Women's and Gender Studies

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Internship Opportunities

Abby's House

Abby's House offers shelter for battered women in Worcester. There are various opportunities available.

52 High Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Contact: 508-756-5486, info@abbyshouse.org

African Community Education

ACE is a community-oriented educational program targeted towards African refugee immigrant children living in Worcester, Massachusetts. ACE offers interns an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in education and program planning, non-profit development and administration, community and family services more! There are various internships opportunities.

24 Chatham Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Contact: or 508-799-3653, Volunteer@acechildren.org

AIDS Project Worcester

There are various opportunities available.

85 Green Street
Worcester, Ma 01604
Contact: 508-755-3773, infor@aidsprojectworcester.org

American Antiquarian Society

The American Antiquarian Society offers three broad categories of visiting research fellowships with tenures ranging from one to twelve months. All of the fellowships are designed to enable academic independent scholars advanced graduate students to spend an uninterrupted block of time doing research in the AAS library.

185 Salisbury Street,
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
Contact: 508-755-5221

Association for Women in Science

Interns develop content for their website social networking platform, act as an AWIS liaison at Capitol Hill briefings, interact with board members STEM professionals, perform special projects, research apply for grants draft materials for publications.

1321 Duke Street, Suite 210
Alexria, Virginia 22314
Contact: 703-894-4490

The Boston Women's Fund

Summer Philanthropic internship.

14 Beacon St. Suite 805
Boston, Ma 02108
Contact: 617-725-0035, info@bostonwomensfund.org

Center for Women Enterprise

The Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women start grow their own businesses. CWE is a national leader among women's business development agencies. CWE are looking for fundraising special event volunteers.

50 Elm Street, 2nd Floor
Worcester, MA 01609
Contact: Deb Thomas, 508-363-2300, dthomas@cweonline.org

Clark Anti-Violence Education Program (CAVE)

The goal of CAVE is to reduce dating violence sexual assault at Clark University through education programs campaigns throughout the year. It is a coordinated effort by several offices at Clark, including law enforcement, the Dean of Students office, athletics, health care services, the counseling center, residence life, judicial board, representatives from student government, and other concerned student groups. Peer educators are trained to perform various functions, such as:

  • Performing key roles in violence prevention programming
  • Manning informational tables in the student center
  • Training other students on how to be peer educators

For more information on how to become a peer educator, please contact either Prof. Denise Hines dhines@clarku.edu or Prof. Kathleen Palm Reed kpalm@clarku.edu

Dress for Success Worcester

At Dress for Success Boston, their mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women. They do this by providing professional attire, a network of support the career development tools to help women thrive in work in life. There are various opportunities available.

484 Main Street
Suite 110
Worcester, MA 01608
Contact: (508) 796-5660, worcester@dressforsuccess.org

The Feminist Majority Foundation

Public Health Policy Interns work on challenging projects across the National Partnership's health IT quality improvement agendas, including state federal policy research development related to a wide range of health reform issues.

1600 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 801
Arlington, VA 22209
703-522-2214
Contact: jobs@nationalpartnerships.org

Girls Incorporated/

Girls Incorporated of Worcester (Girls Inc.) is a non-profit organization with a proud 98 year history of supporting girls to navigate successfully through the challenges of growing up female, of inspiring girls to dream big dreams gain the skills confidence to achieve them, to, with them, be their voice in the community.There are various opportunities available.

125 Providence Street,
Worcester, MA 01604
Contact: info@girlsincworcester.org

Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR)

IWPR conducts rigorous research disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialogue, strengthens families, communities, societies. There are various opportunities available.

1200 18th Street NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC 20036
Contact: http://www.iwpr.org/about/contact-us

The Institute for Women's Policy Research

Research interns provide administrative research support to researchers. Communications Online Communications interns provide administrative editorial support to the communications team with emphasis on web online communications. Development interns help the development team with direct mail, grant-management, funder research other elements of nonprofit fundraising. Accounting interns provide support to the Director of finance Administration. Duties include payroll credit card expense allocations related data entry; accounts payable tasks; bank reconciliations; creating maintaining spreadsheets including funder financial reports; compiling Form 990 annual audit records; preparing budgets to actual reports for Board committee meetings organizing financial records.

1200 18th Street NW, Suite 301
Washington, DC 20036
202-785-5100
Contact: Claudia Williams at internships@iwpr.org

Mass NARAL

Mass NARAL offers Communications Social Media Engagements Internships.

15 Court Square, Suite 900
Boston, Ma 02108
617-556-8800
Contact: Erica Brunner at Erica@prochoicemass.org

Mass Society for the Preventions of Cruelty to Children

There are various opportunities available.

3815 Washington Street, Suite 2
Boston, Ma 02130
617-587-1500
Contact: info@mspcc.org

Oxfam America

Global Compensation Benefits Specialists help develop compensation levels for all positions utilizing salary survey data from international, national, regional, local sources, to ensure internal external equity.

226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor
Boston, Ma 02114
800-776-9326
Contact: internsvolunteers@oxfamamerica.org

Pathways for Change

Pathway for Change addresses the impact of sexual violence by providing quality multicultural services to those whose lives have been impacted by sexual violence to provide education geared toward ending violence.

588 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Contact: http://centralmasspfc.org/contact-us/

Planned Parenthood

There are various opportunities in Administrative Projects Support.

1055 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Contact: 617-616-1660

Running Start

Running Start is a Political internship program. Each spring fall, seven Running Start/Walmart Star Fellows are selected through a highly competitive application process. Star Fellows intern for a female Member of Congress Monday through Thursday each Friday are trained by political experts in Running Start's office then mentored by high level political mentors. Star Fellows live together in a house on Capitol Hill, free of charge, are provided with a $2,000 living stipend for the semester.

1111 16th Street NW, Suite 420
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-223-3895
Fax: 202-223-4136
Email: info@runningstartonline.org

Worcester Historical Museum

There are various opportunities available.

30 Elm Street
Worcester, Ma 01609
Contact: 508-753-8278

Women, Action, Media

A nonprofit dedicated to gender justice in the media. They offer internships in the fall semester.

7 Temple Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel.: 617-876-5310
Contact: mina@womenactionmedia.org, wam@womenactionmedia.org

Women Enabled International

Social Media and Press Relations Intern Women Enabled International, Inc. seeks an undergraduate or graduate student for an unpaid internship during both the fall and spring semesters. We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic student who can commit to working a minimum of 15 – 20 hours per week throughout the 2014-15 school year. Although Women Enabled International, Inc. is headquartered in Washington, DC, a mature committed intern can work remotely communicate with the organization online via Skype, email phone. This is a unique opportunity to work in an innovative, rapidly growing nonprofit organization, gain improve skills, gain experience working in collaboration with others.

Contact: Stephanie Ortoleva, Esq.,
Washington D.C. 202-630-3818 womenenabled@gmail.com

Women's International League for Peace Freedom (WILPF)

The Women's International League for Peace Freedom (WILPF), PeaceWomen Program offers a United Nations (UN) Security Council Monitor (SCM) Research Fellowship through our New York City UN office. This competitive unpaid fellowship is offered to graduate students or professionals interested in women, peace security issues. A small travel stipend is included. The experience offers an opportunity to do analysis, research write about women, peace conflict issues gain experience with grassroots communications non-governmental organization management in the context of the United Nations.

777 UN Plaza, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10017
Contact: Abigail Ruane abigail@peacewomen.org, 212-682-1265

Worcester Art Museum

There are various opportunities available.

55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
Phone: 508-799-4406

Worcester Women's Oral History Project

The Worcester Women's Oral History Project aims to record, collect, share the personal historical memories of women throughout the broader Worcester community.

30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Contact: 508-767-1852

YWCA

There are various opportunities in Child Care Services including Group Leader School Aged Site Coordinator.

One Salem Square
Worcester, Ma 01608
Contact: 508-791-3181, hr@ywcacentralmass.org