Internships and Independent Studies

All concentrators in the Women’s and Gender Studies program complete a practicum through either an internship or an independent study.

Students have recently completed internships with:

Recent independent study topics include Female Life Stages, Geek Culture, Human Trafficking, Women in Public Policy, Feminist Poetics, and Feminism and Horror.

National Women’s Studies Association

The Drake Women’s and Gender Studies program is a member of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). Each year, we offer three complimentary memberships to students in the WGS program. Student members of NWSA receive reduced registration for the annual NWSA conference and are eligible to apply for NWSA scholarships, conference grants, awards, and prizes.

For more information about NWSA student memberships, please contact Melisa Klimaszewski.

ArtSci News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.