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Teaching Assistant

Alumni ▾
Stay connected to the program, meet other former teaching assistants and, of course, share your love of French language and culture with other francophiles!

There are over 20,000 Alumni of the Teaching Assistant Program in France in the U.S. alone. This is a formidable network of francophones, francophiles, and international professionals across disciplins of education, policy, public health, business, and more. 

The TAPIF program management is designing a nation-wide alumni network to better connect TAPIF Alumni not only to each other, but to opportunities that leverage their time abroad and French proficiency. 

To be a part of this network and to inform its design, please complete this BRIEF ALUMNI QUESTIONNAIRE.

If you participated in the Teaching Assistant Program in France, request to join our alumni groups on Facebook and LinkedIn to connect with other assistants and to keep in touch with the program!



FACC's American Trainees in France program

The French-American Chamber of Commerce provides tools and resources to assist young Americans seeking employment in France, and connects French-based companies in recruiting top American candidates. For more information.

TAPIF Graduate School Scholarships

Graduate schools preparing the next generation of global professionals recognize the value of language proficiency and intercultural competency, and are launching new scholarships providing targeted support to former Teaching Assistants in France as they pursue international masters programs.  

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

MIIS-TAPIF Scholarship 

International graduate programs in business, international policy and development, translations and interpretation, localization, public administration, language teaching, and more. TAPIF Alumni accepted to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies  will receive a $10,000 per year guranteed scholarship for the duration of the graduate program. Application fees are waived for all TAPIF alumni.

University of Wisconsin Madison, Professional French Masters Progarm

UW-Madison PFMP-TAPIF Scholarship 

The University of Wisconsin Professional French Masters Program’s (PFMP) trains students to apply advanced proficiency in French language and Francophone culture to a variety of professional concentration areas, including business, education, media, arts and cultural production, European Union Affairs, and international development. 

UW-Madison provides up to five of the most academically promising admitted applicants who have worked as teaching assistants in France with a scholarship of $4,000 per academic year, or one third of tuition. Application fees are waived for all TAPIF alumni. 

Other Relevant Graduate Study Opportunities 

Middlebury College: MA in French

NYU Paris: MA programs

Florida State University: MA and PhD programsTEFL Certification

University of Maryland: Graduate Studies in Interpreting & Translation

Job Opportunities

Visit our job opportunities page for job postings in all fields relevant to former Assistants.

Check out job and internship opportunities with the French Embassy and French Consulates.

Also, see the frenchculture.org jobs board for French teaching positions.