Paid Jobs program combines a French course (4 weeks minimum) in Biarritz, Montpellier, Nice, or Paris with job placement following the course in Montpellier, Nice, Paris, and other areas of France. You won't get rich, but you will earn enough to cover basic expenses.

You will work in a hospitality sector. The position offered is likely to be influenced by the applicant’s knowledge of French, previous professional experience, and academic level. Participants may occupy jobs in different departments.


Candidate's Profile

This program is opened to to nationals from: ANDORRA, ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, BRAZIL, BRUNEI, CANADA, SOUTH KOREA, HOLY SEE, ICELAND, ISRAEL, JAPAN, LIECHTENSTEIN, MEXICO, MONACO, NORWAY, NEW ZEALAND, REPUBLIC OF CROATIA, SAN MARINO, SINGAPORE, SWITZERLAND, U.S.A, HONG KONG (SAR), MACAO (EAR) and citizens of THE EUROPEAN UNION (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Denmark, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania).

Age between 18-26 years.


Structure of the Program
The NIK|LAS Study & Work Program consists of 2 phases:

1st: Minimum 4 weeks of Super Standard French language (available in Biarritz, Montpellier, Nice, or Paris).
2nd: The Work placement may last between 2 to 3 months
I Part - Course
The program is designed to help improve your effectiveness as a French Speaker, so you can be more efficient in your work post. With a higher level of French, you’ll be more likely to land a more interesting and potentially tip-earning position. Arrangements can be made to take extra courses before you start your Internship. In order to qualify for the work placement you must have an upper intermediate level of fluency.

Location: Biarritz, Montpellier, Nice, Paris

II Part: The Work Placement Period
You may work in Montpellier, Perignan along the French Riviére. Montpellier is located along the famous French Mediterranean coastline. It is one of France's most popular tourist region, with easy access to Barcelona in Spain, as well as, parts of Italy. The area's mild climate is the root attraction that makes it possible to enjoy the beaches and a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Guaranteed work placements are arranged throughout France and mainly in the service sector.

Type of Positions: Kitchen assistant, room maid, restaurant waiter/waitress, bartender, hotel reception, laundry personnel, animator, maintenance staff, general assistant, restaurant employee, restaurant Sellers, hotel Housekeeping, hotel room Service, Food Salesperson, Shops Salesperson, department stores salesperson, holidays resorts Catering, holidays resort animation, holidays resort housekeeping, Versatile positions, etc.
The work period will be: 2 months to 3 months..
Start Dates:   February- November
On-site Language Skill exam fee: $210 USD (For non-beginners, who skip the language course phase)
Work Placement Fee:  $1440 USD
Location: Montpellier, Nice, Paris and the rest of France
APPLICATION: required documents
  • Send documents at least 2-3 months before arrival date
  • Registration Deposit of $250 USD (Registration cannot be accepted without this payment ) 
  • Résumé either in English or French. (Example Provided)
  • Short essay (1 page): Detailing specifically the kind of experience the student wants to have, what kind of work placement is preferred, and why.
  • Enrollment Form 
  • Send the documents by e-mail to:
  • How to Apply? (Read Here)



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