Job opportunities worth exploring in France for people with proficiency in English
Posted on April 17, 2017
Contrary to the popular perception, there are quite a few job opportunities for people with proficiency in English.
For instance, the embassies/consulates of English-speaking countries located in Paris offer jobs on a contractual basis. Eligibility to work in such missions would require candidates to be adept in written as well as spoken English as this would entail interacting with the French a lot.
In addition, Paris houses a numerous NGOs and other institutions where job opportunities are said to be published very frequently – every week, says the Local.
Paris-headquartered UNESCO reportedly has about 2,000 employees, belonging to 170 + countries, on its rolls. Entry into this prestigious institution, however, might not be easy for all. But Paris also is home to International Federation of Human Rights and many other human rights organisations. They would need English speakers and writers in large numbers
Many French educational institutions like universities and colleges need part-time lecturers, known as vacataires. These positions are also available at prestigious institutions.
If one is tourist buff, she/he can brush up historical knowledge to become a tourist guide. If one is fluent in both English and French, it is a very attractive option in a country which is a very tourist-friendly country. In fact, with 80 million tourists a year, France is said to be one of the most visited places on the planet. People can pursue it even if they have not done a course in guiding.
On the other hand, companies frequently seek relocation experts. This job would entail helping out new arrivals to settle down in the country.
More French companies need English writers or translators for English or for writing documents.
As banking cuts across all geographies and with Paris hosting most major banks, they would always need English speakers and writers for their clientele across the globe. Without a diploma or a degree in financial disciplines too, one can land a job here.
If you are looking to Migrate to France, get in touch with Y-Axis, one of the more prominent educational consultancy companies, to apply for a visa from one of its offices.