The Cultural Services is a division of the French Embassy in the United States.  The Cultural Services was first imagined in the 1930's by Paul Claudel. In 1945 General de Gaulle appointed Claude Lévi-Strauss as the first Cultural Counselor, with the mission of providing Americans (individuals and organizations)  with access and resources to engage with French culture and promote it in their own communities.

Current Opportunities for Embassy of France in the United States

Teaching Assistant Program in France

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Description: The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion. Most TAPIF program participants have just finished their university studies. We also welcome people under the age of 30 who have just finished their graduate studies, young professionals looking for a new challenge, etc. The monthly salary is approximately 780 Euro.

Contact Information

Embassy of France in the United States
Payne Whitney Mansion, 972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10075
www.frenchculture.org/