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RLL encourages students to utilize all the resources available to them on the UM campus to prepare for their future careers. For all current employment and internship opportunities available to UM students, please visit the Career Center website. The International Center is another great resource for students looking for internships abroad.

French Internships

French 381: Internship in France or Other Francophone Countries

This is a 3 credit course for academic work completed during an internship that involves the extensive use of French.  Students volunteering and doing project work in French speaking locations, who have applied through the LSA Opportunity Hub, accepted a position through an internship placement company or who have sourced their own French-speaking internship may be eligible to earn UM credit for FR281/381 and to join the cohort of other U-M RLL students going abroad – contact instructor for advising and to determine eligibility: Bethany Kreps.

Students will enroll in FR381 in Fall semester.  Course requirements consist of written assignments, photo submissions, 2-3 meetings,  and two presentations. Aside from these requirements, the class does not meet.

Intended audience:

The course is available to all French and International Studies majors or minors who meet the required pre-requisites.

Course syllabi:

Syllabi will be available at the required pre-departure meeting held by the instructor of record.


At the end of the preceding Winter term, students must contact the instructor to determine eligibility and be issued an override to register for the class in the Fall term. Students  will be required to attend a pre-departure meeting in April. Internships will take place during the Spring and Summer terms: May-August only.

For more information:

Visit the LSA Opportunity Hub website to learn more about French internships: spring and summer paid and unpaid
positions available in France and other French-speaking countries.  Scholarships and funding are available.  To earn UM credit towards your degree, students should contact the Francophone Internships instructor Bethany Kreps.


Italian Internships

Course: Italian 346

Credits: 3
Consent: Students should contact a faculty member to sponsor their internship.
Enforced Prerequisites:  Advisory prereqs (suggested): Completion of ITALIAN 300, 340, 345 or 361; and offer of a summer internship in an Italian-speaking country.
Repeatability: Cannot be repeated.  However, students can also earn 3 credits from an independent study.      

Spanish Internships

Spanish programs currently under revision. Please contact Maria Dorantes ( for details.