Internship Project
Social Sciences and Politics

Centre Marc Bloch – German-French Research Centre

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Centre March Bloch e.V.
Subject Area
Social Sciences and Humanities
06 May - 26 July
20 May - 09 August
01 July - 20 September
Internship Modality:
On-site internship in Berlin

The application is closed, and all positions have been filled.
Applications for 2025 will open in October 2024.
Project Supervisor(s)
Various researchers; please find the researchers on the website (team).

Contact for specific questions:  Alix Winter (
Academic Level
Advanced undergraduate students (from second year) 
Master's students 

German and French (one of them fluent), English
Further Information
Project Type
Academic Research
Project Content
Centre Marc Bloch is a German-French research centre for the humanities and social sciences. The CMB, a bi-national institution, is a place for interdisciplinary research and the training of young academics. There are four research focuses within which numerous academic work is conducted on specific projects.

Research Focuses: 
1. The State, Political Norms and Political Conflicts 
2. Mobilities, Migrations, Reconfiguration of Spaces 
3. Dynamics and Experiences of Globalisation 
4. Critical Thinking in the Plural. Conceptual Approaches in Research in the Social Sciences 
5. Environment, climate, energy: Societies and their ecological challenges 
Tasks for Interns
Research support 
  • Research and documentation
  • Translations, transcriptions
  • Other activities in consultation with the supervising researcher
  • Participation in the research seminar as well as in the meetings of a focus selected in advance Organization of scientific events (support of project coordination)
  • Logistical support (contact with caterers, provision of buffets, coffee breaks, etc.)
  • Participation in the organization of an event from A to Z (within the possibilities of the internship period). 

Assist the General Secretariat in the administration of the CMB
  • General administrative tasks
  • Text writing, editing and translations
  • Database maintenance
  • Assistance in the preparation of the annual activity report (bibliography, lists, formatting, etc.) 

Academic Level
Advanced undergraduate students (from second year) 
Master's students 

Students must know French and German - one of these languages fluently, the other at least passively understood.
Interested students are asked to name either a project they want to engage with or a researcher they intend to work with.

Please check the following web pages to find options:
research fields,
research projects,
and researchers

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