Internship and recruitment


Students in Enterprise

Internships represent an excellent opportunity for training and interaction between the world of business and Centrale Marseille. They are a key element in the training programme for Centrale Marseille Engineers and have been incorporated in their curriculum as a requirement for all students to spend time in the world of business.

Year 1

Year 1 internships provide students with an initiation for their professional life and an opportunity to understand how enterprises operate and their socio-economic environment.
Duration: 1 to 2 months (4 to 8 weeks)
Period: July-August

Year 2

Year 2 internships are expected to give students the possibility of carrying out a project with which they can reveal their capacity for taking responsibility for conceptualization and/or operation of approaches, methods and procedures involved in organizing, planning, controlling, stimulating and leading a team, as well as allocating resources.
Duration: 2 to 3 months (8 to 12 weeks)
Period: June-August

Year 3

This longer internship, at the end of their studies, seeks to place students in a real professional position of engineer in industry or research. They can take charge of an entire technical project or participate in ongoing research and development. The Final Dissertation (TFE) requires the writing of a dissertation with a viva before a jury (lecturer, coordinator of specialised cursus, coordinator of engineering speciality, and if possible, representatives of business and/or industry).
Duration: 4 to 6 months (16 to 24 weeks)
Period: April-September

First Employment

As generalist engineers, Centrale Marseille graduates will, throughout their career, take on a wide range of posts and be involved in a variety of activities.
The objective is to provide students with a strong understanding of the world of business.
The focus is on :

  • being innovative and taking initiatives,
  • showing aptitude for communication and teamwork,
  • taking responsibility,
  • demonstrating leadership, polyvalence and adaptability.

Centrale Marseille assists its students in looking for their first job. The study programme allows them to reflect on their objectives for their professional career and in-company experience.

If your company wishes to post vacancies or consult the calendar of internships, please visit our Internships & Vacancies site.