WEP International Programs

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 AGE : 
  19 to 30 years old

  4 to 12 weeks

  all year round

WEP offers participants the opportunity of work experience in the French hospitality field. They have the choice between 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). The hotel provides interns with accommodation, full board and laundry service. The campsites provide interns with accommodation and laundry service but no food. If the participant chooses a 2 or 3 month program, he or she gets a monthly allowance (+/- 400 € per month).

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 in the flat. Sheets and towels are provided and washed by the hotel. 3 meals are provided, even on off days.

Terms of participation

- Be between 19 and 30 years old 
- Have a good knowledge of French 
- Be extremely motivated 
- Be a hospitality student and looking for an internship in this field (mandatory internship agreement approved by the school) 
- Have previous work experience in hospitality 
- Be a EU citizen 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 assistance • administrative fees • various taxes. 

Not included: transfer • return transportation • local transportation • personal expenses • travel insurance.