Category Archives: Work experience & internships


Student testimonials: “stages” in France

Internships or stages in France are heavily regulated. Aix-en-Provence is quite a small town, and it can be difficult to find companies that offer interesting internships for language students.   Read more

Anna France, Marketing Director, Langports

Anna France, Marketing Director, Langports

Improve your English skills in an Australian company

Over the past 11 years, Langports has welcomed more than 22,000 students from 70 nationalities, and they all had one thing in common: the desire to improve their English skills for work, study or travel purposes. However, students are often looking for more than just English classes, they are looking for the opportunity to practise their English in real life situations.

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Témoignages d’étudiants: expérience professionnelle à France Langue

Témoignages de deux étudiants : Joel et Katharine, qui sont venu en France pour améliorer leur Français et acquérir une expérience professionnelle à l’étranger.

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Work experience and internships at France Langue – How it works.

Work Experience programmes are becoming more and more popular every year at France Langue. We talk to Laurène Meulemans who is in charge of our Work Experience service at the school.  Read more

Andreas Laimboeck, General Manager, LTL Mandarin School

Andreas Laimboeck, General Manager, LTL Mandarin School

Why an internship in China?

The most obvious answer would be: How could any ambitious young person today possibly not do an internship in China!

In a competitive work environment where graduates face fierce competition for jobs, for most industries Chinese work experience and/or language skills are today what a Harvard MBA used to be 10 years ago – yet so few people obtain them.

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Internship programmes at Accademia Italiana

Internship programmes at Accademia Italiana

The Internship Program more than just a language program

The Internship program we offer at Accademia Italiana is one of our most successful and popular. Mainly, students want to learn a language because they want to have more chances of getting a good job.  If  you give them the possibility of combining the language course with   work experience, you are giving them an added value and  better chances of getting  a more qualified job. Read more

Work experience and internships abroad: managing student expectations

Advising students on work experience and internships abroad is a complex process. Managing student expectations is the key to ensuring they have a positive and happy experience. Read more

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Members of IALC share their insights on the language travel industry. Contributors are owners, directors, managers, teachers or administrative staff of IALC-accredited language schools worldwide.

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