WCC Internship Program
The WCC Intern Program is designed to allow for a fun and flexible opportunity for Stanford students to engage with the Stanford Women’s Community Center. Interns will shadow a staff member in one of our many program areas. While each intern will shadow a particular program, there is a high degree of flexibility in WCC programming, allowing interns to pursue their own areas of interest throughout their time with the WCC. Interns are primarily responsible for helping their staff mentor with their WCC work, but will also be asked to work on an independent Intern Project during the school year, with guidance from the Intern Coordinator and the staff mentor. In addition, interns should expect to find and contribute to a vibrant community of co-interns and staff members through social events and teamwork on projects
Would you like the opportunity to shadow and learn from a WCC student staff member while engaging and promoting intersectionality, gender equity, social justice, and collective liberation? Then...
Apply to Intern at the WCC!
*Applications for the 2023-24 School Year are now CLOSED!
At the WCC, we aim to center voices that historically have been silenced. We strongly encourage folx of marginalized genders, identities, and backgrounds as well as allies committed to this mission to apply! This is a great opportunity to get involved with the WCC, learn about Stanford, explore ideas around gender equity and social justice, and develop friendships with a cohort of interns and staff members at the WCC.
- Passionate about the WCC's mission of promoting scholarship, leadership, and activism in the Stanford community
- Strong teamwork and communication skills
- 2-3 hours with the WCC per week working with a WCC student staff member
- Participation in one Intern Project during the school year.
- Presence at 1-2 WCC event per quarter (or more)
*No prior knowledge or experience is required.*
We aim to provide interns with:
- A warm introduction to the WCC
- An empowering and inclusive sense of community and belonging on campus
- Meaningful co-curricular involvement
- The opportunity to explore issues of gender, equity and social justice in a safe and non-judgmental environment
- A mentoring relationship with a WCC student staff member that they shadow
- An opportunity to design a project that will publicize a subject of interest to the larger Stanford community
- Training, team-building, and professional development exercises and activities
- Interns will receive a small stipend
**Note: WCC internships are Federal Work-Study eligible or interns can choose to gain one unit a quarter for three quarters with the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department.
Applications Due: October 20th, 2023 @ 11:59pm