Links of Interest

Sites at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville

  • The Institute of World Languages at the University of Virginia 
  • The Language Commons and Language Lab at the University of Virginia 
  • The Renaissance in Print:  Digital archive of books in the Douglas H. Gordon Collection in the University of Virginia Library, free and accessible to the public via the Internet. This collaborative project of the University of Virginia French Department and the University of Virginia Library was launched with the generous support of the Florence Gould Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. 
  • L'Alliance Française de Charlottesville  

Other Sites

  • FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) 
  • FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) 

Major French Newspapers Sites 

French Resource Pages


Study and Work Abroad Websites

(Most of the links and information below are courtesy of Transitions Abroad magazine.)

Worldwide Work and Study Abroad Programs

Regional Work and Study Abroad

Short-Term Paid Work Abroad

(See also Worldwide and Internship sections.)

  • Council Work Abroad, one of the largest student work abroad programs, and Council International Volunteer Projects. 
  • InterExchange, a nonprofit work-placement organization with low fees for students and non-students. 

International Internships

Teaching Abroad

Volunteering Abroad

  • Interaction is a clearing house for major international development and relief organizations. 
  • Peace Corps oficial web site, with information on how to apply to the program that sends the most Americans to work in developing countries. 
  • Volunteers for Peace site, with extensive links to other international volunteer organizations.  

International Careers