Students

A quick and qualitative
professional insertion

A first job in less than 6 months

The majority of our young graduates find their first job in less than 6 months, mainly in large firms but also in start-ups, SMEs or public companies, both in France and overseas. A large share of them are in fact hired even before they have completed their final internship or their last year of work-study.

A permanent support

Everything is done at the IPAG to ensure that you can enter the workforce quickly and efficiently, thanks to:

  • A support from the beginning of your education until you get your first job
  • The opportunity to multiply your professional experience
  • Involvement in numerous hands-on projects
  • The exposure to hundreds of recruiters looking for "talent"
  • Assistance in setting up your own business if you wish

Top 20 IPAG graduate recruiters

- Accenture                  - Ernst & Young
- Allianz Group            - Havas Group
- Alten                          - Hilti
- Altran                         - Intermarché
- Amazon                      - LCL
- BNP Paribas               - Oracle
- Bouygues                   - SFR
- Crédit agricole           - SNCF Group
- Crédit du Nord          - Société générale
- Deloitte                     - Vente privée

A Career Center at your service

À la carte solutions to boost your employability

Whether you are looking for an internship, a work-study program, a job or simply for advice, you will benefit from all the facilities of our Career Center and personalised career support throughout your studies. The Starting Blocks (undergraduate level) or Booster Days (graduate level) seminars, which are organised on a regular basis, offer you the opportunity to participate in a number of workshops: preparation for interviews, CV proofreading, speaking, image management, professional social network management, salary negotiations, etc.

A special partnership with Randstad

Since early 2019, our school has been a partner of Randstad, a world-leading provider of human resources solutions. Concretely, this strengthened cooperation allows us to improve our teaching content and benefit from their expertise on all our actions aimed at improving your employability.

Career Round Tables to help you find your path

During the Career Round Tables organised at the IPAG, you will be able to meet company professionals working on a variety of themes. Whether they are managers, consultants or entrepreneurs, they come to talk with you and share their experience. These Round Tables help you project yourself and become aware of the professional opportunities that exist in each sector of activity. In short, they are intended to facilitate your choice of orientation.

Regular meetings with recruiters

All year round, you have the opportunity to meet many recruiters during the IPAG Career Days held by the Career Center teams. These are all opportunities for you to meet companies seeking talented people. An internship in a start-up, a work-study program in a large group or your first job in a dynamic SME... Each year, many students are recruited after an initial contact established during this type of event.

A network of alumni at your side

The alumni network now brings together nearly 12,000 alumni around the world. With a dedicated department, it can play a decisive role in your career. As soon as you join the school, you become part of the IPAG Alumni social networking and access the precious directory of ipagiens. Once you graduate, IPAG will support you throughout your career and regularly offers you the opportunity to participate in workshops or sessions with professional coaches.

Internships every year and the opportunity of apprenticeship

Internships every year

To allow you to develop your professional plans and acquire real experience in a company, IPAG allows you to do an internship every year, in France and overseas. These multiple experiences, each lasting from one to six months, are a real bonus on your resume and a guarantee that you will be operational and fully employable at the end of your course.
 

Our internship calendar:

View all our internship offers on the Job Teaser platform

Work-study: the royal highway to employment

Some of the IPAG courses can be done on a rotating basis, at the pace of 2 to 3 days a week " on the ground ". Sharing your time between the IPAG and your host company has many advantages:

  • You accumulate more professional experience
  • You have more time to develop your skills
  • You acquire a solid corporate culture
  • You put into practice the theoretical lessons learned at IPAG
  • A part of your tuition costs is borne by the host company
  • The remuneration is higher than if you were an intern
  • You benefit from the status of employee
  • Work-study often leads to a job

 

There are two types of contrats:

  • A professionalisation contract, with remuneration up to 80% of the minimum wage (taxable).
  • An apprenticeship contract, along with compensation of 53 or 61% of the SMIC (non-taxable).

 

Consult our work-study calendar:

View all our work-study offers on the Job Teaser platform

 

Our apprenticeship programmes:

  • Bachelor Pro BTS's degree course

On the Nice campus, the first two years of our bachelors' degrees, dedicated to the preparation for the BTS exam, can be followed in a sandwich course (all specialisations included).

  • Grande Ecole Programme

Both in Paris and in Nice, the entire master's cycle can be completed in sandwich courses (all the majors of the 4th year and all those of the 5th year).

Looking for help? Questions about work-study?

The IPAG Career Center is there to help you,
do not hesitate to contact our teams:

An incubator to turn your business project into reality

Turn your idea into an innovative business

Do you have a business project? IPAG's Engaged Incabutor will help you make it come true. Legal advice, feasibility study, putting you in touch, development of the business model... You benefit from all the support you need to make your project a success. Located in Paris, in a coworking area in the heart of the Marais, our incubator is open to all our students but also to alumni of the school.

A few success stories of companies that have been incubated

ATTRACTIVE WORLD & SHAPR: Ludovic Huraux (promotion 2004) : sites de rencontre et de networking professionnel
AXIONARIA: Philippe Cincambre (promotion 2006): crowdfunding platform
C-WAY: Jeanne Chaumais (promotion 2002): creator of connected/smart objects
LARUZE: Audrey Paul (promotion 2009): watch designer
HIRCUS: Jean-Nicolas Payart (promotion 2013): accessories and cashmere sweaters
VICOMTE A: Arthur de Soultrait (promotion 2005): high-end designer clothes
SUNGY: Myriam Fournier Kacimi (promotion 2006): solar project developer

Crowdfunding: all the keys to a successful campaign

Do you look for equity to start or expand your business? IPAG has formed a partnership with KissKissBankBank, Europe's leading participatory financing platform. No matter the reason for your fundraising campaign, building up seed or development capital, the Entrepreneurship Center will accompany you in this adventure. Furthermore, the school commits to contribute to your budget up to 30% of the funds raised.

Participate to the Entrepreneurship Trophies

Each spring, we honor the best achievements of our students and alumni at the Entrepreneurship Awards in different categories: Prize for the company created by a student, Prize for the company created by an alumni, Best pitch. The total prize money for these awards is €10,000.

Download the application form