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20+ Sites to find work in Paris

Have you decided  to move abroad? Congrats, that is awesome! When it comes to a move abroad, figuring out how you will support yourself is a big part of the journey.

The concern of finding work abroad, especially if you don’t speak the native language is something people often express as a main deterrent to moving abroad. Luckily we live in a time where “work” doesn’t automatically equate to a traditional 9 to 5 job, it could be freelance work, remote work, or running your own business. So that leaves room for a bit of creativity in what your work situation can look like. You could potentially negotiate with your current company for a relocation, explore remote work options, or find a job in your field in the new city you plan to live in.

For those who are interested in moving to Paris, or those that are already based here looking for something new, you are in luck. There are a wide variety of work options and tons of sites to help you find your next job. You just have to know where to look, know how to market yourself, and be persistent until you land something. Below, I’ve gathered up 20+ websites that I have found useful in my job hunt.

General Websites:




Pole Emploi (French unemployment office has a job board)


JobTeaser (Youth, recent graduates)

Leboncoin (French version of Craigslist)

Alternative/ Creative jobs:

SIDE ( Student, side jobs)

Fashion Jobs

Azerty Job ( Startup, innovation, creatives job board)

Malt  (Freelance gigs)

Interim Agencies (Good option to get short-term missions then eventually long-term positions)

AQUENT ( Interim agency dedicated to digital marketing)

Start-up/ Tech:

Welcome to the Jungle ( Startup that is revolutionizing the recruitment process in France)

The Family (Subscribe to their newsletter, they often send out job opportunities)

Station F Job Board (Startup campus that posts job listings from startups/tech companies)

Startup only

Paris & Co (Paris based startup jobs)

English Speaking:

FUSAC ( Anglophone online magazine with job board)

Babyspeaking Agency (Babysitting/ Teaching English agency)

Le Repertoir Gaspard ( I used this agency when I first moved to Paris)

TAPIF (Teaching English Assistance Program in France)  

Development/ Social Impact:


Coordination Sud

Jobs for Change (Job board for jobs with a social impact)

Hope this helps with your potential job search looking for work in Paris or in France. If you haven’t already, check out our free downloadable guide: Moving to Paris: Visa Guide!

Maya Dorsey