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Internships & academic experiences abroad

In the framework of the traditional 3-year program, students must achieve several internships, in France and /or abroad. These experiences allow them to put theoretical knowledge into practice in a supervised professional environment.

Internships, with their various durations and growing responsibility, enable students to become familiar with business and prepare them to join the job market after graduation. The variety and duration of these placements are particular to the school.

Internships calendar (PDF)

CONTACTS

Career Center
INSEEC Business School Paris

Amandine BAILLET
Isabelle POMBO | +33 1 53 38 11 61
Asma OUMHAND | +33 1 53 38 11 60

CONTACTS

Career Center
INSEEC Business School Bordeaux

Leslie RIVALLAN | +33 5 56 00 73 71
Daniel AMBRY | +33 5 56 00 73 75
Bénédicte CHARTIER | +33 5 56 01 77 81

CONTACTS

Career Center
INSEEC Business School Lyon

Amandine BAILLET

CONTACTS

Career Center
INSEEC Business School Chambéry

Michèle BEROD | +33 4 79 25 38 51

Internships with increasing degree of responsibility

At INSEEC Business School, 4 internship periods are planned over the 3 years of the program. 3 of them are mandatory.

Initiation Internship

At the end of the 1st year (L3 level)
Mandatory

Duration: 8 weeks minimum which at least 4 in an international context

Initiation Internship

This first experience consists of a concrete approach to the realities of social and business life and, according to the direction chosen, allows the student to get involved in real social, cultural or even humanitarian projects. In the sales/commerce sector, this internship gives the student the opportunity to experience the operational manner of client relations.

Final year Internship

At the 3rd and last year os studies (M2)
Mandatory

Duration: 22 weeks minimum, in France or abroad

Final year Internship

Ce stage permet de s'impliquer sur des fonctions managériales et fait généralement office de période de pré-embauche.
Il s'agit d'exercer une mission de cadre débutant dans le but de structurer son projet professionnel et de renforcer la construction de son CV. Ce stage s'inscrit directement dans la continuité de la majeure suivie par l'étudiant et idéalement en lien avec le mémoire de fin d'études.

Optional long path

Optional year (between M1 and M2)

Duration: 9 months minimum, in France or abroad

Optional long path

The objective of this gap year is to do a long internship in order to fully understand the workings of a company and to put the courses of the 2 first years into perspective.
Such experience, appreciated by recruiters, gives students the possibility of immediate access to operational responsibilities, with clearly missions. It is also one of the best ways for our students to develop their professional network.

International Internship

At the end of 2nd Year (M1)
Mandatory

Duration: 16 weeks minimum abroad

International Internship

The student must undertake an internship in order to gain initial professional experience in a foreign company or NGO, and to develop independence and adaptability, while adding an international dimension to their profile. The student must also take a university session/summer session in the Groupe INSEEC campus in London or Chicago or in a partner university.

Tools to facilitate your internship research

INSEEC Business School students who search internships can:

Seek the help of the Career Center

to access to chosen internship offers, receive advice and help in building their career plans.

Participate to the Business Week

The recruitment forum organized by the school who brings together nearly 500 companies on four campuses, each year.

Use the JobTeaser platform

where they can find thousands of internship / apprenticeship / job offers and many tools to help them in their professional orientation in the digital campus.
Companies can publish their offers via the following link.

An extended immersion with apprenticeship

Extend immersion in a company allows the student, with the status of employee, to combine academic knowledge with significant professional experience. This enriching solution can lengthen the duration of study and gives rise to a heavy workload.

Apprenticeship contract

Apprenticeship can take place in the Paris campus (for the 3 years of the program) and in the Chambery campus (only for the M2).

The students who are part of this program benefit from major advantages:

  • the tuition fees are, for the most part, handled by the host company (and also by the Ile-de-France Regional Council)

  • students receive a remuneration for their missions

  • they build an extraordinary professional experience of 1, 2 or 3 years in a company