A Chemistry and French major at Hamilton College, Eli '21 chose to do an intership at a social and cultural center in Paris during the spring semester. Among his responsibilities, he taught English, helped students with their homework and organized various activities. A valuable experience which he talks about in this interview.
Toward the beginning of her spring semester, Haruna '21 did an internship as a community manager with a language school based in Paris. In this article, she describes this professional and cultural experience. During my spring semester in Paris, I spent about 2 months interning at a language school called Angelio Academia. As a member … Continue reading “I enjoyed the creative freedom and collaborative nature of the internship”
This year, aside from all her courses taught in French, Alina '21 also took one taught in English: a literature class called "Modernism and Theory" [courses taught in English are available only for students majoring in English Literature]. She tells us about this academic experience. I am a Creative Writing major at Hamilton College, so … Continue reading Alina’s Literature Class: “Modernism and Theory”
This semester, Vale interned at a movie production company based in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, just a few blocks from the Champs-Élysées. She describes her missions, and the advantages of doing an internship in France.
Andres, a student at Colby College, came to France with the program during the Spring semester. Due to the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19, like all our students, Andres had to return earlier than planned after two months in Paris. He answered a few questions on Zoom to tell us what he thought about his experience … Continue reading “La France est un pays très beau, et il y a beaucoup de choses à faire”
Cydnie Martin is a Biochemistry and Francophone Studies major from Bowdoin College. She also happens to be a passionate field hockey player, and she speaks about how it was like to play in a Parisian club when she came to study in France for a semester.
Rosie is a student from Colby College, and she came in France with our program during the Fall semester. Here, she took a literature class at Paris Diderot, and she wrote about how this experience was for her. Every Thursday evening, I head across Paris for my course, “Du faits divers au récit littéraire,” where … Continue reading Studying Literature at a Parisian University
Among the wide range of courses available with the Hamilton in France program, students can take Economics at the University of Paris Diderot (Paris 7). That's what Samuel and Joseph chose to do, and they talk about their experience in this interview from earlier in the semester.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak during the Spring semester of 2020, Hamilton in France students safely went back to their home country. Juliana DeSimone '21, a student from Hamilton College, talks about what it was like to come back early, how it is to study online, and reflects on her two months spent in France.
Thanks to the generosity of various French institutions and individuals, all of us can continue expanding our knowledge of French culture during the current lockdown. How? Through virtual exhibitions and tours, e-books, movies to stream, concerts to watch, and food to cook with online courses. Here is a non-exhaustive list of what is available at … Continue reading Virtual Exhibitions, E-Books, Cooking Lessons… Access French Culture Online During Lockdown