Internships

Apply to Intern at the Women's Center; Apply BY March 11th 11:59PM

Are you passionate about women and gender issues? Do you want to join a justice seeking community that fosters joy?  

Are you actively seeking fulfilling and transformative opportunities for leadership development?

Apply for an Internship for the 2022-2023 school year with the Harvard College Women's Center!

APPLICATIONS CLOSED - Check back in March 2023

The Harvard College Women's Center provides leadership development, professionalism, and mentorship as part of our undergraduate and graduate internships. 

HCWC Interns presenting behind a table at the Student Activities Fair in 2016


Through peer-to-peer education, our interns connect with and engage their peers on issues related to gender equity and gender identity. The Women's Center undergraduate internship is a year-long employment opportunity that will give you the hands-on skills needed to navigate various professional fields after graduation. 

You'll learn how to:

  • Enhance and develop critical thinking, communication and leadership skills
  • Gain a deeper understanding of issues related to women, gender, diversity and social justice
  • Develop comprehensive administrative skills
  • Work in a professional environment both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Maintain a professional office space
  • Effectively manage projects
  • Develop skills to become a stronger ally in an array of different communities

Role and responsibilities:

As a part of this professional development opportunity, you'll be responsible for the creation, organization and implementation of one event per semester of your choice that aligns with the mission of the Women's Center. This event provides a leadership opportunity where the you'll be responsible for submitting a program description, budget, and an implementation and assessment strategy to request funding support from the Women's Center. Upon completion of this event, you'll submit a report explaining how the event raised awareness of women’s issues on Harvard’s campus and/or beyond.

How to apply:

We hire interns during the spring semester, so check back then for updates, or subscribe to our newsletter to catch announcements. 

Committees

Campus Education Committee

The mission of the Education Committee at the Harvard College Women’s Center is to offer critical tools and frameworks to engage in the long-term and continuous work of reconceptualizing gender beyond the binary.

We strive to alleviate the burden of uncompensated education and representation placed on people with marginalized gender identities and create spaces for learning around gender equity through our Gender 101 Workshops and other educational services provided to the Harvard community.

Community Outreach Committee

The Community Outreach Committee creates opportunities within the Houses and Yards to promote social connections for students.

Community Outreach interns are responsible for supporting and empowering students to advance the mission of the Center in creating social connections in their communities. Community Outreach interns expand the presence of the Center in the Yards and the Houses through the First-Year Representative Program (Frosh Reps), the Women of Color Collective, and intern hiring.

 

Programming and Events Committee

The Programming and Events Committee increases student leader representation in matters related to their experience and increase dialogue and collaboration between the Women’s Center and students. Programming and Events interns are responsible for collaborating with student organizations to facilitate planning, publicity, and implementation of programming and initiatives to raise awareness of women’s issues through Women’s Week, Women’s Cabinet, the ART Grants, and social media campaigns.