Major: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: WGSS 3891; Graded: A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: Three – Nine
Course prerequisites: One WGSS course in any field.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Sophomore: N/A
Academic work requirement: Students will submit several forms/questionnaires to the Internship Coordinator throughout the semester in which interns and supervisors set goals, plan projects, and evaluate performance.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Spring, Summer, Fall
Additional information: Students may only receive credit; all internships must be approved by Internship Coordinator. Coordinator helps ensure that internships align with academic goals and career aspirations. May be repeated for up to 9 credits.
Department internship information:


Sample internship opportunities for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies majors:
Campaign and Advocacy Intern, Research and Editorial Intern, Community Service Intern, Education and Outreach Intern, Public Health Intern

Sample organizations where Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies majors have interned:
Connecticut Public Television, Secretary of the State’s Office, YWCA, Windham Regional Community Council, Planned Parenthood, Vernon Public Defender’s Office, Eastern Highlands Health District, Greeks Against Sexual Assault, The Hartford

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Mick Powell, Assistant Professor in Residence
UConn Stamford, Office 305B

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