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The companies on this list offer French-speaking jobs that can be done from the comfort of your home office. Some require that your are based in the U.S. or Canada, but many can be worked from anywhere in the world. If you speak other languages too, see this list of bilingual jobs from home for more languages.

Appen Butler Hill
Type of Job: Translation Review, Search Evaluation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Hires language consultants and data Annotators who evaluate online search results as well as translators and trascriptionist. Looks for candidates with experience in linguistics, especially computational; software testing and library science plus a native-level fluency in more than one language other than English. See More Search Evaluation Jobs

Apple At-Home Advisors
Type of Job: Call Center, Tech Support
French Skills Required: Speaking
Apple at Home is a work at home call center program from Apple that is part of the company's AppleCare department. Use the keyword "home" in the company’s job database. It recruits French and English bilingual agents who live within 100 miles of Markham, Ontario.
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1-800-Translate
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Hires freelance translators and on-site interpreters. College degree required. Email resume for consideration.
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Auralog
Type of Job: Teaching
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing, Teaching
Hires online language tutors to work in conjunction with its "TeLL me More" language software. More Online Teaching Jobs

Clickworker
Type of Job: Translation, data entry
French Skills Required: Reading, Writing, Research
Global company uses crowdsourcing to distribute microtasks (aka microlabor) in fields such as writing translating, data entry and research to more than 300,000 "clickworkers" worldwide.

Connections Academy
Type of Job: Teaching
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing,Teaching
Connections Academy hires certified teachers for online teaching jobs. This includes foreign language teacher for K-12 German, French and Spanish.

European Captioning Institute
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation, Voice Talent, Captioning
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
U.K.-based company hires freelance translators/subtitlers as well as voice-over artists in over 50 languages. Hires independent contractors from outside the U.K.

GlobaLink Translations Ltd.
Type of Job: Translation, Translation Review, Localization
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing, Teaching
Canadian company assists clients with translation and cultural adaptation needs. Its translation jobs are for both translators and translation reviewers.

gofluent
Type of Job: Teaching
French Skills Required: Speaking, Writing, Teaching
Teaching English by phone, gofluent seeks home-based trainers who are native English speakers who are bilingual in French. It only hires from Kansas, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Canada.

Google
Type of Job: Translation Review, Search Evaluation
French Skills Required: Reading, Writing
Hires ads quality raters, who evaluate the accuracy of Google web advertising and communicating the effectiveness of web layouts and information using an online tool. The requirements include a BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience), fluency in a specific language as well as English, an understanding of the culture of the speakers of the specific language, web research and analytical capabilities, high-speed Internet connection and U.S. work authorization. See job profile for ads quality raters.

LanguagesUnlimited.com
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Company hires linguists on a freelance basis for translation jobs as well as on-site and telephone interpretation and transcription services. To apply, register in company’s database.

Linguistic Systems Inc.
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Requirements include two years’ experience, college degree, access to email and knowledge of use basic translation software tools. Company seeks "language professionals with in depth knowledge in a professional field (such as medicine, software, finance, and engineering, interpreters or narrators (voice-over professionals) living in the New England area." Online application includes translating a short text for each language pair you wish to qualify in. Permit to work in U.S. required.

Lionbridge
Type of Job: Translation Review, Localization, Search Evaluation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Global localization company provides translation and localization to business clients as well as "global crowdsourcing solutions for clients with international search engines and online marketing initiatives." Its Internet assessor jobs (similar to Google's ads quality raters).

NetworkOmni
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation, Desktop Publishing, Localization
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing,
Hires experienced freelance language specialists as independent contractors. Minimum requirements are 3 years professional experience in translation or interpretation, college degree and knowledge in specific subject areas, such as legal and financial matters, marketing writing, medical and general business. Also has freelance opportunities for desktop publishers and localization engineers.

LiveOps
Type of Job: Call Center
French Skills Required: Speaking
Company hires independent-contractor, call-center agents, including licensed insurance agents, for a variety of positions including outbound sales, bilingual customer service and financial services.

Pacific Interpreters
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Company hires telephonic interpreters and translators for the medical industry. U.S. citizenship/work permit and experience in medical industry required.

Quicktate or iDictate
Type of Job: Transcription, data entry
French Skills Required: Oral comprehension, writing
Company offers transcription of short audio files, such as voicemails and dictated notes, by hiring work-at-home transcribers. Quicktate pays $.0025USD per word and iDictate and Quicktates medical transcription work pay $.0050USD per word, via PayPal. Successful Quicktate transcriptionists may receive work from iDictate, which transcribes a wider range of longer documents. Bilingual, particularly Spanish and English, transcribers needed but other languages such as French, desired too.

SDL
Type of Job: Translation, Localization
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Global information management company hires freelance translators for translation jobs. The company is a supplier of localization services to the IT, engineering, e-business & multimedia sectors, and experience in those and other business sectors is helpful. Requirements are a minimum 2 years freelance (or 1 year in-house) translation experience, but the company says it accepts "translators with relevant alternative experience or qualifications."

SMARTHINKING.com
Type of Job: Teaching
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing, Teaching
The Washington, D.C.-based education organization hires part-time (usually 9-20 hours per week), work-at-home tutors for many subjects (including foreign languages) for students of varying abilities and ages.

Telelanguage
Type of Job: Translation, Interpretation
French Skills Required: Speaking, Reading, Writing
Company offers opportunities for both on-site and telephone interpreters.

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