About Us

Are you looking for an internship or a summer job in the United States? Does the process seem complicated? Is it difficult to understand where to begin?

If you dream of broadening your horizons, we’re here to help!  Let Parenthese simplify the application process and guide you by bringing you correct, up-to-date information and solutions. 

The story of Parenthèse began in September 2004: read our press release.

We’re a small family business with a team mostly made up of expatriates living in France. We work with a good dose of optimism, real motivation and a solid conviction: gaining practical training experience abroad is a valuable and necessary stepping stone in any career path – and it’s a lot easier than you think.

Our goal is to:

  • Provide you with specific, clear and up-to-date information necessary for setting up your international project,
  • Offer you quality service and efficiency: our small staff makes us faster and more adaptable while bringing us closer to you!

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participants since 2004

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Small family business

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