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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Host Program Website: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Boston University Study Abroad 
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • App for Spring & Calendar Year open July 1/Apps for Summer, Fall, & Academic Year open December 1
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Contact: Brian Henry Program type: Third-Party
Program features: Internship Area of study: Communication studies, English, French, Global Cinema Studies, Journalism and mass communication, Media & Journalism, Political science, Psychology
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Housing options: Homestay, Residence Hall Language prerequisite: Yes
Language of instruction: French
Program Description:
         
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Paris, France

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.

After completing the program's seven-week core phase, students spend the final eight weeks in full-time internships with organizations in the greater Paris area, while also attending individual writing tutorials.

Why BU?

Start with the numbers:

  • 75+ programs
  • 30+ cities around the world
  • 20+ countries
  • The first to establish programs on six continents
  • More than 4,000 active internship sources worldwide
  • Last year we accepted 2,100 students from 150+ colleges
  • Since 1984, 16,000 students have participated in our programs

Add in the internships:

It's what we're known for and what we do better than pretty much any other program: we give students a way to intern AND study while living in a foreign city.

  • Internships are guaranteed
  • Internships are personalized,
  • Internships are available in arts, business, communications, journalism, advertising, marketing, pre-law, international relations, NGOs, political science, psychology, social policy, and more.

Learn why interning abroad is such a unique opportunity and why BU is the leader in internship opportunities.

Finally, consider all these benefits:

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS

Students in Boston University language programs learn foreign languages based on their skill level in countries all over the globe.

EASY CREDIT TRANSFER

Upon completion of the program, students receive an official transcript from Boston University, helping to make credit transfer easier.

AFFORDABILITY

Competitive program prices and financial aid make study abroad more affordable than ever.

ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Students benefit from years of professional experience of Boston University's resident faculty and staff overseas. See a full staff listing of our Boston and overseas program offices.

A HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Each of our programs provides housing, whether it's in BU-managed properties, dormitories/off-campus housing of affiliated colleges and universities, in a local family's home, or in apartments or residential hotels. All housing options are screened by Boston University Study Abroad.

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Financial aid is available
 

 

Why Paris?

  • Courses with special focus on contemporary Parisian life and current events
  • Personalized placements in quality internships across a broad range of specializations
  • Housing in a French household or a student residence hall
  • State-of-the-art classroom facilities near the Champs de Mars and the Eiffel Tower
  • Excellent program to combine with a semester in Grenoble, Geneva, or Niamey, Niger

 

Contact Us

Boston University Study Abroad
888 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-9888
617-353-3402 (fax)
abroad@bu.edu

 

 
 
 
 



Courses & Credits

Courses in this program are Transfer Credit.
Transfer Credit Courses (not taught by UNC Faculty): ACTION REQUIRED
  • You must submit the Credit Request Form to earn any credit for your time abroad.
  • You must earn the equivalent of a C or higher to earn any credit.
  • These courses will transfer back to UNC as “TREQ” credits.
Study Abroad Credit Transfer: Grade and Credit Conversion Chart
 

Program Costs

Review the Budget Sheet posted above for detailed information on costs and fees. Costs vary per term and are subject to change.

Tuition and fees for the program are set based on the host institution’s rates, and will be charged to the participant’s UNC student account. Always refer to the Budget Sheet on this page, and not the host institution’s posted rates, as it is customized for UNC students. Review the Budget Sheet for additional Cashier Billed Expenses and Out-of-Pocket Costs. The Study Abroad Office strongly encourages students to budget carefully for their time abroad. 

Getting Started: Funding Study Abroad
 

Application Process

Follow these steps to apply for this program:
  • Complete the required UNC application by clicking “Apply Now” at the top of the page. If you have not done so already, create a profile to start your application.
  • Contact your Study Abroad Advisor for further instructions for any additional supplemental application requirements.
  • In order to participate in the program, both the Study Abroad Office and partner institution must accept your application. Note that decision notification timelines may differ.
The language prerequisite is 4 semesters, completed by the start of the program.
 

More Information

For information on requesting ARS accommodations (academic, health, and mobility concerns) for a study abroad program, contact the Advisor for Access.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 02/10/2020
03/05/2020 TBA TBA
Spring 2021 09/10/2020
10/04/2020 TBA TBA

Indicates that deadline has passed

App for Spring & Calendar Year open July 1/Apps for Summer, Fall, & Academic Year open December 1