University at Albany

WGS Internship Program

Bridging scholarship and social action.

The Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Internship (AWSS 492Y/592) is offered every spring semester as part of the Department's mission to bridge scholarship and social action. The course is open to undergraduate and graduate students from any department, major or discipline that want to experience and reflect on feminist activism, build community, and work towards social justice. Students work with mentors in local community building and social justice organizations and participate in a weekly discussion and seminar.

Some Internship Opportunities Include:

  • Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center
  • Birthnet
  • Capital Roots
  • Center for Women in Government and Civil Society
  • Citizen Action
  • Equinox
  • Gender and Sexuality Resource Council
  • Holding Our Own
  • In Our Own Voices
  • The Legal Project of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association
  • New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • New York Prisoner Justice Network
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Pride Center of the Capital Region
  • The Social Justice Center of Albany
  • U.S. Committee for Refugees & Immigrants
  • Unity House

Here is a full listing with descriptions of Internships.

For more information on the internship, or to request an intern for your organization, contact Rajani Bhatia by email: