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What to expect in France

France, littered with spectacular castles and home to more varieties of cheese than days in the year, is noted for its highbrow culture and priceless art. A deeper look, however, reveals strong community traditions, aesthetics as a daily life practice, and globally influential values regarding democracy and philosophy. Its location, culture, and unique character make France the most popular tourist destination in the world.

Where do we operate programs in France

What type of programs can you do in France

INTERN ABROAD IN FRANCE

The World Endeavors Intern in France program takes place in Paris and the thriving coastal city of Nice.

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STUDY ABROAD IN FRANCE

The World Endeavors Study in France program takes place in Angers.

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Our France Programs

Shown below are all of our program options for this country. If you can’t find a suitable program then please use the main program finder to continue your search.

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Occupational Therapy Internship in France

Within the clinical and hospital settings of France, Occupational Therapy interns collaborate closely with occupational therapists, honing their skills in patient care while simultaneously expanding their knowledge across various domains of their profession.

Occupational Therapy Internship in France

Within the clinical and hospital settings of France, Occupational Therapy interns collaborate closely with occupational therapists, honing their skills in patient care while simultaneously expanding their knowledge across various domains of their profession.

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Wine Internship in France

In France, wine interns are given the opportunity to explore the fascinating world of vineyards and wine companies. They play an integral role in supporting various activities, ranging from production to marketing.

Wine Internship in France

In France, wine interns are given the opportunity to explore the fascinating world of vineyards and wine companies. They play an integral role in supporting various activities, ranging from production to marketing. This immersive experience not only helps them acquire practical skills but also fosters a deep admiration for the wine and culture of the specific region they are working in.

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Social Work Internship in France

Within France, Social Work interns partner with nonprofit and government organizations, providing valuable support to individual clients and actively participating in community outreach initiatives, while also contributing to public health and safety programs.

Social Work Internship in France

Within France, Social Work interns partner with nonprofit and government organizations, providing valuable support to individual clients and actively participating in community outreach initiatives, while also contributing to public health and safety programs.

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Public Health Internship in France

In France, public health interns collaborate closely with public health officials in government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Together, they undertake projects centered on preventing diseases and injuries, evaluating community health needs, tackling environmental challenges, and shaping public policy.

Public Health Internship in France

In France, public health interns collaborate closely with public health officials in government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Together, they undertake projects centered on preventing diseases and injuries, evaluating community health needs, tackling environmental challenges, and shaping public policy.

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Physical Therapy Internship in France

The internships available for physical therapy students in France provide a multifaceted learning experience. By working in the offices of physical therapists and sports trainers, interns not only enhance their understanding of patient care but also gain exposure to the business and administrative side of their profession.

Physical Therapy Internship in France

The internships available for physical therapy students in France provide a multifaceted learning experience. By working in the offices of physical therapists and sports trainers, interns not only enhance their understanding of patient care but also gain exposure to the business and administrative side of their profession.

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Nonprofit Management Internship in France

Nonprofit Management interns in France may actively participate in community outreach initiatives, organizing and coordinating events that raise awareness about the organization's mission and encourage local community involvement.

Nonprofit Management Internship in France

Nonprofit Management interns in France may actively participate in community outreach initiatives, organizing and coordinating events that raise awareness about the organization’s mission and encourage local community involvement.

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Museum and Cultural Management Internship in France

The internship program in Museum and Cultural Management in France provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in numerous activities, including research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration.

Museum and Cultural Management Internship in France

The internship program in Museum and Cultural Management in France provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in numerous activities, including research, curation, archiving, analysis, restoration, and administration.

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Marketing Internship in France

In France, marketing interns can be found in advertising agencies as well as in the marketing departments of various companies. They play a crucial role in campaign planning and management, market analysis, website and social media assistance, and client interface.

Marketing Internship in France

In France, marketing interns can be found in advertising agencies as well as in the marketing departments of various companies. They play a crucial role in campaign planning and management, market analysis, website and social media assistance, and client interface.

Every World Endeavors Program Includes

Our international programs are intentionally curated to be comprehensive, and include all that you need to succeed and stay safe abroad.

YOUR PROGRAM

  • Customized to match your interests and goals
  • Year-round program availability and start dates
  • Flexible durations

ACCOMMODATION

  • Variety of options depending on program type – host family, shared apartment/house, student residence
  • Vetted and hand-selected with quality and safety in mind

TEAM OF EXPERTS

  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator

PEACE OF MIND

  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance

PREPARATION AND SUPPORT

  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support

RE-ENTRY AND CAREER INTEGRATION

  • Re-entry handbook and support
  • Assistance with resume updates
  • World Endeavors Alumni Network

HEALTH & SAFETY

When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.

WHAT TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME IN FRANCE

France offers a wide range of activities and experiences to enjoy during your spare time. Here are some suggestions for things to do in France:

  • Explore Historical Landmarks: Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, the Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy, and the Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley, among many others.
  • Wander through Museums and Art Galleries: France is home to some of the world’s most famous museums, such as the Louvre in Paris, the Musée d’Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou.
  • Taste the Culinary Delights: France is a culinary paradise, and indulging in its cuisine is a must. Savor classic French dishes like escargot, coq au vin, croissants, baguettes, and a vast array of cheeses and wines.
  • Relax in Parks and Gardens: Take a leisurely stroll or have a picnic in one of France’s beautiful parks and gardens.

Recent France Testimonials

Margaux QInternship in France

I highly recommend WE! The placement has lead me to have a amazing experience.

Caitlin GIntern in France

I cannot say enough good about my experience in Nice, France. I was given the opportunity to take two weeks of French classes (which only took up about half the day, so I had free afternoons to explore the area) and then intern for 8 weeks with an organization in Villefranche. I was incredibly lucky. I was supported by the local staff in France and World Endeavors, but also welcomed with open arms by the president of the Association who not only helped me with professional tasks, but toured me around the area and even invited me to dinner for a home-cooked meal. My host mom also invited me to the theater with her and in lieu of making friends through the school since I was only there for 2 weeks, I actually made some friends through Bumble BFF! Overall, I wouldn't change a single thing about this experience. Despite some days being harder than others, it was so unbelievably worth it. I can't believe it was real!

Caroline FIntern in France

I learned a lot about how social work functions in France. I gained personal experience working with a non profit organization that helps low income people obtain housing. I wanted to learn more about the subject as a whole, work with people, and improve my French and I did all three of those things.

Jillian MStudy Abroad in France

I realized once I got back that I learned more than I thought I did—not that I didn’t think I learned a lot, already. Three of my goals were to make more international friends (check), amp up my French comprehension (check), and expand my worldview (check).

France FAQs

Do You Need a Visa to Travel to France?

You will need to have a valid passport to travel to France. However, you may not need a visa if you stay in France for 90 days or less. Depending on the length of your program, you may need to apply for a long-stay passport or a student visa. Depending on the visa you are applying for, you may also need proof of financial means and health insurance.

Don’t worry too much about your visa requirements, though! Once you choose a World Endeavors program, our helpful advisors will guide you on visa requirements and the process you’ll need to follow.

Is it Safe to Travel to France?

France is generally considered safe for travel. It’s a popular destination for its rich culture, historical landmarks, and culinary delights. While petty theft and pickpocketing can occur in crowded tourist areas, exercising common sense and precautions can minimize risks. Stay informed about local guidelines, follow safety advisories, and be mindful of your belongings.

What Currency Does France Use?

France is part of the European Union and uses the euro as its official currency.

Where to Travel in France?

France is a country with a wide variety of places to explore. From the beautiful beaches of the south to the bustling cities of the north, there is something for everyone in France. Some must-see destinations include Paris, Nice, Bordeaux, and Marseille.

What is the Population of France?

The population of France was around 67 million people as of September 2021.

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How to apply

You’ve decided to go abroad – amazing! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. We can’t wait to get you on your way!

STEP 1
EXPLORE & ASK

Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.

STEP 2
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.

STEP 3
ENROLL & PREPARE

Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!

STEP 4
START YOUR ADVENTURE!

You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready. It’s time to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!