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