The Department of French and Italian

Internships Stateside

FR 349P French Internship

Are you interested in earning upper-division course credit in French through an experiential learning experience? In spring 2022, the Department of French & Italian will offer a French Internship course (FR 349P).

Enrolled students will complete 10-12 hours per week at their internship site (Texas-based francophone or French-affiliated organizations such as the European American Chamber of Commerce or the Délégation du Québec) as well as attend an in-person professional skills seminar at UT taught in French. Through this internship, you can establish professional connections, develop or enhance transferable job skills, practice your French, and earn course credit.

FR 349P is open to all Liberal Arts majors who have met the prerequisite of FR 322E, a minimum 3.0 GPA, and consent of the department.

For more information or to apply, please contact French internship coordinator Heather Pelletier ( In order to begin the process of finding a suitable internship, please contact Dr. Pelletier as soon as possible during the fall 2021 semester.

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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?

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  • Department of French and Italian

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