Major: Women, 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 – Six
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:
No
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.

 

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

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

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at career.uconn.edu/experiential-learning.

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Mick Powell, Assistant Professor In-Residence
Beach Hall, Room 416
mick.powell@uconn.edu

internships@uconn.edu
career.uconn.edu
860-486-3013

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Website:gss.uconn.edu