Two good places to start when looking for employers in France are:
The following resources should help you find out about organisations in France:
Has an online membership directory you can search.
In the online directory, 60% of the 600 member companies are French.
Use the advanced search to find UK employers located in France
Lists France's most attractive employers, resulting of a survey of French graduates by Trendence
LinkedIn is the leading professional networking site to explore opportunities in the area and connecting with organisations and alumni across the world and to find out about job opportunities.
Suggested LinkedIn groups include:
You can also search for LSE alumni when you log on to LinkedIn. Find out more about using LinkedIn in your career.
Connect with LSE alumni
The Alumni Association in France organises events and networking.
Cross-industry job boards:
- LSE CareerHub
- Apec (Association Pour l’Emploi des Cadres – Association for Executives’ Employment)
The main French job board for graduates, managers and executives, highly recommended.
Apec is also a key resource for labour market information by sector, by region or by type of role. They also offers high quality careers information and advice online, free one-to-one appointments as well as free workshops for graduates and executives across France. They organise job fairs and other events throughout the year in different French cities.
Specialised job board for students and graduates, offering internships and entry role jobs, with thorough employer presentations.
Job board of the French Job Centre, with 600.000 job vacancies online, non-specialised.
Banking and financial services:
Leading website for job opportunities for students, graduates and executives in finance, banking, accounting and insurance.
Financial markets job and internship portal for mathematics backgrounds and quantitative skills.
Dedicated to jobs and internships in the management and finance sectors.
Jobs in the financial and insurance sectors.
Legal and paralegal:
Leading website for legal and paralegal professionals.
Specialised in legal and financial sector jobs.
Devoted to the agri-food, agricultural, food distribution, environmental, restaurant and industrial equipment sectors.
Job offers and advice for managers, engineers and technicians from the food and agriculture sector.
Specialised in positions and companies in the aeronautics industry.
IT and digital opportunities:
The leading website for IT-related positions, with information on salaries, legal issues and other pertinent topics. Also well known for its job fairs in different French cities.
National and local government:
National civil service job opportunities.
Territorial civil service job opportunities.
Culture, arts and heritage:
Opportunities for executives in culture, heritage, arts, and other sectors.
Environment and energy sector:
Dedicated to environmental and sustainable development positions in air, water, energy and waste management.
Specialised in energy and environment jobs.
Fashion, luxury and beauty sector:
Fashion, luxury and beauty sector job, internship and freelance positions, and up-to-date industry news and market trends.
Industry and construction sector:
Jobs in the industry and construction sectors.