Summer Internship in Caen – Deadline March 30, 2017


JULY 2017

Each summer Alexandria and Caen, which are Sister Cities, exchange student interns who work at the respective City Halls of each city.   The purpose of the internship is to give a young person the opportunity to represent his/her city while working and living in the other city, thereby strengthening the friendship between the two cities.  Caen is a city in Normandy, approximately two hours from Paris.  For more information about Caen, visit

Internship Description:

  • One month of full-time employment at the Caen City Hall as an English-speaking tour guide.  This involves memorizing historical information about City Hall and providing several tours per day to English-speaking tourists.
  • Stipend of 1100 euros provided by the Caen City Government;
  • Free housing provided in a university dorm or with a family arranged by the Caen-Alexandria Sister City Committee; intern must pay for meals, plane ticket, and local travel expenses.
  • Opportunities to meet and socialize with members of the Caen-Alexandria Sister City Committee.


  • Ability to speak, read, and understand French with ease;
  • Resident of the City of Alexandria;
  • Aged 18-21 yrs.;
  • Completion of at least one year of college.  Must be comfortable living independently in a dorm.
  • Good social and communication skills;
  • Excellent references;
  • Ability to cover travel expenses to and from Caen as well as in-country expenses.
  • Willingness to socialize with members of the Caen-Alexandria Sister City Committee.

DEADLINE: Applications and a current resume should be submitted online by March 30, 2017. Please feel free to email any questions to Montie Martin or the general Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee email address at

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:  fill it out online.


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