What's up: Internship in EUSA

What's up: Internship in EUSA

In the February edition of the What's Up EUSA Student Column, we get to know a bit more Quentin Grivel and Clemence Enjalbal who did their Erasmus+ internship in EUSA, which was part of their work-study programme.

Back in France, they are engaged in the master degree on Marketing and Commercial performance at the PPA Business School and at the same time working for the Organizing Committee of Rugby World Cup France2023 as venue director assistants in Saint-Etienne, with different tasks.

For the past 2 years, I have overseen the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policy in Saint-Etienne venue. I have been working on subject such as waste management, food wastage and experience of spectators with disability. With time, I get more and more interested by technical subject like broadcast or power and water system, so from February 2023 I will become technical manager assistant in Saint-Etienne.
But my life is not only study and work. I am a nature lover, I like to go on hikes and enjoy being surrounded by nature, to listen at the small stream next to me, the birds singing, and all the nature has to offer. I also like to travel and work in countries to discover the culture and live like a local.
I do practice sports in general, swimming, cycling, snowboarding, but mainly practice rugby. I have been playing for a couple of years now but more recently it is my second year in a female rugby team at XV. I play either lock or blind/open side flanker. What I like in this sport is that it helps to clear the head and the contact through tackles allows to let go away all the frustration accumulated at the end of the day.  

I am 24 years old, and I have been now working for the Rugby World Cup in Saint-Etienne as venues director assistant for the past 2 years. I have been able to work on different subjects like the promotion of the event, the technical aspects, or even studies on CSR subjects. I am now working totally as assistant manager of the volunteer’s programme, a project I have also been following since I joined France 2023.
At first, my missions consisted in promoting the programme, especially to students and sports organisations. Then, I followed the evolution of the applications and established a communication link with the candidates. I worked on the constitution of the teams for the different positions. Now, we are completing these teams with the help of the programme manager, we are working on the layout of the future volunteer centre, and we are preparing various events such as team meetings, general and specific training courses.  
Outside of work, I am a big fan of sports, especially football, rugby, cycling and winter sports. I also enjoy trail running, hiking and snowboarding in my free time.

At EUSA, Clemence and Quentin were researching the scope of university sport in Europe, doing market analysis and findings. The result will be part of their graduation thesis. The Erasmus+ traineeship is co-funded by the European Union.

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