How to find jobs in Paris? Pretty hard with over 10% unemployment rate! But here you will find places where they offer part time and full time work.
What kind of job are you looking for?
If you're a qualified worker it's like everywhere around the world we need you. It's always a good idea to look for jobs they need English speaking. Speaking both languages will help you for sure to find a work.
If you are looking for a long term job, you can work like a nanny (au pair) or an English teacher. French Newspapers have generally a section for jobs. Look at the classified ads, go to a job center (Agence Nationale pour l'Emploi) for every types of jobs a. The Agence pour l'Emploi de Cadres is for professional jobs listing.
The American Chamber of Commerce will give you some good information.
Many travelers would like to find a short term work or a seasonal job for paying their trip. Screen the ads regularly in the local newspaper. Look at the signs on the windows. Don't be shy to ask to the owner of a restaurant or hotel if they need help.
Easy Expat online gives you a bunch of info and a list of summer jobs at Disneyland near Paris to Ski Resorts Courchevel. Youth Hotels offer too jobs regularly, just contact the local one. Find the address and phone at www.fuaj.org
Ideas for seasonal jobs:
Do you want to stay minimum few months in France? It will be better to look for jobs in Paris before you go. Try to find one in advance. Internships are a good way too.
Contact the French-American Chamber of Commerce (www.faccnyc.org) and directly the companies (list at the Chamber of Commerce). They could hire you depending of your qualification.
Live in a family, get a bedroom, food and pocket money. Will ask you to look after the kids and some small duties. It's a good way to live in the French Community! Will improve your French skills...Different companies will help you for that:
Some jobs in Paris for English will be being a teacher, many schools will required a (TEFL) certificate. If you just look for few hours to help a child with his English, just check the local newspaper. Put a ad at schools. Most of them have a board where you can display ads.
International Schools Services hires teachers. French Ministry of Education Teaching Assistant ship in France send people to teach English in France.
Louvre Museum is opened every day except Tuesdays. See the Mona Lisa painting, Venus de Milo
Musee d'Orsay is closed on Mondays. Impressionist paintings, Monet, Renoir, Gauguin
Museum Rodin open daily except Mondays. See The Kiss, The Thinker
Le Marais district is famous for its small boutiques
Galeries Lafayette major department store in Paris. Beautiful stained glass dome
Avenue Montaigne where to find most luxurious boutiques
Eiffel Tower is the most visited attraction in Paris. Also has the best views of the French Capital
Arc de Triomphe is worth a visit. Excellent view of the Champs-Elysees
Notre-Dame Cathedral beautiful interior. Breathtaking views from the top of the tower