Opportunities

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.

Art Sci Events
February 21, 2018
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ArtSci News
June 23, 2017
The 2017 Zenith Chamber Music Festival is set for Aug. 15-19 with free chamber performances by local and international artists in some of central Iowa’s most attractive venues.
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