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Internships for Pau, France

USAC internships abroad are a great way to enhance your educational experience. Participating in a structured work or research experience with an international organization, whether in-person or virtually, will help you gain valuable skills and hands-on experience while expanding your professional network and immersing yourself in the workplace culture of France.

A $985 internship placement fee will be required of all students participating in an in-person USAC internship. This fee helps offset the costs of securing quality internship placements and helps provide a range of professional development activities, including an online internship seminar, career workshops, and panel discussions.

For more information on eligibility requirements and application process see the USAC internship page.

Virtual placements are offered through USAC’s virtual internship program. For more information about the program, see the virtual internships page.

*Placement with a particular internship provider is not guaranteed

Placements available in the following fields:

Business

Business

A family-owned manufacturing and commercial company founded in 1919 specializing in Basque linen and Jacquard fabric products

Sample Work Responsibilities

  • Learn about the company and the specifics of weaving techniques and textile production
  • Conduct research and compile a list of prospective clients: shops specializing in table and kitchen ware and giftshops; cultural sights, museums, and retailers of textile products
  • Contact prospects, develop relationships, send further information: catalogue, price information, samples, etc.
  • Assist supervisor in managing client relationships and logistics

Requirements

  • French proficiency preferred, but not required
  • Background in business and market analysis preferred, but not required

Formats/Terms:

  • In-Person: Spring Semester
  • Virtual: Semester

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Open
    • Session I / I&II Deadline: April 1
    • Session II Deadline: May 1
  • Fall: Open
    • Deadline: May 15
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: October 15

Eligibility

Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students

Instruction

English | French

Member

APUAF--Association des Programmes Universitaires Américains en France

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