Internship in France
General Terms and Conditions
These special conditions of sale aim to define the obligations of each party and the conditions under which the school offers the Work Experience program to the student.
The school bears the search for a placement of the student:
For the French & Internship program, program provider puts the student in contact with a host company to obtain an internship in France, for a duration of 2 to 6 months, in the student’s field of studies.
The school guarantees up to 3 job / internship interviews, which must lead to an effective recruitment. The employer will have the final say in hiring the student.
Program provider cannot be held responsible for the behavior or conduct of the employer.
Students must be 18 or over to register for the
Work Experience program offered by the school and must be in possession of a passport or identity card valid for the duration of their stay in France. The minimum French language level required to benefit from the Work Experience program is B1.
Foreign students, except citizens from countries members of the European economic area, are subject to particular admission conditions when the duration of stay exceeds three months (Working Holiday Visa and temporary Work authorization or approval of the internship by the French authority and Long stay Visa).
In order to benefit from the Work Experience program offered by the school, the following fees must be paid in euros:
1 Enrollment fee. this fixed, non-refundable fee covers the administrative costs related to the Work Experience programme at the school.
2. Program fees. these fees cover the research, the support and the assistance provided by the school, regardless of the job/internship’s duration and condition.
Formalities to be completed by all clients
Pre-registration to the Work Experience program:
Pre-registration must be completed at the latest – French & Paid Job program: two months prior to the course start date
– French & Internship program: Between three and five months prior to the course start date, according to the student’s country of origin (5 months for non- European citizens ).
Any pre-registration must be completed with:
The payment of the enrollment fee in order to start the process,
The registration form along with the requested documents (as soon on the enrolment form).:
These documents must be sent by email to the school.
This pre-registration confirms the student’s commitment and motivation.
Assessment of the application by the school Within 2 working days after receiving the registration form, the school shall contact the student via skype to assess his/her motivation. The interview will be conducted in French. The student will also be required to take a France Langue French level test. The school will then approve the student’s participation to its Work Experience programme. a confirmation by email shall be sent to the student 2 days maximum after the interview.
Enrolment shall be completed after full payment of the program fees is received and upon presentation of the documents required: valid passport or Visa delivered by the French embassy of his/her country, a proof of an international insurance and a proof of funds provided by the student’s bank (1 500 € on the student’s bank account). definitive enrollment must be completed at the latest – for the French & paid job 1 month prior to the course start date
For the French & Internship between 2 to 4 months prior to the course start date
. Any request received after the set deadline might be refused by the school.
Cancellation by the student:
14 days before the starting date of the Work Experience program
Before the organization of the internship interview with a host company, the school will keep the enrollment fee as a compensation to the work already done. In addition, the school will apply the school’s General terms and conditions of sale – please refer to the article 3.1 Special terms and conditions of sale and article 7.1 of General terms and conditions of sale.
If the cancellation occurs less than 14 days before the course start date or once the first internship interview has been organised, no refund request will be taken into account even in case of legitimate and compelling reasons.
The student will not be able to postpone his/her course, except in the event of legitimate and compelling reasons requiring the student to leave France (critical illness, death or hospitalization of a family member, for instance). Postponement can only be considered if the student has not yet begun his/her employment contract. Postponement is valid for a maximum period of 12 months. The client shall provide all documents required by the School. (article 7.1.1 CGV)