Jobs & Internships
Internship and job opportunities available abroad and in the US include:
- Alliance Française de Los Angeles
The Alliance Française de Los Angeles is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage the study of French language, and to promote and enhance the knowledge and appreciation of French and Francophone cultures through educational programs and cultural events. Our goal is to promote understanding and friendship among people who share these interests.
- City Internship Global Explorer Program
The Global Explorer Program is City Internship’s flagship. It is most popular with current students and recent graduates looking to explore and discover their career path. Graduates of the program leave with the professional skills, experience and connections necessary to find and launch a rewarding career.
- Consulate General of France in Los Angeles
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MAEE) offers students internships at the central administration (Paris and Nantes), as well as abroad, in embassies and consulates. If you wish to do an internship at the French Consulate in Los Angeles, you must fulfill the conditions and follow the normal procedure managed by the Internship Office. For more information, reach out to the the contact at the office(s) you are interested in below.
- French-American Chamber of Commerce Exchange Program
The French-American Chamber of Commerce International Career Development Program is a dedicated team of bilingual professionals committed to furthering mutual understanding through international cultural exchange experiences. Our team knows firsthand the value of cultural exchange, and we are passionate about providing positive exchange experiences and professional development opportunities to others.
- Goethe Institut Los Angeles
The Goethe Institut Los Angeles is characterized by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. We are the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of Germany and provide information on Germany’s cultural, social and political life.
- The Hammer Museum
Opportunities at the Hammer Museum are posted on UCLA’s Career Opportunities portal.
- Innovation Policy Internship Program in France
The Embassy of France in the United States offers American and French students the opportunity to engage in an 8-week internship program in France. The Innovation Policy Internship Program is designed to inspire a new generation of students committed to promoting innovation and change in the public sector. Students have the opportunity to design their own project in a multicultural team and solve structural issues in prestigious institutions.
- International Cooperative Education
Join the hundreds of American college and university students who travel to Europe, Australia, Asia, and South America each summer, or for a few months, to live and work in paid positions. Through ICE, you’ll gain invaluable international work, culture, and language experience which you’ll carry with you the rest of your life.
Search for internships with KAP’Stages, a website for internships and interns.
- Modern Language Association – Job Information List
Published by the MLA as an electronic database and as printable PDF editions, the JIL is the recognized professional source for announcements of full-time faculty positions available in the fields of English and foreign languages in North American colleges and universities. Access to search the JIL is free to all users. Listings primarily announce full-time academic job openings in postsecondary departments of English and foreign languages. The job openings range in rank from instructor to full professor and include faculty positions, administrative posts, vacancies abroad, and some opportunities for nonacademic employment.This resource is for graduate students only.
- Overseas Field Studies and Internships (Paris, Strasbourg, Bruxelles)
Use the professional European workplace to gain language fluency, cultural understanding, and comparative knowledge in your chosen field. Besides being the administrative, financial and economic center of France, Paris is also a capital of scientific research, of cultural activity and creation, as well as a capital of social and political movements for France and beyond. The field research and internship program begins with thorough academic training, continues with an internship, and culminates in a research project.
- Pasteur Foundation
The Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program provides U.S. undergraduates, entering their Junior year, with the rare opportunity to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur. The Foundation’s goal is to encourage and inspire students in the pursuit of a scientific career and to expose them to an international laboratory experience.
- The Peace Corps
The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. From leading health campaigns, to boosting local entrepreneurship, to teaching digital literacy, The Peace Corps offers a range of opportunities for making a difference.
The Pädagogischer Austauschdienst (PAD) of the Kultusministerkonferenz
The Pädagogischer Austauschdienst is the sole public organisation in Germany working on behalf of the Federal States to promote international exchange and cooperation in the school sector. The PAD is a department of the Secretariat of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (Kultusministerkonferenz).
- Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF)
Every year, the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. offer approximately 1,200 teaching assistantships for American citizens and permanent residents to teach English in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Assistants are assigned a teaching schedule of 12 classroom hours per week that may be divided among up to three schools. Classes are conducted in English. The teaching assistant may conduct all or part of a class, typically leading conversations in English. Duties may include serving as a resource person in conversation groups, providing small group tutorials, and giving talks related to American studies in English classes. Assignments vary depending on the school’s needs, the assistant’s abilities, and the educational level to which he or she is assigned (elementary or secondary). Teaching Assistants are primarily recent graduates; however we are now accepting applications from candidates between the ages of 20 and 35.
- Thomas Mann House The Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles aims to create a vibrant transatlantic space for debate, where outstanding personalities, in dialogue with each other and the host country, address fundamental contemporary and future issues related to politics, society, and culture. The Thomas Mann House is a residency center owned by the Federal Republic of Germany. The Thomas Mann Fellowships enable academics, pioneering thinkers, and intellectuals who live, or have lived, in Germany to tackle the pressing challenges of our time and to foster the intellectual and cultural exchange between Germany and the United States.
- The Getty Research Center
The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their various histories through its expertise, active collecting program, public programs, institutional collaborations, exhibitions, publications, digital services, and residential scholars programs. Its Research Library and Special Collections of rare materials and digital resources serve an international community of scholars and the interested public. The Institute’s activities and scholarly resources guide and sustain each other and together provide a unique environment for research, critical inquiry, and scholarly exchange.
- UCLA AP Recruit website
Apply for an academic position at UCLA or manage the applications in your portfolio.
- UCLA Career Center
Leverage the UCLA Career Center for career counseling, events and workshops, and job and internship listings.
- U.S. Department of State
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency.
- Villa Aurora
Villa Aurora offers a variety of salon style arts and cultural programs, including public lectures, concerts, screenings and performances.
- Wende Museum
The Wende offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in museums. Based upon their academic training, interests and language skills…