Resources for:

    Internships & Student Organizations

    Women's and Gender Studies

    Internships

    Women's and Gender Studies students are strongly encouraged to make internships part of their regular course work. Students may be involved with internships part time during the school year or during the summer. Among the organizations that have accepted women's studies interns are:

    • National Organization for Women
    • Women and Poverty Initiative
    • Planned Parenthood
    • People Against Domestic Abuse
    • Equal Employment Opportunities Commission
    • YWCA Alternatives of Janesville
    • Beloit Domestic Violence Center
    • Big Brothers/Sisters Program
    • APFV (Association for the Prevention of Family Violence, Inc.)
    • Boys and Girls clubs of Janesville
    • United Community Center (UCC)
    • Watertown Memorial Hospital
    • World Financial Group
    • Head Start / Early Head Start
    • YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee
    • Elks / Easter Seals Respite Camp
    • Easter Seals Wisconsin

    Student Organizations

    Students serve as coordinators and volunteers in the Warhawk Involvement Center and have the opportunity to make presentations about various issues affecting women, such as nutrition and fitness, the job market, and international women's concerns. Students involved with the Center can help organize speakers and events about topical issues. Women's and Gender Studies students also participate with the Residence Hall Association, organizing diversity activities such as "Boxes and Walls" and the "Take Back the Night" event, which addresses women's safety issues.

    Additionally, the UW-W Wellness Center & the Sexual Assault Prevention Advisory Committee advises SAVE, an organization that seeks to raise awareness about sexual assault, stalking, harassment and dating violence.

    Location

    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

    Contact

    Office of the Dean
    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: devittv@uww.edu

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