The Center is happy to provide internships for appropriate undergraduate, graduate, and professional students residing in the Boston area. Internships can be invaluable for students and recent graduates who wish to learn by doing, gain hands-on experience, expand their networks, build their resumes and contribute to the health and human rights of women and girls.

Graduate Student Intern

The Graduate Intern will support the Executive Director and Scholars of the Center for Women's Health and Human Rights by providing research, program development, and administrative assistance for the organization's various projects. In carrying out these functions, the Graduate Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with and learn from the Executive Director and Center Scholars, learn about applied sociological research, policy advocacy, and capacity building of a small, ambitious organization. The Graduate Intern will also enjoy ample opportunity to explore her/his own interests through Center-supported research and programs.

Hours are flexible; at least 20 hours/week is preferred, for a minimum of 10 weeks. Position is unpaid, but academic credit is available through the Intern's home institution.

Job Qualifications:

  • Current Graduate Student
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analytical, organizational and general office skills
  • Internet and library research skills
  • Ability to take direction and to work independently
  • Commitment to women's health and human rights

Undergraduate/graduate - women's studies, sociology, health, human services, social justice, and public policy majors strongly encouraged to apply.

Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will support the work of the Center for Women's Health and Human Rights by writing and editing program marketing materials, web site materials, Internet communication, organizational communication, public policy communication, and press releases. Intern will also handle press and public inquiries.

Hours are flexible; at least 20 hours/week is preferred, for a minimum of 10 weeks. Position is unpaid, but academic credit is available through the Intern's home institution.

Please contact the Director, Amy Agigian, if you would like to discuss an internship at the Center. aagigian@suffolk.edu