International Culinary and Hospitality Internships

AIW’s international internship programs provide culinary/pastry and hospitality students with the opportunity to gain real work experience in renowned kitchens and properties, expand their professional skills, and explore a new country and culture.

Participants can apply for internship programs in the south of France, the French Alps, Spain, Italy, Mauritius, and Japan, and receive offers of internship placements related to their area of study. In France, Spain, Italy, and Japan, AIW also offers introductory language and cultural immersion courses (e.g. language lessons, cooking classes, food and wine tastings, cultural excursions, homestays for at least two weeks...) to prepare in advance for their internships. From 2023, AIW will offer new destinations such as Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam, Qatar and United Arab Emirates.

AIW international internship participants enjoy continuous support from AIW throughout the enrollment process and the entire internship program, including specialized internship placements. Participants receive their certificates of completion after successfully completing their program. AIW’s internship programs may help fulfill your school's internship duration requirements, and may also be eligible for college credit.