Resources For Students Of French
Connecting people across continents in the areas of culture, humanitarian work, business,
and politics, French stands out as one of the world's most important languages. From
Africa to the Caribbean and North America, from Europe to the Pacific Ocean, French
opens the planet to you, whatever your interests may be. Explore the links below for
ideas on how you can connect the study of French to your academic, personal, and professional
Departmental: Spend 4 weeks interning in France and earning UWG credit during the summer.
French Consulate in Atlanta: Selected students can spend between 2-10 months working
as an intern in one of France’s most important international cultural organizations.
Summer program in Tours, France at the Institut de Touraine. Spend 4 weeks in the heart of France earning 6 credits!
Semester or year-long exchange program with the l’Université François Rabelais in Tours, France.
Scholarships And Grants
Through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures:
Sobhi Gobrial Scholarship
Pierrette Frickey Award
Marianne Bobick Scholarship
Teaching English In France (Assistantship Program)
This program allows recent graduates to spend an academic year in France teaching English. It has been a great way for students to earn money while living abroad, and is also a fantastic stepping-stone for students wanting to apply to graduate school. Please visit their website for Assistantship Alums.
Advanced Degree Opportunities
Interpreting and Translating
International Aid and Relief Work
Regional And National Professional Opportunities
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- Peace Corps
- Teaching K-12
- Immersion schools
- Interpreting and Translating
- Théâtre du rêve
- Carter Center
- International Rescue Committee (IRC)
- Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
- Amnesty International