All Inclusive internships
The La Giraudiere internship
is an all inclusive internship - we provide the internship, the
accommodation, the meals and a whole lot more. Read on to see what
exactly is included
Transportation & Transfers: All arrival and departure
transfers to and from Chalais rail station are included.
Bicycle: For getting around
and to Brossac village, bikes are provided and included.
Accommodation: You will have
your own bedroom in one of the apartments at La Giraudière. Each
apartment has a shower room/ wash room which
you will share with
those in your apartment (each apartment has 2 or 3 bedrooms). The
apartments are clean, bright, comfortable and well equipped.
Linens: Once a week the bed linens are changed and the
apartments are cleaned. Towels and sheets are provided and included.
Meals: All meals are included for the days you are at La
Giraudière. Breakfast is normally cereals, fruit, toast, yogurt,
coffee, tea and juice. Lunch
is normally alfresco and consists of
salads, meats, cheese and quiche, but can vary depending on the time
of year you stay. For the evening meal here
we like to have everyone
take a turn so as to provide a bit of variety. During your stay you
will have to take your turn cooking, but don't worry, it is always
joint effort and help and advice can always be provided.
Group Excursions & Outings:
Once every three weeks a group excursion is arranged and provided,
so during your stay you will benefit from at least two group
excursions and/or outings.
Weekends: Weekends are an
ideal time to explore the region, and transfers to and from Chalais
rail station are included. Remember to budget for
or English, Lessons: A
language course is included in this internship. Upon arrival, an
assessment of your ability in French, or English, is made and lessons are planned
accordingly. There are group French lesson for all residents half a
day each week plus interns will have two further half days of
one-to-one French lesson appropriate to your needs. A final
appraisal on your improvements
compared to your original assessment
is carried out during the last week of your internship, and an award
of French,or English, Language
attainment is presented along side your Certificate of Internship and Letter of Achievement.
Work Materials and Supplies: All necessary materials are
provided and included.
Internet, WiFi, and Cell Phone
Reception: There is Internet access and if you bring a
laptop, tablet, or other type of device, there is free Wifi
included. You may use the telephone to call home but please keep
calls to a minimum as broadband here in Brossac is not always free.
Advice and Training: If there is something particular you
would like to learn during your stay and you feel we could advise or
train you, then please ask,
and if we can help it is included.
Certificate of Internship,
Letter of Achievement, and
award of French, or English, Language Attainment: and an improved
Resume / CV that is search engine friendly. All is included.
Weekly Trips to Chalais Market:
Every Monday morning there is a
traditional French market at Chalais, and transport to and from the
market each week is included.Other Weekly Events: The La
Giraudièrians are given every opportunity to become immersed in
local French village life and are invited along to many of Brossac's
weekly clubs, which include boules, badminton, cards, lotto, football
training with the village team and more
Internships that include all