AGE 19 to 30 years old
4 to 12 weeks
PERIOD all year round
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WEP offers participants the opportunity of work experience in the French hospitality field. Participants have the choice of a placement in hotels/restaurants or camping sites. As interns, they may work at the reception desk, in the restaurant/dining area or in housekeeping/gardening (max. 35h/week). If the participants choose a 2-3 months program, he/she will receive a monthly allowance (+/- 400 euros per month).

Accommodation & meals

The hotel provides interns with accommodation, full board and laundry service.
The campsites provide interns with accommodation and laundry service, but no meals.

Terms of participation

  • Be a EU citizen
  • Participants must be between 19 and 30 years old
  • Have a good knowledge of French
  • Be extremely motivated
  • Be a hospitality student looking for an internship in this field (mandatory internship convention approved by the school)
  • Have previous work experience in hospitality
  • Have travel insurance covering sickness, accidents, repatriation, and third party liability

Financial terms

Included: research and placement with a hotel or campsite - accommodation and meals as described - local program support - administrative fees - various taxes
Not included: transfer - round trip transportation - local transportation if needed - personal expenses - travel insurance - passport fees

Sample placement

Work placement/Tasks

A nice family hotel facing the fishing port in Lorient (Brittany). 27 bedrooms with TV and WIFI access. The restaurant is famous for shells and fish dishes. Various tasks at the hotel and restaurant: serving breakfast, reception desk, room cleaning…

Dates and duration

3 months (July, August, September)

35 hours/week, 2 days off per week, 436,05 euros monthly allowance.

Accommodation/meals/laundry: Bedroom at the hotel. Must be kept 

clean and tidy, will be checked on arrival and departure. Smoking is forbidden. Sheets and towels are provided and washed by the hotel. 3 meals are provided by the hotel, even on off days.

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Program Costs

4 weeks   $950

8 weeks   $1,050

12 weeks  $1,150






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