An internship is a period of practical training as part of a study programme. It provides students with an opportunity to put into practice the theoretical knowledge taught in class, and allows them to gain genuine work experience.
Understanding the process
- For mandatory internships, an internship agreement is established, and the intern retains their status as a pupil or student throughout the training period. In accordance with the Circular
- In the case of non-mandatory internships, the intern is considered to be an employee and the host company is subject to the regulations on recruiting employees: consult the procedure "How to recruit staff"
For further information, consult the factsheet: "Internships"
Details of the procedure for declaring an internship to the Employment Office can be found below.
You can also consult the following document:
The educational institution must send you an internship agreement, which must be approved and signed by you, the school, and the intern.
In addition to a copy of the internship agreement, you will need to provide:
- A copy of the intern’s identification in the case of European Economic Area nationals
- A copy of the intern’s Monegasque or French residence permit in the case of non- European Economic Area nationals
You can submit your declaration online using the dedicated online service.
Once you have made your declaration, you will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by email.
You should send the documents, along with the intern’s address during the internship, to the Youth Employment Unit.
You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt.