Take the opportunity to discover the world of French work! In addition to an upgrade, we support you in your project and help you find a quality internship in your field of study!
Be a trainee in France
The «French & Internship» programme is a linguistic, cultural and human experience. You will learn French at school and in an international work environment. You will join a host company in France and discover the workplace «à la française».
To take full advantage of the training and make your internship a key reference on your resume, you must adapt and show motivation, curiosity and dynamism. In order to guarantee an enjoyable atmosphere, it is important to communicate spontaneously with your internship supervisor and team.
Improve your French on a daily basis, at France Langue and at work
French course tailored to your level
A general French course combined with specialized courses that target the skills needed to progress quickly and interact in a professional context (oral fluency, written expression, phonetics, comprehension ...).
20 lessons of general French + 6 lessons of specialized workshops:
• 4 lessons of language reinforcement
• 2 lessons of professional French to learn how to manage concrete situations, to prepare you for the job interview, to learn the basics of customer relations and professional relations in France.
Aim: Offer the opportunity to improve French skills in a professional context.
Duration: 2 weeks or more according to your level.
An internship linked to your academic and professional career goal
France Langue offers support in administrative procedures and professional integration within the host organization.
Aim: Benefit from our partnerships with companies to gain a significant experience and boost your CV at an international level.
Duration: From 2 to 6 months (internship agreement).
Financial compensation: For all internships longer than 2 months in a private company, a financial compensation is paid as of the 1st month (around 577 euros per month minimum).
A secure stay thanks to an ongoing support by our teams for a stay in peace.
Laurène, Work Experience Program Manager
Before your arrival
• Help and information
• Skype interview upon receipt of your application form (assessment of your level of French, your motivation, your expectations and needs: presentation of the programme)
On your arrival in France
• Setting up of one or several interviews
• Support in administrative tasks
• Welcome reception at the France Langue school and handing out of the student card that entitles you to many discounts
• Orientation session: handing of useful tips for the administrative procedures (opening of bank account, French phone number...)
• Opening of a bank account
• Finalisation of the internship agreement
You meet the following conditions:
Are you between 18 and 30 years old?
Does your university/school agree to sign an internship agreement for your internship in a private company?
Are you at an intermediate level in French (B1 minimum)?
Are you able to provide a passport or a valid visa?
Are you available for at least 2 months on a full-time basis?
The steps of your registration
Beginning of French classes: every Monday.
Start of the French program & Internship: on Monday per month in the 4 schools
Interviews with host companies
We offer an internship matching to your profile and availability. Internship interviews take place either on Skype (if done before the arrival in France) or at the office of the host company (if done after the arrival in France).
Be reactive. Preparing and attending the interviews are mandatory. Know that the interview is only a formality for most host companies.
We have implemented a flexible schedule, allowing you to meet the host company when you are not in class.
Attention: a maximum of 3 interviews will be set up for each student.
The host companies
The opportunities of internship depend on your profile and on the host companies. Duration of the internship must be agreed on during the interview with our team.
Your level of French, your educational background and your behaviour will determine the position, tasks and responsibilities that will be given to you in the company. All kind of professional experience will enrich your CV for the host company.
We disclaim all responsibility for internal issues that might arise with the management or employees in the company.
Internships fields: tourism industry, gastronomy, business, communication, marketing, law, journalism, international relations, socio-cultural mediation, public relations, fashion, art ...
The French & Stage program in brief
A full-immersion French programme
French lessons at our center
in Paris, Nice, Bordeaux or Lyon
A programme tailored to your level and made to prepare you for your professional career
A supervised work experience
A serious and carefully
Signature of an internship agreement
regulated by the French law
A secure stay
Permanent support by our team for a peaceful stay
They trust us...
"We are very happy of the student introduced by the Work Experience team who, beyond his personal qualities (good education, kindness, on time, helpful, ...) was able to adapt himself very good and succeeded in the tasks - not always easy - that he had to do."
Vice-president of an environment international association
Our students testify
Management and Communication
Johanna, 20 years old, Dutch,
«An excellent experience, especially for gaining practical experience in law»
Robert, 23 years old, Canadian,
«I think this internship changed my life. My tutor has always been available and trusted me, so much that I was given many responsabilities and projects»
Our school is at your disposal to answer any of your questions about the French & Internship Work Experience programme.