Subject: Teaching Assistant Program in France Information Session - This

English Teaching Assistant Opportunity in France
Francis DuVinage, Director – Leslie Brice, Coordinator –

Attention Graduating Seniors and Recent Grads - Teach English in France!

Are you ready to expand your cultural horizons and share your language and
culture with French students? The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers
you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months teaching English to French
students of all ages. Each year, nearly 1,500 American citizens and permanent
residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France
and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and
Réunion. Last year 16 UMD students and alumni were offered a teaching
INFORMATION SESSION: Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm -
Language House, Multipurpose Room, St. Mary's Hall

Carolyn Collins, Educational Affairs Program Officer, French Embassy,
Washington DC, will give a presentation about the French Teaching Assistant
Program on campus.

If unable to attend, please contact Leslie Brice in the National Scholarships
Office at [log in to unmask] for more information about the TAPIF program.


Who can apply:  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents who
are graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students between the
ages of 20-30. Proficiency in French (at least 3 semesters) or experience
living in a Francophone country is required. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is highly

Description of program: The French Ministry of Education is offering nearly
1,500 teaching assistantship positions in French primary and secondary
schools to U.S. citizens and permanent residents with a bachelor’s degree
between 20 and 30 years of age. This is a unique opportunity to spend 7
months in France with a monthly stipend; Teaching Assistants are eligible for
French Health Insurance (after a brief application period); have a privileged
insight into contemporary France; master the French language through
linguistic immersion; and gain valuable teaching experience.

Application deadline: January 15, 2015

Leslie Brice, Ph.D.
National Scholarships Office
2403 Marie Mount Hall
College Park, MD 20742
(T) 301.314.1289
(F) 301.314.0085

Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]