Boston University: Paris - Internship Program

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  • Location(s): Paris, France
  • Program Type(s): Internship

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The Paris Internship Program offers a semester of study and work in the hub of French and European business and culture. The program combines an internship with intensive French-language study and liberal arts courses. French faculty from local un... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.2
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July 07, 2023 Living In Paris
Yes, I was able to develop my cross-cultural communication skills. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Paris was an amazing city so full of life and culture and new experiences. I met so many people from all over the world and learned about their languages and culture. I improved my French and gained independence in a new city. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
My ability to critic art has definitely improved, as well as my French speaking level and understanding ability. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Yes it was! I mostly improved my written french and how to pause when I think conflicts may arise from cultural differences - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained more language confidence than I thought was possible, every day I really did learn something new. It was an incredible worthwhile experience - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned more about French culture and improved my French. - Trinity University View Entire Review
My French language has greatly improved and I have got a much better understanding of the French culture and the European Union (EU). I have realized some major behavioral differences and ideological similarities between the French and the Americans. Although my internship in Paris only partially met my expectations, it was stil... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Studying abroad and doing an internship was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I really got to experience what it is like to work and live in another country. Because of how integrated my daily life was with French culture my French significantly improved! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to feel comfortable speaking French, how to interact with native French speakers and how to navigate around Paris. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and my ability to work out problems and live on my own - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Very worth it. Learned how to live on my own despite difficulties with the language - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how much more of an effort it takes to learn a language than the lackadaisical approach that I had taken in the past. It was a worthwhile experience, especially the internship. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
How to manage my money/time, keywords to open up conversations with the french, why it's so important to listen to learn a language well/ how sponges feel. Of course it was worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned and gained a lot, including: -Confidence in traveling/going on adventures with just friends and not my family. -Happiness/feeling content in being independent and doing my own thing when I didn't have social plans. -Strong skills in the French language and a better understanding of the French culture. -The ability ... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Yes 100% Everyone should study abroad! Learned so much about myself by taking risks! - Boston University View Entire Review
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had so much fun! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I had internship at the local company. Though not being satisfied with the place I interned or the tasks I did, I was happy to learn a little bit about the local culture and improve my french. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
The experiences through traveling were amazing - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned about the french workforce and the work culture. I learned that my french skills were strong enough to communicate in a work environment as well as amongst french citizens my age. I believe this experience to have been very rewarding. I am very glad I returned to paris for my second semester abroad. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
My language level improved a lot as living in the French language environment and a French host family. I also enriched my professional experience as a journalist by working in a media company in Paris. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
most of it is to have the sense of being independence abroad. Yes. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Paris
French - Brandeis University View Entire Review
My French improved largely through the program. At the end of the program, I was able to have a daily conversation with my collegues and host mom completely in French. It was worthwhile. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
So much language! I am so happy to have experienced an international internship because I feel that I can do anything in terms of work now that I have experienced work in a totally different culture - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Boston University: Paris - Internship Program
The friends I made and the situations I encountered during my internship allowed me to broaden my perspective and learn more about myself in a working environment. It was definitely a worthwhile experience. - Brandeis University View Entire Review

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The Paris Internship Program offers a semester of study and work in the hub of French and European business and culture. The program combines an internship with intensive French-language study and liberal arts courses. French faculty from local universities teach courses on contemporary France that are specifically designed for students in the Boston University program. The BU Paris Center, including administrative offices and classrooms, is located in the fifteenth arrondissement, within walking distance of the Eiffel Tower.

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