What is CIF?
CIF International French-speaking Centers are a subsidiary of the French Lions Club. The Board of Directors consists of 16 members: the President and Directors representing each of the 15 districts.
Created in 1958 by Professor Pierre Fabre, initially as "The Lions in Toulouse"
Development of international understanding among young people
The development of the French language and culture
The National Assembly in the framework of the Mission of Information on the French Language in the World in its report No. 3693 emphasized the important contribution of the French-speaking international centers, that is, the Lions Club in the development of the French language and culture.
Interns: 18 to 25 years old French speaking people from all continents
Events during the internship: work on the topic defined by conferences,. Debates, visits; the presentation of his country, the final show and the report on the completion under the supervision of a team of managers.
Duration: four weeks, including a week in the LIONS host family.
More than 9,500 interns representing 125 countries have now reached Amicale (www.amicif.fr) and operate CIF
Young people learn to understand their differences, share their common aspirations and so on, and respect each other.
How to become an intern?
ONLINE REGISTRATION IN CIF
OPENING: END OF DECEMBER
CLOSING: END FEBRUARY
- Marital status: single
- Minimum age: full 18 years until July 1
- Maximum age: 25 years (choice of center according to age)
- French level: basic knowledge of French.
Below is a list of documents that you will need to complete registration. It is advisable to get them before the procedure.
Passport (valid for at least 3 months after the end of the internship)
Required photo (in color) up to 500 x 640 pxl
Motivation letter (by hand)
Letter of recommendation - (lettre de parrainage) (+ contact details of your sponsor (last name, first name, email address, telephone number)
A letter from your French teacher confirming your level in French (contact information of your French teacher (last name, first name, email address, telephone number)