The Dickinson College Women’s Center
is now accepting applications for its
2013 Internship Program*
The Women’s Center is
looking for students with a curious mind, a strong work ethic, an interest in
learning about the richness of women’s experiences, and a desire to understand
why gender matters affect everyone.
About the Women’s Center:
The Women’s Center IS NOT a student organization. It is a resource center dedicated to
gender education and equality at Dickinson and beyond.
The Women’s Center highlights the issues
affecting the lives of ALL WOMEN across class, race, ethnicity,
sexual orientation, and other types of social difference.
Center fosters meaningful conversation and collaboration among ALL students, faculty, staff, and the
local community on issues of gender – including feminisms, femininities,
masculinities, androgyny, and transgender identities.
all majors, class years, and genders!
No prior experience in gender issues or
campus diversity is required.
| A Lakota-Sioux tipi
by Carolyn Rittenhouse was on display in the Waidner-Spahr Library atrium, as
part of the Indigenous Histories Symposium at Dickinson College, November
2012. The Women’s Center co-sponsored a
workshop and a talk about the experiences of indigenous women today.
Deadline: Sunday, January 27th
Independent, self-motivated, courteous,
reliable, and open to feedback
Interns are encouraged to contribute their
ideas, backgrounds, and interests to enrich our work. They should demonstrate a commitment to the
Women’s Center mission, and a willingness to work and learn from others as part
of a team.
to working a minimum of 8-10 hours a week (for a total of 80 hours over the
course of the semester)
to attend weekly meetings on Thursdays from 11:45am to 1:15pm
and participation at most Women’s Center events (some evening hours required)
and promoting the Women’s Center Library (Write annotations, arrange displays,
and make recommendations on the books, films, posters, magazines, brochures,
research on topics related to programs, events, and workshops
to the Women’s Center online presence via social media outlets
Educating themselves and the campus community
about the work of the center
and participating actively in regular staff meetings, individual supervisory
meetings and office hours, and occasional retreat/leadership development
workshops, programs, and events sponsored by the Women’s Center
with general administrative tasks including front desk support in Landis House
up with Career Center deadlines and assignments for the Transcript Notation
gain practical work experience for life after graduation by:
Applying academic knowledge and life experiences
to meet professional expectations
Building great work habits and effective communication
the value of working with other organizations
familiarity with leadership and advocacy work in higher education, NGOs, and grassroots
Please submit a completed form, resume, and two references (names and
contact information only) at email@example.com.
Deadline: Sunday, January 27th, 2012
*Transcript notation is required for this internship. Visit the Career Center website for details.