Internships for Credit
Students enrolled in the Master's or Ph.D. in International Relations and Diplomacy have the opportunity to do a credit-bearing internship, allowing them to gain relevant professional experience, explore career paths, and make useful professional contacts, all while earning credits toward their program.
Internship placements are usually in Paris or the greater Paris area. Alternatively, AGS provides students with the opportunity to do an internship in Mauritius: more information here. Internships may exceptionally take place in other cities of France or in other countries.
AGS has a very good track record in internship placement. Over the years the school has developed connections and gained an excellent reputation with a large number of organizations where AGS students regularly intern. While students are responsible for conducting their own internship search and placement is not guaranteed, AGS provides support and advice as well as contacts with potential organizations. Additionally, AGS provides the necessary legal agreement to allow students to intern in France ("convention de stage").
Note: This list is non comprehensive
Internships have to be at least 220 hours spread over one semester (a typical internship is 15 hours a week over 15 weeks), and have to be approved by AGS in order to ensure that they properly complement the program and best serve the job aspirations of the student.
Each internship receives three credits as an elective course; students may do up to two internships for credit.
Interning students are assigned a dedicated internship director who guides them in the fulfillment of written and oral requirements in order to incorporate their internship experience into the academic program. These requirements include:
AGS 2013 Conference
April 18-19, 2013 in ParisTheme: "Identity and Gender Politics within International Relations"
Patrick Clairzier Haiti-USA
After working in financial services for ten years, AGS has provided me with a platform of different views and new perspectives on world affairs from which to build a new career in international relations.