FACCMN Support Services

J-1 Visa

See specific section for details about J-1 Visa and V.I.E

In partnership with the FACC NY, the FACCMN assists you in all J-1 Visa needs. The FACC is authorized by the State Department to sponsor eligible Interns and Trainees on a J-1 Visa by issuing the Certificate of Eligibility, Form DS-2019.

The J-1 visa allows participants in our program to come to the United States for up to 12 months as Interns or for up to 18 months as Trainees for full-time, exchange programs at eligible FACC member companies.

The V.I.E. program is run by Business France and enables French companies to easily send young professionals between 18 and 28 years of age, on an assignment abroad for a flexible period ranging from 6 to 18 months.


Virtual Office Hosting

Get a professional image for your business with virtual office support services such as:

  • Professional call answering
  • Mail handling with a local business address
  • Bilingual business assistant support
  • Interpretation and translation services

Contact us at tradeservices(@)faccmn.com


Relocation and Soft Landing

The FACCMN can assist with relocation of expatriates and their families (real estate, schools, everyday needs…) and provide networking opportunities within the French-American community in Minnesota:

Real Estate

Helpful partner for buying/selling your house, Stephane Cattelin is a well established and connected International bi-lingual Realtor in the Minneapolis area. 

Minnesota Accueil

The team of volunteers of Minnesota Accueil caters to French people coming to Minnesota, proposing useful information, tips and newcomer meetings to help with the transition into a different way of life, and also organizes diverse events for the whole French community.

French Expat Connection

Get customized orientation from a group of French relocation professionals in the Minneapolis area. 

French Language Training

Every month, the Alliance Française hosts many cultural events for French speakers and Francophiles of all ages. Monthly activities include film groups and book clubs of varying levels of French. Also, we have a club for high schoolers, a young professionals group and monthly breakfast conversation groups for the community. Additionally, the Alliance Française hosts a Bastille Day celebration, musical events, concerts, lectures, conferences, holiday celebrations and more throughout the year. Venez nous rendre visite!



Marketing & Networking Seminars

The FACCMN regularly organizes Marketing & Networking seminars and also provides the opportunity for members to be presenters at the "Rendez-Vous du Jeudi". This is a unique networking and information sharing opportunity.  Members share lessons learned and showcase their business and services. 
The FACCMN also organizes collaborative events with partnering organizations and the Euro-Chambers, of which the Euro-Cocktail in the spring and the fall.

Contact us at info(@)faccmn.com

Educational Seminars

The FACCMN organizes educational seminars on a broad range of topics with bilingual, bi-cultural high-level experts in a variety of fields including immigration and business law, finance & accounting, French-American innovation, intellectual property protection, information technology, supply chain & logistics, marketing & communication, media and advertising, real estate, HR resume writing and job interviews, recruiting and more. This is an efficient way to acquire knowledge on various subjects and get answers to your questions.

Contact us at info(@)faccmn.com

Career Services

The FACCMN can publicize your job openings via the website and the electronic newsletter. Our platform is ideal to reach out to bilingual and multilingual candidates.

Candidates may also post resumes online. We are the perfect interface between qualified, active job seekers and companies looking for experienced candidates or interns.

Contact us at info(@)faccmn.com


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