FHS Education Program 2022 Highlight

Education Program

FHS’s Education Program trains future leaders in preservation by offering transatlantic internships to American and French university students in the fields of restoration, horticulture and conservation. Over the past 38 years, more than 530 students have participated in the program, gaining valuable career-changing experience.

Summer Student Exchange Program
The Summer Student Exchange Program provides four-to-eight-week summer internships to horticulture and art history students at leading cultural institutions on both sides of the Atlantic. Students receive stipends ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

International Professional Internship Program
The International Professional Internship Program allows students at the master’s and doctoral levels to participate in internships lasting six months to a year, giving them significant professional experience in their field of study on the other side of the Atlantic. Stipends of $5,000 are offered to participants in this program.

Our University Partners

In France

  • Ecole du Louvre
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Paysage de Versailles
  • Ecole du Breuil
  • Institut National du Patrimoine

 In the United States

  • Bard Graduate Center
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Middlebury College
  • New York University
  • Parsons Paris
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Smith College
  • Tulane University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Georgia
  • Yale University

Our Host Institution Partners

In France

Châteaux and Museums

In the United States

Historic Sites and Museums

  • Barnes Foundation (PA)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (NY)
  • French Colonial America (MO)
  • Hillwood Museum (DC)
  • Historic New England (MA)
  • Historic New Orleans Collection (LA)
  • Laura Plantation (LA)
  • Lyndhurst Mansion (NY)
  • New Orleans Jazz Museum (LA)
  • Preservation Society of Newport (RI)
  • World War II Museum (LA)

Horticulture (France)

Horticulture (US)

  • Chicago Botanic Garden (IL)
  • Longwood Gardens (PA)
  • Magnolia Garden (SC)
  • Middleton Place (SC)
  • New York Botanical Garden (NY)

The Alumni Group of the Education Program was created to form an educational, and soon, professional network between the US and France in the field of heritage preservation, art history, etc.

Alumni of French Heritage Society Education Program

For further information about FHS’ Educational Programs, please contact:

Samantha Kohli-Brisolier
Tel: (33) 1 40 70 07 57