The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) welcomes applications from highly motivated individuals interested in a world where human rights for all are respected and enjoyed. The Program Intern will assist in the Center’s work in the area of ending gender-based violence in the world of work.

Encouraged to apply are graduate students and well qualified Junior and Senior year undergraduates for an internship with CWGL for Fall 2018. This internship will have the student work on projects and assignments which may include one or more of the following activities

  • Conducting and compiling research on gender-based violence in the world of work and feminist economic analyses of human rights issues.
  • Monitoring and reporting on related global and national issues, current events and publications and creating resources.
  • Assisting on CWGL’s upcoming advocacy strategy in addressing gender-based violence in the world of work, including initiatives such as a global event in November and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.
  • Developing written and visual materials to complement CWGL’s program initiatives.
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to program initiatives including relevant events and meetings. 


Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated interest (academic, extracurricular, previous jobs) in feminist advocacy, social justice, gender equality, economic and social issues.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and assume responsibility for multiple projects.
  • Able to engage in independent learning, growth, and exploration of topics and issues related to the work of the Center, able to take initiative and have a quick understanding of complex issues.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Experience and/or understanding of human rights research and advocacy with a gender lens.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic area in political science, sociology, international relations, gender studies, or related field
  • Visual communications experience and familiarity with social media platforms.
  • Some global experience
  • Proficiency in a second language.

Interns should be able to spend 15-20 hours a week in the office. This is an unpaid internship that can receive academic credit through your university program. CWGL will work with you to help ensure the internship will meet specific credit requirements.

How to Apply:

Please, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following materials in PDF format: a resume, cover letter (indicating your interest, skills, accomplishments, and fall availability), writing sample, and 3 references (name and email contact). In the subject line of your email please include your Last, First Name - Internship Title (example: West, Sam - Program Intern - Fall Term). Deadline to apply is August 31, 2018.







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