The team of the Permanent Secretariat of the association, composed of varied and versatile profiles (diplomacy, public relations, communication, programming, operations, etc.), is currently looking for an internship to fill the functions of Assistant to the Deputy Director General (F/M).

The mission will take place within the Permanent Secretariat of the Paris Peace Forum.



You will make an active contribution to all files and assignments within the executive office, and in particular to the following tasks:

  • Manage diary and correspondence in the Executive Office;
  • Organization of executive travel, coordination of team on foreign trips;
  • Research on Paris Peace Forum themes;
  • Management of institutional and external relations;
  • Preparation and organization of seminars;
  • Help organize the General Assembly and Executive Committee meetings;
  • Help prepare the November Forum;
  • Liaise with other departments.



  • Level of training: Master 2;
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt;
  • Dynamism, autonomy, anticipation;
  • Mastery of digital tools (Office pack, videoconferencing software);
  • Excellent command of English and French (C1 level equivalent), knowledge of another official UN language is appreciated.



  • Good organization and methodological rigor;
  • Good knowledge of international organizations and strong sensitivity to the issues addressed by the Forum;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to manage stress, particularly in the weeks leading up to the event;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.



  • The internship will take place at the Paris Peace Forum, located in Paris (15th arrondissement).
  • Internship available from 15/04/2024, for 6 months full-time. Internship agreement required.
  • Gratuity of 750 euros gross, luncheon vouchers and reimbursement of 50% of the cost of transport.
  • Through its Recruitment Policy, the Forum is committed to Diversity while evaluating applications fairly, respecting and promoting equal opportunities. We welcome all singularities and are committed to creating an inclusive working environment.
  • The Paris Peace Forum is committed to preventing discrimination and promoting equal opportunities. All our positions are open to people with disabilities.


Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to, specifying “Internship Assistant in the Executive Office” in the subject line.



The Paris Peace Forum is a platform that brings together global governance players, supports projects, and builds coalitions to find solutions to the world’s major challenges. Throughout the year, the Forum works to strengthen the governance of global public goods such as space, cyberspace, and the oceans, and to improve international management of significant issues, from the development of artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies to the risk of pandemics and global warming. Its annual event brings together heads of state, government, and international organizations, as well as leaders from civil society and the private sector, around concrete initiatives, with an emphasis on North-South cooperation.