Boston University-Paris Internship Program

Subjects: French language and culture; various liberal arts course offerings. Internships are offered in a variety of areas, including but not limited to: business and economics, advertising and public relations, the arts, film and television, health and human services, hospitality administration, politics, pre-law, journalism, and international organizations.

Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA; equivalence of four semesters of college-level French coursework with 3.0 GPA; junior-level standing; demonstrated maturity.

Length: Semester or Academic Year.

Credt: 4 Albion units (16 semester hours credit); 3 academic units + 1 unit internship (1 Albion unit = 4 semester hours).

Faculty: Local French faculty.

Housing: Student housing in the Fondation des Etats-Unis. Some home stays may be available as well.

Cost: Albion College tuition, fees, and room cover program tuition, fees and room.If costs exceed Albion College tuition and fees, students will be billed the remainder.

Costs not covered by Albion: Transportation to/from Paris; textbooks; food; miscellaneous personal and vacation expenses.

Students are encouraged to apply early, especially for the spring semester.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dianne Guenin-Lelle, 117 Vulgamore, (517) 629-0335,

Comments: The semester is in two parts. The first eight weeks consist of orientation, tutorials, courses, and field trips. Students complete three courses before beginning their internships. During the second eight weeks, students attend their internships. Internships are in a variety of areas on this program, and should be considered unpaid (although on occasion a stipend may be involved). A student visa is required; the Paris Internship Program will help students with the visa process.

Leilani Olson
Boston University
International Programs
232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: (617) 353-9888
Fax: (617) 353-5402
Gerald Honigsblum
Resident Director
3 bis rue Alexis Carrel
75015 Paris
Telephone: 011-33-1-45-66-59-49
Fax: 011-33-1-45-66-64-68