The Department of French and Italian

French/Italian Internships Abroad


IFE Internship in Paris, France

The Internships in Francophone Europe (IFE) program

• Description:
• Scholarship Info:  See scholarships.
• Info Session:  TBD - February 2022
• Contact Info:  Emily Freeman at IFE;  or Heather Thompson in Texas Global.



SITE Internship in Lombardy, Italy

The SITE (Study Intercultural Training Experience) Program is an internship opportunity for English-speaking teaching assistant in schools in Lombardy, Italy. Italian majors and minors graduating no later than Spring 2021 are eligible to apply. You may read more about SITE here. The Spring 2021 SITE Internship Application will also be available Monday, February 15 at 8:00am through Sunday, March 21 at 11:45pm. For more information on this program, please contact Prof. Paola Bonifazio at


For departmental programs in faculty-led summer study abroad, please see Education Abroad in Lyon (Lyon Summer Program) and Education Abroad in Rome for more details.


Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Heather Peterson
BEN 2.108

Advising Sessions:
Appointment Request

Virtual Walk-In Availability
(no appointment necessary)


Undergraduate Faculty Advisors 

Undergraduate Italian Faculty Advisor
Antonella Del Fattore-Olson
HRH 2.106B (please email for availability)

Undergraduate French Faculty Advisor
Heather Pelletier
HRH 3.112A (please email for availability)

Useful Links

Tavola Italiana

Informal Italian conversation practice Fridays 3-4pm at the Texas Union's Cactus Café. Open to all students of Italian. See our Facebook page or contact Antonella Olson for more information.

Circolo Italiano

Sponsors Italian-language activities. See our Facebook page or contact Antonella Olson for more information. 

Undergraduate French Society

All levels of French are welcome. Students may contact for more information.


Learn French Online

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Why Study Italian?

🇮🇹🌍 Why study Italian? Check out this video and explore course offerings in the department here.


  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800