Women’s and Gender Studies students can choose an internship program, in consultation with the Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, though the Center for Work-Based Learning (Lodge 162) at The University of Montana. So far, students have worked at the Women’s Center, Student Assault Recovery Services, and the Political Science and Anthropology Departments on campus, as well as Women’s Opportunity and Resource Development, Inc. (WORD), Working for Economic Equality and Liberation (W.E.E.L.), YWCA Pathways, and Adventure Life, Inc. in Missoula. Contact Women’s and Gender Studies Program or phone 243-4100. Three or more upper-division credits can be earned towards the Women’s and Gender Studies option.
Institute for Experiential Learning, the premier internship program in Washington DC, offers placements in Women’s and Gender Studies at the National Women’s Health Network, the Center for Women Policy Studies, and the National Organization for Women (NOW). Visit their web site at www.ielnet.org
The Feminist Majority Foundation is seeking highly motivated college students who aspire to become leaders in the feminist movement to serve as interns in their Washington DC and Los Angeles offices. The Feminist Majority internship is listed as one of the nation’s top 100 internship programs by the Princeton Review. Interns benefit from a challenging atmosphere and substantive projects, and gain experience working on the most pressing women’s issues of our time. Full-time Internships (35-40 hours/week), which run for a minimum of two months, are available all year round. Applications are accepted year-round. Contact Silvia Henriquez, Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pro-Choice Public Education Project (PEP) is a national collaborative of 47 pro-choice organizations dedicated to educating and energizing young women about issues of reproductive choice. PEP offers internships in Prt Chester, New York which are flexible part-time positions available during fall and spring semesters and full-time positions during winter and summer sessions. PEP will offer both a stepend and supervised internship for academic credit. For more info. contact www.protectchoice.org or Taal Mclean, Associate, Pro-Choice Public Education Project, 16 Willett Avenue, Port Chester, NY 10573-4326, 914-934-0148 ext.2 (phone), 914-934-0348 (fax).
Feminist Women’s Health Center of Atlanta, GA offers a variety of internship options. FWHC is a women’s health provider, educator, and advocate, and there are many avenues in which students could pursue an internship at the Center. The internships are offered year round. Contact Janelle Yamarick or Jennifer Sorrells at (404) 875-7115.