VIE – Volontariat en Entreprise

vie Volontariat en Entreprise


The National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN) with UBIFRANCE, the French agency for international business development, France


Young professionals between 18 and 28 years from a member State of the European Union

Funding Scheme:

National placement programme


To promote highly-rewarding professional experience


The VIE (Volontariat en Entreprise) is a French international corporate placement programme for young professionals between the age of 18 and 28 who are European Union nationals. Becoming an International Intern means going abroad to carry out a remunerated professional assignment for 6 to 24 months whilst benefiting from protective public law coverage. The National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN) promotes the VIE and UBIFRANCE, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. Mainly intended for students, recent graduates or those looking for a job, the French International Internship Programme offers a highly-rewarding professional experience, a real springboard for an international career. The VIE is dedicated to all professions: financial, marketing, international business and trade, corporate auditing, accounting, mechanics, electronics, telecommunications, I.T., construction and civil engineering, agronomy, tourism, law, human resources, and many more… Leading international groups and SMEs advertise their assignment offers on the CIVIWEB website. International Internship is not voluntary work. VIE are paid an all-inclusive monthly expenses allowance, which varies depending on the assignment country, but regardless of the level of qualification. A concrete example of this project is the experience of a French guy, from the south of France, who moved to Brussels, working for the Group PSA Peugeot Citroën – “Psa finance”. This project involved this guy in some tasks as marketing analysis, using excel and discovering new functions in the program. His job is primarily focused on the calculation of the tax interests in the sale of cars, benchmark, reporting to the boss the previsions done in the past months about that. In addition, he studies the market in Benelux, making comparisons about the Peugeot cars and the other products sold in the same country. With this basis, he has to understand how much the product will cost to the enterprise the following month: if the manager accepts the price, the enterprise buys the stocks according with the intern suggestions.


IGN France International – Maison Mozart – 8 rue du Sentier – Paris 75002 – Tel. +33 (0)1 42 34 56 56, Email

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