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Berridge Programs offers a unique employment opportunity inspiring and mentoring young artists aged 18-22. Immerse yourself in a vibrant community of artists in picturesque Normandy, France, where you can share your experience, enthusiasm and passion for your craft. Our work environment is both fun and challenging, offering rewarding experiences that are culturally and personally enriching. You'll have the space to nurture your creative practice while teaching, mentoring and contributing to community life. Berridge offers a range of benefits including competitive salaries, travel stipends, comprehensive teacher training, paid time off, travel health insurance and professional liability insurance. Join a dynamic group of artists in a stunning setting and make a meaningful impact on the next generation of creatives.

Berridge Programs is dedicated to fostering diversity within our staff. We strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including people with lived experiences in communities of color and LGBTQIA+ communities.


Read the job descriptions below and then complete the online application found HERE. Please include your resume in the space provided on the online application. If you have any questions about employment at Berridge Programs, please contact Andrea Mardon, Executive Director at



Berridge Programs seeks applicants for our Artist in Residence program, offering a 3 to 6-month opportunity to live and work in our creative community. We welcome artists from any country, including the US, Canada, and Europe. Start dates in June and January; full 6-month commitment preferred. Includes room, board, travel, and a monthly stipend based on experience.

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Berridge Programs is seeking to hire a French Language Specialist for our creative gap year programs in Normandy, France. This is a fully residential position that provides an opportunity to live in community and provide French conversational language lessons at all levels and serve as a cultural educator, offering insights into French language, art, and customs that students can integrate into their daily lives while abroad. 

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Berridge Programs is seeking Teaching Artists in Film, Writing, Photography, Music Production or Studio Art for our creative gap year program in Normandy, France. This fully residential position offers the unique opportunity to live in a vibrant artistic community while teaching and mentoring young artists age 18-22.  Contracts range from 4-12 weeks.

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Berridge Programs seeks a fluent French-speaking Field Leader for our creative gap year programs in Normandy, France. This fully residential position involves mentoring students aged 18-22, teaching basic French, and managing program logistics. Ideal for individuals passionate about cultural immersion, art, and guiding young artists through personal and creative growth in an international environment.

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