Paid Culinary Internship in France

Type In-Person Internship
Duration 24 weeks
Next Date
Starts from $2990

Destination: Europe

Discover our incredible internship program in France, where students have the remarkable opportunity to train in renowned culinary restaurants.

Whether you aspire to master the art of the kitchen or excel in hospitality, this program offers real-world experience that’s both enriching and paid. Immerse yourself in the heart of French gastronomy, gaining invaluable skills and insights while earning as you learn. This is your chance to embark on a culinary journey in one of the world’s most renowned food capitals, setting the stage for an exceptional career in the culinary arts or hospitality industry.


Age : 18 years old+
Education : Enrolled at University
Language : English, French
Minimum Experience : Future of Work Foundation Program
Visa requirements : Trainee Visa

Our in-person internships are designed to develop students’ Core Competencies

  • Time management
  • Technology Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Active listening
  • Creative thinking
  • Being detail-oriented

Jérôme Le Carrou

Founder & Executive Director

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Tuition & Inclusions

  • Guaranteed paid Internship Placement
  • CV/Resume Consultation
  • Private Housing (util incl.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinners
  • Pre-Arrival Planning & Support
  • Future of Work Foundation Program
  • 24/7 In-country Emergency Assistance
  • CISI Travel/Health Insurance
  • Pick-up from the Airport
  • On-site Orientation Activity
  • Preloaded Transportation Card
  • SIM Card
  • First Day of Work Introduction
  • Monthly Cultural Activity
  • Online Professional Speaker Series (Monthly)
  • Online Career Networking Event (Quarterly)
  • Career Readiness Report
  • Completion Certificate from Next Step Connections

Set Dates

Custom Date

24 weeks $2990

What makes this program unique?

Hands-On Paid Culinary Experience

Participants will have the opportunity to work in renowned French restaurants, gaining hands-on experience in a professional kitchen environment. Exposure to authentic French culinary techniques, ingredients, and cooking styles, contributing to a well-rounded skill set.

Cultural Immersion

Immerse themselves in the rich culinary traditions of France, experiencing firsthand the artistry and passion that define French gastronomy. Learn about the cultural nuances that influence French cuisine, providing a unique and valuable perspective on international culinary practices.

Resume Enhancement and Career Opportunities

The completion of a prestigious culinary internship in France is a valuable addition to a resume, making participants stand out in the competitive culinary industry. Open doors to potential job opportunities, both in France and internationally, as employers often value hands-on experience gained in renowned culinary environments

Language and Communication Skills

Develop language skills, particularly in French, in a real-world, professional setting. Enhance communication skills by working in a multicultural kitchen, fostering the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact us if you can’t find an answer to your question in our
Frequently Asked Questions.

Our program stands out through its unique combination of hands-on culinary experience in renowned French restaurants, cultural immersion, and personalized mentorship from experienced chefs. We prioritize both skill development and cultural enrichment.

Safety is our top priority. We work closely with partner restaurants to provide a secure environment. Additionally, we offer support services with a dedicated point of contact for any concerns.

Yes, participants will receive a competitive stipend for their work during the internship. Compensation details are structured to align with industry standards and the specific requirements of each restaurant, ensuring a fair and rewarding experience for our interns.

We carefully curate partnerships with renowned restaurants known for their commitment to culinary excellence. Participants can expect a diverse range of culinary experiences, from traditional French cuisine to innovative and modern approaches, providing a well-rounded skill set.

We offer comprehensive support services, including assistance with visa applications, accommodation arrangements, and language resources. Pre-departure orientations and ongoing support during the internship ensure that participants feel confident and supported throughout their journey.

How Does It Work?

Voices of Success : Alumni Testimonials

What is your Next Step?

The Kalpavriksha or Banyan tree is a mythical tree that said to fulfill all wishes, we at Next Step Connections believe every wish holds the potential for existence.