Business France Nordic

Trainee Program (V.I.E)

The V.I.E (Volontariat International en Entreprise) is an international trainee program allowing companies based in France to send young Europeans on a working assignment abroad for a period varying between 6 and 24 months, renewable once, to match their specific needs.

Very advantageous and cost effective, the V.I.E program is managed by Business France and enjoys a public status within a protective framework.

My V.I.E story: Pauline Gareau, international trainee at Servier in Finland

Pauline Gareau has had a unique professional and personal experience in Finland at Servier Laboratories, thanks to the V.I.E program.

My V.I.E story: Dimitri Mohit, international trainee at Crédit Agricole CIB in Finland

Thanks to the V.I.E program, Dimitri Mohit has had a unique professional and personal experience in Finland at the Crédit Agricole CIB.

My V.I.E story: Marie Le Bras, international trainee at Pierre Fabre Laboratories in Denmark

Thanks to the V.I.E programme, Marie Le Bras is living a unique professional and personal experience in Denmark at the Pierre Fabre Laboratories.

More Nordic companies could benefit from the V.I.E. international trainee program

There are more than 10,300 V.I.E. international trainees in 130 countries all around the world, and about 200 in the Nordics, which make this destination the 12th most attractive. Let’s go back to the benefits of this program for Nordic companies and local candidates.

My V.I.E. story: Baptiste Keller, former international trainee at Alfred Berg in Sweden

There are more than 200 international V.I.E. trainees in the Nordic countries. This trainee program allows any type of company to send young talents to expand abroad. Here is the story of Baptiste Keller, former V.I.E. trainee in Sweden for Alfred Berg (BNP Paribas Investment Partners in the Nordics).

My V.I.E. story: Théo Egal, international trainee at Idealec in Denmark

Read the story of a young international V.I.E. trainee in Denmark, working for a company specialized in eletronic components. The V.I.E program allows companies based in France to recruit their future talents.

Working in Sweden: Tips by Karin Björkman

A glimpse of the Swedish workplace...

Our V.I.Es share their experience – Robin

Robin tells us about his experience at Recipharm.


230 companies have been using this program in the Nordic countries since 2001

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