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French Language Job Fairs


March 20, 2021 - ONLINE

“A virtual fair is a great way to engage students and employers in a remote environment.”

The pandemic has largely deprived French learners of international mobility. As part of the International Francophonie Day on March 20, 2021, this online event offers new opportunities to connect French-speaking American students looking for offers (internship or employment) with French or foreign companies sharing business relationships with France.

Cost: FREE !

When: March 20, 2021

Where: Online (using the platform Handshake)

Public: Students and all jobseekers with a .edu email address

Sign up here: Handshake

More information: Students / Employers / Partner Universities

2021 Virtual Job Fair Full Program

Organized by the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States, in partnership with Louisiana State University, The Institut français, The Association of American Teachers of French (AATF) and the French-American Chamber of Commerce in NYC, SF and Michigan.


Did you know that French skills are in high demand on today’s job market ?

  • French is the third most-in demand foreign language among U.S employers (ACTFL report)
  • The demand for French skills in the US more than doubled between 2010 to 2015 (NAE Report)

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US have partnered with American universities, Francophone embassies and 30+ higher education institutions to hold French Language Job Fairs (Forum de l'Emploi Francophone).

These fairs are excellent opportunities to spotlight French as a professional asset by connecting students from any horizons, teachers and business representatives.


Two Forum de l'Emploi Francophone were organized in New Orleans and San Diego in 2019:

Together, they gathered over 700 participants for 80 job and internship offers !