Go to France for a year, study the language and earn some money: all of this is possible with Vacances-Travail, a programme for students looking for a job, also known as Work and Travel.
; here you will be assigned a permanent, well-paid job. Participants receive the SMIC (the minimum wage in France: on average, 1200€ after taxes) plus tips.
In some regions of France, employers of may also offer free accommodation and meals to the participants of the programme. This is why many of our customers choose to work on the periphery rather than in the capital itself. Thus, the Vacances-Travail programme becomes not only a wonderful experience and an opportunity to travel, but also a chance to earn some money.
Usually, Vacances-Travail programmes offer jobs in the customer service sector: the most common one is working as a waiter, but you can also be a chef's assistant, a hotel receptionist or a shop assistant with a flexible schedule (35 to 40 hours a week).
The candidate receives a long-stay visa for 4 months, which is then renewed for up to one year.
Quartier Latin will offer you the most interesting internships in France and Europe amongst the available vacancies, will prepare the necessary documents for employment and will help you to obtain a Vacances-Travail visa and accommodation in France. Our clients find work in Paris, in Côte d'Azur or in other regions of France and receive our support not only before, but also after arrival.
Examination of your file, interview with a representative of Quartier Latin, signature of the contract, prepayment 950€ (prepayment)
Selection of an employer, negotiation and final approval. 950€
Before heading to France, you have to solve a lot of organizational issues associated with getting a French visa, selecting accommodation and choosing an educational institution.
If, upon your arrival in France, you have not turned 18 years old, under French law and that of most European countries, an adult citizen must assume responsibility for your stay on the territory of the country.
While drafting and putting together your dossier, you will encounter some specific features and requirements that cannot be bypassed.
Why do you need a CV when applying to universities in France?
A motivation letter is a very important part of your dossier.
The French government take care of gifted students or those who have low incomes, so that they are not left without the allowances, rewards and social benefits at their disposal.
One of the important stages of applying to virtually any educational institution of France is the interview with its representative.