Useful Links for Parisian students

Looking for some information on what's going on in Paris or how to get around? Looking for a student job or internship? We've put together a list of handy links to get you started!

In and Around Paris

  • The official Paris website has lots of useful information about cultural and sporting events, transportation, parks and gardens, and much more!
  • The RATP is Paris's transportation agency. On their website, you'll find maps, schedules, information on transportation cards, etc.
  • Vélib is Paris's affordable and practical bike share system.
  • Que faire à Paris ? The very latest all types of events around the city!
  • Evous. (In French.) Another great resource for finding out the latest on goings-on around the city. 
  • The Local. English-language news about Paris and France. 
  • My French Life. An English-language blog with lots of articles and resources about France and Paris.
  • Lost in Frenchlation brings French cinema to the international community in Paris, hosting screenings of French films with English subtitles at independent cinemas. They also organize private screenings. 
  • Paris Etudiant. (In French.) A website with all sorts of resources specifically for students, from internship information to events happening in Paris.
  • Caisse d'Allocations Familiales (CAF). (In French.) Many students, even foreign ones, are eligible for French government subsidies throught the CAF. Many COH students are able to benefit from this housing aid!

Jobs/Internships

  • Aquarius Abroad. This agency helps individuals find internships and jobs around the world, including in France. 
  • The Student Language Bureau. The Student Language Bureau is an introductory agency for candidates and recruiters, with free placement service for students and graduates. The agency introduces global recruiters with talents for their junior openings.
  • iQuesta. Looking for an internship in or near Paris? This company can help you find the right spot according to your experience and professional goals.
  • Speaking Agency. Speaking-agency is France’s Leading organization in childcare services in foreign languages and language courses for all ages. They hire many students who speak English (or Spanish or German...) as their native language. 

Work Spaces

  • Koworkr. This site will help you find the right coworking space for your needs. Coworking spaces can be useful if you're working on a group project with your fellow students, or if you need space to concentrate on some individual work.
  • Split Coworking. A coworking space that is great for getting work done, especially if you need a group work space.