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Internship Positions

About the AI-driven Business research area

The AI-driven Business research area, is one of four areas of excellence of Rennes School of Business. 30 full-time professors are involved in research projects in the area across all business disciplines. Professors involved carry out leading research on how AI practices are transforming business practice. The research outcome target for projects is studies that are publishable in top-ranked academic journals. Particular research concentrations within the AI-driven Business research area include: topic modelling of corporate documents, AI and business strategy, implementation of AI innovations, operations and project management, responsible AI business, consumer perception of AI products and services, and predictive analytics more generally.

Contract type: 4- to 6-month full-time fixed-term contract, starting March 2020 under conditions of the French Internship System.


The research area is looking for interns to assist professors with the development of their research projects. Depending on the project, the tasks may include:

  • Support in the preparation of suitable datasets

  • Organisation, transcription and coding of data (videos, texts, online data, records etc.)

  • Qualitative analysis of data

  • Data analysis with standard statistical software such as Python, Stata, Matlab, or R


  • Currently completing a master's degree in statistics, economics or business

  • English fluency as the position will be carried out fully through the English language

  • A strong communication ability

  • An ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time

  • An enthusiasm around the application of AI technologies to a business practice context


The position is based in Rennes, the capital of Brittany in France. It is located in Western France, one hour and 30 minutes from the centre of Paris by train, and less than one hour from the coast. Rennes has a strong economy and is recognised for its outstanding quality of life and cultural environment with a wide range of private and public amenities. Rennes is also home to a very strong technology cluster and active entrepreneurial ecosystem.

About Rennes School of Business

Rennes School of Business is a fast-growing institution providing undergraduate and graduate education to more than 4,500 students from all over the world. A triple accredited institution (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA), consistently ranked among the top French business-schools, Rennes SB is the most international business school in France and one of the most multicultural of its kind, with a Faculty that is 91% non-French, coming from 40 different countries. The student body consists of 53% international students coming from more than 70 countries, making it the perfect environment for international students.

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