Apprenticeship 'work-study' contract
French 'alternance' opportunity to pursue a Master's degree whilst working and earning a monthly salary (12 month contract).
Before applying, please ensure that you:
speak fluent English & have the right to live and work in France (EU national or visa)
have previously lived (studied, or worked) in France for a minimum of 6 months
have at least level B1 in French
Apply now for opportunities
starting in 2023-2024
What is an alternance contract ?
It's an opportunity that exists in France and allows students to continue higher education (with a fully-funded Master's degree) whilst working for a French company. Considered as a training-based program, it provides a real gateway into the professional world and allows graduates to learn and earn at the same time.
How does it work?
You can choose any of the Master's programmes offered by iPag Business School or Studi.com
You'll spend four days working at MES and one day studying towards your Master's degree.
You'll receive a monthly salary and the company will pay for your Master's tuition fees.
Examples of Master's degrees available
iPag Business School
Digital Marketing & Data Analysis
UX Design & Digital Business
Digital Entrepreneur & Project Management
Manager of Digital Transformation
Studi.com (partnered with several business schools)
Marketing & Communication
Marketing & Business Development
Chief Digital Officer
Strategic HR Manager
In order to complete a Master's degree (BAC+5) in 12 months in France you must have already completed a 4 year Bachelor's degree (3 years + year abroad).
If you completed a 3 year Bachelor's degree your Master's degree will be 24 months in order to reach the BAC+5 status. Most of the programme options listed above have a 12 and 24 month option. My English Sister currently offers a 12-month apprenticeship contract.
roles available within the company
manage social media
branding & design
create digital content
perform data analysis & SEO
HR & Recruitment
develop recruitment strategy
market job opportunities
review & interview candidates
manage & support employees
Education & Pedagogical Dev.
develop teaching programme
design & create teaching tools
create training materials
deliver teacher training
Legal & Regulatory
understand French labour law
assist with work contracts
liaise with regulatory bodies
draft & review legal documents
If you're interested in being considered for an apprenticeship position please send your CV and cover letter (specifying the role and Master's subject you're interested in) to email@example.com
You will then be contacted for an initial phone interview to review your suitability. Successful candidates will be invited to identify the University and Master's programme that they would like to pursue. Once an appropriate degree has been selected the candidate will be invited to complete two video interviews, one in English and one in French.
We also welcome you to contact us directly via email for any questions regarding the opportunity.