of PhD students, researchers, and administrative officers. She/he will work in collaboration with other academic institutions in Cairo. As per French law, the hourly rate of the stipend is currently fixed at 3,90€ per hour. CEDEJ will provide a roundtrip plane ticket to Cairo for interns not residing in Egypt. CEDEJ will help non-Egyptians obtain an Egyptian visa and a residence permit.
Applicants will send a cover letter and a resume to email@example.com before February 1st, 2023. Selected candidates will be interviewed in February 2023.