Immersive Internship Program in Paris

Kickstart your career with a CV-boosting international work experience program.

Gain meaningful skills and global insight with an internship abroad. It’s your fast-track to personal and professional growth. Our work placements in lively Paris let you explore industries including hospitality, business, and fashion (naturellement!).

Like other capitals, Paris can be expensive but has varied food and housing options to make your Euros go further. The city’s vast scale means interns in Paris find train, bus, or le métro the most reliable ways to get around.

French regulations create a reasonable working week where lunchtime is sacred, overtime is rare and people embrace their ‘right to disconnect’.

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What’s Included

What

Career Development

A guaranteed professional internship in your preferred industry

You will get a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice. We’ll carefully design your Immersive Internship Program so it has the perfect ingredients for your career success. From picking the right role for you within our extensive network of partner firms, to ironing out the details with your internship company.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop includes exercises and activities that will help you thrive in your internship as well as your future career. A typical workshop may include sessions on communication, leadership, personal branding, building confidence etc.

Career coaching and support

Your 1-to-1 career coaching session with our qualified coach will help you understand your strengths and gain clarity on your career plans. Scheduled at your convenience, this will be a fantastic opportunity to review existing aspirations or start future plans afresh.

You will also have access to personal career and interview advice throughout the duration of your program.

Curated calendar of professional networking events

Our local team is constantly on the lookout for professional networking events across the city. Make sure you keep an eye out for our invites – these events will be great opportunities to meet inspiring people and make valuable contacts.

Curated online courses and tools

A range of curated online courses and resources to help your professional and personal development.

Please check out the Career Development section below to find out more.

CV support

A stand-out CV will boost your chances of getting a job you love. We’ll make sure yours is finished to the highest standards and is ready to send out.

Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence

Once you’ve successfully completed the program, your alumnus status will be confirmed with a Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence.

Community & Events

Thriving local community

Excited but nervous about your upcoming adventure? No worries – you will join a local community of existing and new interns, who’ve all been in your shoes. Of course, our incredible local Community Team is always there to make sure you have a great time.

Comprehensive 24/7 local support

Our local team will be on hand to make sure you have the best experience possible, and support you in any challenges that you may face during your program.

Orientation

Take your first day settling in (and get over jetlag for those coming from afar!). You will be invited to a comprehensive orientation on your second day in the country, where we will tell you everything you need to know about the city and what to expect from the program in the coming weeks and months.

Welcome dinner

After the orientation, our welcome dinner will be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know your fellow interns better. Many of our previous interns have made friends for life during their internship programs!

Bi-Weekly community dinner

There will be a community dinner every few weeks to keep you in touch with everyone.

Every few weeks we will get everyone together for a fun evening of catchups and good local food.

Local events and day trips

During the program we’ll run three events, from spectacular cultural sites to amazing cooking classes and food tours. Please check out the Community section below to find out more.

A bustling social calendar of exciting events

We run an active program of events; so when you are free join us and let your inner explorer go wild.

Farewell dinner to celebrate program completion

As your course nears its end, celebrate your achievements with our end of program dinner.

Some extras

Visa support

We get it, applying for a visa can be complicated. But don’t worry, if you need a visa, our team will be on hand to support you throughout the process. Head to our Visa Eligibility page to find out if you need a visa.

Airport transport on arrival

We’ll pick you up when you arrive, and take you to your accommodation.

Beyond welcome bag

A bag of exciting hand-picked goodies.

SIM card (on request)

If you need a country-specific SIM card for your phone, we’ll have it ready for you on arrival.

Career Development

Our carefully designed career development program will equip and empower you, so you can flourish during your internship and beyond.

An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses
An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses

A professional internship

We offer a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice, with start dates every month, and durations from one to six months.

An internship gives you sound insight into local business practice wherever you are. Plus real-world skills you can use everywhere.

An internship program where the country, society and language are different is an exciting challenge. By the time you say ‘Adieu’, you’ll be more adaptable, aware, and appealing to employers.

When doing a Paris internship, English skills help. That said, learning French is your key to deeper understanding of everyday life at work and beyond. Parisians do appreciate it takes time to master the difference between ‘tu’ and ‘vous’…

And, of course, sampling the city’s famed culinary and cultural delights lets you see the world through a uniquely European lens.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop is meticulously designed to help you get the most out of your program experience.

Run by inspiring speakers and coaches, our workshop program teems with exciting and useful exercises and sessions that help you hone your skills.

Get ready to come out of the workshop empowered and inspired – both professionally and personally.

Build up your core communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

Work on your personal brand and learn how to build confidence. Discover and harness passions for lasting career success.

Career coaching & support

Our qualified coach will take you through a1-to-1 coaching session. Tailored around you, your coach will walk through the plans, goals, and aspirations for your career. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore who you want to be, both professionally and personally.

You can schedule it around your diary, which is bound to be pretty full, so you can talk about what is most important to you. Do it at the beginning of the program to focus on making the most of the internship. A mid-term session is great if you want to talk about how you’re finding things.Take it towards the end if some self-reflection and forward-planning is in order.

Don’t forget you can get personal career advice and interview tips from our team at any time during the program.

We can also help you perfect your CV and LinkedIn profile, or prepare a professional portfolio.

Online tools and courses

We’ve curated a selection of the very best online tools and resources that will support you in making the most out of your internship experience, and boost your career in general.

A personal development plan toolkit. Online seminars on how to succeed at interviews. Sessions on making an impact, building your personal brand, or developing professional IQ. These are just some of the examples of interesting and useful resources you will have access to.

Community & Events

We want you to feel at home when interning with us. Our Community Teams will help you do just that. They’ll assist you in getting settled in and provide pointers in the right direction, should it be needed.

Paris Internship Community Students in Paris at their Welcome Dinner Interns at a networking event Paris interns enjoy their VERSAILLES DAY TRIP Interns in France go on a Paris market tour Paris cruise event for our internship students
Paris Internship Community Students in Paris at their Welcome Dinner Interns at a networking event Paris interns enjoy their VERSAILLES DAY TRIP Interns in France go on a Paris market tour Paris cruise event for our internship students

Your Paris Community

The city’s vibes reflect the one-of-a-kind attitude of Parisians. Witty, candid, and effortlessly chic. Many people fall in love with the French capital, maybe you’ll be one of them?

Getting used to a new city is always an exciting experience, and Paris will soon feel like an old friend. You’ll have the other interns and our Community team to help make it feel like home.The team in Paris are there 24/7 to help get you settled in. They’ll be able to answer any questions about eating out or trips away.

Welcome Orientation

A full introduction to the program, the city and other interns. The perfect chance to get ready for the transformative few months ahead. There’ll be more dinner invites every few weeks, so keep an eye out.

Networking Opportunities

We’ll invite you to events and networking opportunities in Paris. Build up your international contacts and have fun while doing it.

Versailles Trip

20 kilometers from Paris lies UNESCO World Heritage site Versailles. Built between 1631-1634, this most famous of châteaux has been at the centre of royal and political life in France ever since. Explore the magnificent palace and stroll through the extraordinary gardens. Dive into Roman mythologies, royal gossip, and hidden messages.

Cooking Tour

Starting with a delightful french pastry washed down with a coffee, you’ll go on to experience the best of the markets and chic-eats that Paris has to offer. Get insider tips when you sit down to eat with a local.

Seine Cruise

Like many of the cities with major rivers at their heart, some of the best views of Paris can be had from the River Seine. Take it all in as you enjoy gourmet food aboard a riverboat.

Your Paris program at a glance

See what awaits you – here’s a snapshot of what it’s like to intern in Paris based on a typical 6-week program.

Intern in Paris during her first week

Weeks 1 & 2

Take a deep breath, you’ve finally arrived in Paris.

After all that exciting waiting we bet you are on tenterhooks to check out your new accommodation. The excitement starts the next day as you head to our orientation and welcome dinner. It’s here you’ll get to first meet the other interns and make some new friends.

Starting your internship will be an exhilarating experience. There are lots to pick up and you’ll have a great time meeting the team and checking out the office. It’s a lot to absorb so some after-work drinks are in order, our Community Manager will be all ears about how you’ve found things.

Naturally, you’ll be very focused on work, so the Business workshop will be just the ticket, with useful insights and tools to help you make the most of the internship.

The first trip, to Versailles, awaits you soon. It’s world-famous for good reason and you will never have seen anything quite like it. Impressive is an understatement.

Paris Internship host companies

Weeks 3 & 4

Your manager will be keen to hear how you’re getting on at work and will have some valuable feedback for you. Pop into one of the chic cafés to go over it all.

Our team in Paris will be making sure to invite you to any networking events. You’ll be able to make new contacts while learning more about the business scene in Paris.

Parisians take their coffee pretty seriously, so the tour of coffee shops, markets, and French eateries will be a real treat.

View over Paris

Weeks 5 & 6

You’ll be hitting top gear on your internship now, so build on that with one forward planning.

Your career goals, dream and ambitions can be explored in your 1-to-1 career coaching session. Talk about how your internship has gone and how you can make solid plans for your future career.

Soak up the magic of Paris in our Seine River cruise. Float past the city’s famed monuments while you enjoy a gourmet dinner, champagne, and live music. Tres magnifique!

Say a proper goodbye to everyone you met and the friends you’ve made at our farewell dinner. You’ll have plenty of great memories, as well as great contacts for your professional network. Take a moment for yourself with one last stroll along the Champs-Élysées.

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Program Costs

Our guarantee: In the highly unlikely event that we’re unable to find you a role within your chosen industries, you will receive a full refund of any program payments made.

Already in France? French nationals as well as international students with a valid French visa will be eligible for a €450 discount. If you think you may be eligible, let us know during your admissions interview and we can discuss with you during the call.

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! Please note that flights, food and Visa costs (if applicable) are not included. Visit our visa eligibility page   to find out if you need a visa.

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Length of Program

8 weeks

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Payment Options

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Pay in full discount
In order to qualify for the discount, you’ll need to make your payment in full within 7 days of your program offer.
Less than 7 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of being accepted to the program.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable at least 4 weeks before your start date.

7 – 10 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

11 – 14 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 60% of the total program fee, payable within 8 weeks of your program offer.

15+ weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 8 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 3: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 12 weeks of your program offer.

Living in Paris as a Student and Young Professional 

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.
- Thomas Jefferson

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